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Scientists Find the Insomnia Gene

For the first time in history, seven risk genes have been linked to insomnia by…

Rachael Herman

Poor Academic Performance Linked to Irregular Sleeping Patterns

In prior studies, scientists analyzed different variations of sleep patterns, including data on quality of…

Rachael Herman

Neonatal Complications More Prevalent if Mother Has Sleep Apnea

There is a higher risk of congenital abnormalities and the need for resuscitation in babies…

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The Link Between Brain Disease and Dreams

New research out of the University of Toronto by Dr. John Peever has attempted to…

Rachael Herman

Sleep Loss Due to Climate Change Concerns

It’s no longer a metaphor when someone says that climate change keeps them awake at…

Rachael Herman

Risk of Atrial Fibrillation May be Higher in Patients with Sleep Apnea

New research, as presented at the 2017 ATS International Conference, found that patients with obstructive…

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Pollution May be Contributing to Sleep Disturbances

New research, as presented at the 2017 American Thoracic Society International Conference, found that exposure…

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Lonely Young Adults Suffer from Poor Sleep Quality

More than 2000 young British adults were surveyed by scientists from King’s College London.  Findings…

Rachael Herman

NCAA and ASA – Interassociation Task Force on Sleep

Earlier this month, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) convened a panel of experts to…

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Sleeping Pills Increase Risk of Hip Fracture in Older Adults

New research out of Cardiff University and King’s College London has found that older adults…

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