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No sleep, no smile: Lack of shut eye reduces positivity, feelings of happiness

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Jun 25, 2020 … TRONDHEIM, Norway — A new study is emphasizing just how important a regular and consistent sleep schedule is to one’s overall wellbeing. Researchers from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology say that lack of sleep can make a person feel less happy, lazier, and less attentive the following day. “Not in the sense that we…

Study: Science Underestimated The Dangers Of Sleep Deprivation

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Nov 26, 2019 … EAST LANSING, Mich. — It can be tempting to try and cut back on sleep. After all, think of all the extra tasks we could all accomplish if we weren’t snoozing all night! Of course, sleep isn’t something one can choose to just stop doing, it’s not exercise or meditation. Sleep is an absolute necessity for…

Study Reveals How Poor Sleep Raises Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

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Jun 17, 2020 … BERKELEY, Calif. — Can’t get a good night’s sleep? For many years, researchers have known that there is an association between interrupted sleep and an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. The mechanism that causes this increased risk has eluded scientists — until now. Researchers from the University of California at Berkeley say that interrupted sleep…

Expert Warns Lack Of Sleep Changes DNA Behavior, Can Lead To Weight Gain, High Blood Pressure

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Aug 30, 2019 … An alarming new survey of British adults finds just 17% log the recommended eight hours of sleep a night. LONDON — Everyone knows sleep is important, but that doesn’t stop millions from staying up late and neglecting their beauty rest each night. There’s no shortage of research showing how lack of ample sleep can affect one’s…

Teens who don’t get enough sleep much more likely to battle depression

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Jul 02, 2020 … READING, England — A good night’s sleep is really important for the developing brain. The brain’s growth and development can suffer if it’s not well rested. That’s especially the case for younger minds. A new study led by researchers from the University of Reading shows a strong connection between poor sleep in teenagers and a…

Deep Sleep A Natural ‘Fountain Of Youth’ In Old Age, Study Says

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Dec 16, 2017 … BERKELEY, Calif. — Do you find you’re forgetting where you left your keys more and more frequently as you get older? Perhaps you’re just not getting enough deep sleep. A new study finds that as people age and their ability to get truly restful sleep diminishes, their risk of memory loss and a wide range…

Always Hungry? Getting Adequate Sleep Can Help You Feel Full More Often

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Sep 23, 2019 … UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Have you been noticing you’re not quite as satisfied as you used to be after a big meal? According to a new study, your sleeping habits may be to blame for feeling hungry more frequently. Researchers at Penn State University say not getting enough sleep for just a few days can change…

Even Brainless Jellyfish Sleep at Night! Study Details Breakthrough Discovery

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Sep 26, 2017 … PASADENA, Calif. — It’s a dreamy scene: jellyfish sleeping upside down, deep on the ocean floor. Doing little other than pulsating gently all day, it turns out this is enough work for the jellyfish Cassiopea, the upside-down jellyfish, to want a good night’s rest. The recent discovery out of Caltech laboratories that these simple creatures need…

Study: Student Athletes Often Suffer Sleep Paralysis, Hallucinations In Bed

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Jun 07, 2018 … BALTIMORE — Despite the many health benefits associated with playing sports, a new study finds that student athletes are prone to sleep paralysis and dream-like hallucinations as one wakes or goes to sleep. Researchers from the University of Arizona say these issues are independently associated with depression among the young athletes. Using data from 189…

Tired Nation: Americans Now Averaging Less Than 6 Hours Of Sleep Per Night

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Jan 20, 2020 … Annual survey reveals adults are sleeping a staggering 47 minutes less than they did in 2018. Respondents had 105 “terrible” nights of sleep on average in 2019 — up from 99 in 2018. NEW YORK — As the years press forward, sleep is becoming a frustratingly harder challenge for many Americans. That’s the main finding of…

Poor Sleep Makes People Feel Lonely, Anti-Social — And The Effect Is ‘Contagious’

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May 20, 2019 … BERKELEY, Calif. — By now, we should all be aware of the health dangers that come with a lack of sleep, but new research from the University of California, Berkeley suggests that poor sleeping habits can also lead a person — and even those around them — to become more anti-social. The study finds that…

