News tagged with sleep

Can't sleep? Quit smoking

As the NHS prepares to launch Stoptober 2013, new research published in Psychology, Health & Medicine has found another reason to quit smoking - giving up smoking improves sleep. Smoking is a leading cause of preventable death ...

Sep 20, 2013
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Why kids breathe easier in summer

A good night's sleep is important to our children's development. But with the first day of school just passed, many children are at increased risk for sleep breathing disorders that can impair their mental ...

Sep 17, 2013
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Researchers pin down the genetics of going under

(Medical Xpress)—Falling asleep in your bed at night and being "put to sleep" under general anesthesia – as well as waking up in the morning or coming out of anesthesia – aren't quite the same thing, yet they share ...

Sep 06, 2013
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Sleep boosts production of brain support cells

Sleep increases the reproduction of the cells that go on to form the insulating material on nerve cell projections in the brain and spinal cord known as myelin, according to an animal study published in the ...

Sep 03, 2013
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