Health

Troubled sleep a possible risk factor for type 2 diabetes

As the Christmas season starts to ramp up, University of South Australia researchers are reminding people to prioritize a good night's sleep as new research shows that a troubled sleep may be associated with risk factors ...

Health

Long, regular sleep key to kindergarten success

Long, restful and—most importantly—regular sleep is key to helping kindergarteners adjust to school, and a new study urges parents to start forming good sleep habits a full year ahead of time.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Sleep problems can lead to teen depression

New evidence suggests that sleep difficulties, long thought to be a symptom of adolescent depression, might actually come first.

Health

Age 40 is when busy Americans get the least sleep

A graph of how long Americans sleep forms a U-shaped pattern across our lives, with age 40 being the low point and hours of sleep starting to creep back up about age 50, Medical College of Georgia investigators report.

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