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Sudden infant death syndrome: New safe sleep guidelines issued

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Sudden infant death syndrome is the leading cause of death for babies under the age of 1 year. In a new policy statement, the American Academy of Pediatrics have updated ...

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Sleep deprivation may lower ‘good’ cholesterol

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Published in the journal Scientific Reports, the study found that sleep loss leads to changes in genes that are responsible for regulatingcholesterol levels. What is more, two population cohorts reveal ...

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Phones need ‘bed mode’ to protect sleep


Smartphones, tablets and e-readers should have an automatic “bedtime mode” that stops them disrupting people’s sleep, says a leading doctor. Prof Paul Gringras argued the setting should filter out the ...

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Narcolepsy cases linked to flu vaccine subject to new compensation dispute


Government lawyers are seeking to block compensation payments to people who developed the devastating sleep disorder, narcolepsy, as a result of a faulty swine flu vaccine. The Pandemrix vaccine made ...

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How sleep training can rid your brain of sexism and racism

Sleep training 'may reduce racism and sexism'

Levels of unconscious racist and sexist bias have been reduced by manipulating the way the brain learns during sleep. A team at Northwestern University, Chicago, played sounds while people slept ...

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Shift work linked to sleep problems, poor metabolic health

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Dolly Parton once sang that working 9-5 is “all taking and no giving,” but working outside of these hours may take away much more – when it comes to our ...

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Can Orange Glasses Help You Sleep Better?

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Most evenings, before watching late-night comedy or reading emails on his phone, Matt Nicoletti puts on a pair of orange-colored glasses that he bought for $8 off the Internet. “My ...

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A Long Night’s Sleep May Be Bad for You

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Many of us try, but often fail, to get eight hours’ sleep each night. This is widely assumed to be the ideal amount – but some experts now say it’s ...

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Ryan Reynolds jokes that his 2-month-old daughter James is ‘allergic to sleep’

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LIKE many new parents, Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds are convinced their baby is “allergic to sleep”. Reynolds and his wife are struggling to catch up on their shut eye ...

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