More Teens Sleep Deprived Than Ever Before Thanks To Smartphones, Study Finds

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Oct 23, 2017 … NEW YORK — More teens than ever before aren’t getting a sufficient amount of sleep, and too much screen time — particularly from smartphones — is likely to blame, a new study finds. Researchers at San Diego State University and Iowa State University looked at data from two large, nationally-representative studies covering more than 360,000 American…

Study: Poor Sleep In Early Childhood Leads To Attention Issues, Social & Emotional Disabilities

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Apr 04, 2017 … BOSTON — Recent research has shown the importance and great benefits of a good night’s rest: in fact a study last month compares quality shut-eye to winning the lottery. Meanwhile, the negative health impacts of sleepless nights are also well documented — for adults. Now a new study shows how poor sleep in early childhood can significantly…

Self-Esteem & Sleep: Need For Perfection, Negative Thoughts Keep Teens Awake At Night

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Apr 03, 2020 … ADELAIDE, Australia — The years between 12 and 20 are a period of self-discovery and self-doubt for the average teen. It’s hard not to compare oneself to others in high school, especially in today’s day and age of Instagram and selfies. Now, a new study conducted at Flinders University finds that teenagers experience insomnia most often…

Less Than Half Of U.S. Children Are Getting Enough Sleep On School Nights

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Oct 31, 2019 … NEW ORLEANS — While waking up in time to catch the morning school bus may be a distant memory for many of us, every age group can relate to feeling exhausted all day due to lack of sleep. The problem may especially be more prominent for kids, whose developing brains need sufficient rest each night. Now,…

Study: Babies Introduced To Solid Foods Earlier Sleep Longer, Wake Less Frequently At Night

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Apr 08, 2019 … LONDON — If getting your infant to wake up less frequently overnight and log more hours of shuteye overall, then this research is for you. A new study finds that babies transitioned to solid food earlier sleep longer and woke less frequently overnight. Researchers at King’s College London and St. George’s University of London say that the…

Symptoms Of Sleeping Disorders Burden Women Worse Than Men, Study Finds

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Jan 01, 2018 … QUEENSLAND, Australia — A lack of sleep can ruin anyone’s day, but a recent study found that women are more profoundly affected by sleeping disorders or a night of poor rest than men. Researchers at the SleepGP clinic in Australia performed a retrospective clinical audit of 744 adult patients who sought medical attention for sleeping disorders…

Power Of One: Losing Single Night’s Sleep May Raise Levels Of Alzheimer’s Biomarker

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Jan 13, 2020 … UPPSALA, Sweden — The “all-nighter,” in which students stay up all night studying or completing school work, has become synonymous with the modern college experience. While it’s obviously unhealthy to stay up all night frequently, the occasional all-nighter isn’t typically considered detrimental to one’s well being. Now, quite surprisingly, a new study conducted at Uppsala University…

Pandemic Exhaustion: Coronavirus Affecting Sleep Habits For 77% Of Americans

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Apr 16, 2020 … UNITED STATES — It’s hard enough to fall asleep when times are normal, but add an extra viral pandemic to the mix and millions of Americans are finding themselves up all night due to worry, anxiety, and fear for the future. A recent piece of research surveyed 1,014 Americans on their sleep habits in the wake…

Neurological Night Shift: Immune Cells Rewire, Repair Our Brains As We Sleep

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Oct 22, 2019 … ROCHESTER, N.Y. — On a conscious level, sleep is an opportunity to leave our thoughts behind and rest up. But, on a subconscious level, our brains keep on working. Vivid dreams are just one prime example of the fact that our brains never really shut down. Now, new research reveals another important neurological function being taken…

Sleep Well, Live Longer: Study Links Insomnia To Heart Attack, Stroke

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Dec 07, 2017 … SHENYANG, China — Struggling to fall asleep can be maddening, but it may also carry serious health risks. A recent study finds that insomnia can increase the risk of heart attacks and strokes. With more people suffering from insomnia symptoms than ever, including difficulty initiating sleep, difficulty maintaining sleep, early-morning awakening, and non-restorative sleep, the…