A good night’s sleep is important for a well-functioning body and mind, but the best time for you to get that sleep depends on a number of factors.
Shift work and long hours are common working conditions in health care.
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Disturbed sleep can worsen depressive symptoms of health care workers whose jobs come with high levels of emotional labor and work-family conflict.
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Almost half of the participants in a study of bedrooms said they have or might have a sleep problem and they would prefer not to use the room for multiple activities.
Daylight saving time is back again – amid some controversy.
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Americans are divided on their preference for daylight saving time versus standard time. But research shows that our bodies fare better when aligned with the natural light of standard time.
A common symptom of not getting enough quality sleep is ‘brain fog’ — when thoughts aren’t as clear and focused as they should be.
We live in a world where we frequently do not get enough sleep, but we need sleep if our brains are going to stay healthy and function efficiently.
Your brain can imagine things that haven’t happened or that don’t even exist.
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By learning what parts of the brain are crucial for imagination to work, neuroscientists can look back over hundreds of millions of years of evolution to figure out when it first emerged.
Getting enough good sleep each night can have benefits for your fitness.
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Even the world’s best athletes say sleep is important for helping them perform well.
Most of us have a natural sleep cycle of just over 24 hours. Experts think it’s an evolutionary adaptation to help us adjust to different day lengths.
Here are some tips of how to rethink the sound of your leaking tap, which should help bring you a decent night’s sleep. Or you could just fix the tap.
Most of us are eager to avoid getting sick this time of year.
Here are some simple things you can do everyday to help your immune system fight off infections.
If you’ve had trouble sleeping during or after a COVID infection, you’re not alone.
A few one-off late nights and sleep-ins won’t hurt, but it’s best not to fall completely off the bedtime routine wagon during the holidays.
When sleep routines have gone haywire, there are things to keep in mind to help the whole family reset.
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Sound sleep, for long enough every night, with consistent bed and wake-up times are critical for kids’ health. A child development expert suggests some overarching tips to help get you there.
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Getting a good night’s sleep is essential for the whole family. Here are some tips to try if your child struggles with poor sleep.
The key is to understand what is happening, and then help them relax.
For those prone to seasonal affective disorder, a shift in the sleep cycle can impact energy levels.
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Research shows that young adults and women are particularly susceptible to seasonal affective disorder.
Sleep plays a critically important role in the recovery process in the days following a concussion.
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While high-profile concussions in the NFL have brought renewed attention to the gravity of head injuries, they can also occur on the playground or during junior varsity practices – with lasting effects.
We found being a night owl increased the risk of having behavioural problems and delayed brain development in later adolescence.
Snoring and sleep apnoea can cause issues such as tiredness during the day for the person snoring and their bed partner. What treatments are available?
Electronic devices are not, in and of themselves, a source of visual problems. Using these devices inappropriately can interfere with the natural development of the eye, as well as reading and learning skills.
The impact of using electronic devices is critical during the first years of life, both visually and on the cognitive and social development of the child.