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Think you can get by on less than 5 hours of sleep tonight? Here's why you can't  CNBC

A new study finds that losing even just two hours of sleep a night can make you less likely to cope with frustrating situations — and might even intensify anger.


Are you a sleep texter? You’re not alone  The Guardian

In case you needed another reason not to keep your phone beside your bed, a quarter of students report this modern form of parasomnia.


Losing just TWO hours sleep is enough to affect your mood… how you can get a better night’s rest  The Scottish Sun

WE all get a bit grouchy after losing some sleep - no one likes being tired. In fact, new research found losing just two hours sleep a night is enough to make you ...


Pinterest's 2019 Health & Wellness Trends Show That Sleep & Rethinking Drinking Are Going To Be Big Next Year  Bustle

As anyone with a pulse will likely affirm, 2018 was a long, long year with zero shortage of things to discuss, from politics to pop culture. With the year winding ...


13 Dreamy Gifts for the Person Who Loves to Sleep  Greatist

Give the people on your list the gift of a better, more relaxing sleep with these snooze-inducing gifts for people who love to sleep (or just want more of it). So yeah ...


44% of people here not getting enough sleep, survey shows  The Straits Times

A recent survey appears to confirm what many have suspected for a long time: Singaporeans are not getting enough sleep.. Read more at straitstimes.com.


Womb-inspired bedroom designed to help guests 'sleep like a baby'  The Independent

Designers have dreamed up the ultimate boutique getaway to help guests sleep like a baby on their travels – a bedroom that resembles a womb. Experts spent ...


I Hired a Sleep Coach to Manage Hollywood Stress (Guest Column)  Hollywood Reporter

To combat the "epidemic" of insufficient sleep, UCLA and Equinox designed a research-based training program, tested for The Hollywood Reporter by new mom ...


Holiday Sleep: Is the busy time of year affecting your sleep?  KTUU.com

With all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, experts talk about why getting enough sleep is important for both adults and kids this time of year.


The best place to sit on a plane if you want to get a good night's sleep  INSIDER

Getting some shut-eye on planes is a common goal, but it is never that easy. We talked to an expert to see which plane seat is best.


'Sleep suit' safety aid demonstrates the dangers of driving while tired  The Telegraph

As the Christmas party season begins in earnest the conversation around driving while drunk is going to crop up for a lot of us as we all pick our designated ...


Yes, There Is Such a Thing as Getting Too Much Sleep  Mental Floss

Regularly getting a good night's rest is incredibly important. While you're sleeping, your body is sorting memories, cleaning out your brain, boosting your immune ...


The value of sleep in business success  Business Up North

An expert in health and wellbeing is using her life experiences in an initiative that helps the region's workforce cope with the stresses of modern living through ...


How smoking cannabis can affect your sleep for better or worse  INSIDER

Many people report using weed to help them drift off to a slumber, so INSIDER found out the effects that weed could be having on your sleep.


It's possible to get too much sleep, but don't let that keep you up at night  Popular Science

At this point we should all know that we need to get eight hours of sleep per night. Any less and you're functioning below normal. But is it possible to get too ...


Science Says This Is the Truly Stunning Thing That Happens to People Who Sleep Too Much. (Source: A Massive New Sleep Study)  Inc.

Getting enough sleep is one of the easiest things you can do to boost your memory, improve your mood, and positively affect many other parts of your life.


Praise in wake of Aberdeen park sleep-out  Aberdeen Evening Express

A charity boss today praised all those who took part in an Aberdeen sleep-out event in a bid to raise millions of pounds for a housing initiative. Josh Littlejohn ...


Seven habits that help promote sound sleep  Business Daily

Getting a good night's sleep is probably one of the most important things you can do for your health, as your body repairs and helps restore itself during those ...


‘Sleep Texting’ Is Real, Say Villanova University Researchers  CBS Philly

Follow CBSPHILLY Facebook | Twitter. VILLANOVA, Pa. (CBS) – We've heard of talking in our sleep…but texting?! According to researchers at Villanova, sleep ...


Nectar Sleep's "Make America Sleep Again" Video Voted YouTube's Ad of the Year  PRNewswire

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Nectar Sleep, the fastest-growing e-commerce mattress company in the world, was just announced as the ...


VIDEO: Thousands brave the Dundee cold for Sleep in the Park homelessness event  The Courier

Thousands of hardy souls slept under the open sky in Tayside's freezing winter conditions to raise money for homeless people across Scotland. Organised by ...


Why can't I sleep? The five foods experts recommend you avoid if you want a good night's sleep  RSVP Live

Sleep experts share their tips on what not to eat or drink if you're looking for a good rest.


Sleeping for more than eight hours a day? It may up early death risk  Economic Times

Sleeping too much may even up risk of cardiovascular events like stroke and heart failure.


Sufficient sleep in childhood may lead to healthy BMI later  IOL

Regular and sufficient sleep from early childhood may be important for gaining healthy body weight in adolescence.


Moderate or severe sleep apnea doubles risk of hard-to-treat hypertension in African-Americans  National Institutes of Health

African-Americans with moderate or severe sleep apnea are twice as likely to have hard-to-control high blood pressure when their sleep apnea goes untreated, ...


Anatomy of the perfect night's sleep, according to science  The Telegraph

What does your nightly routine look like? For some it's ultra luxurious – think silk eye mask and essential oils – and for others getting some serious zzzs is a low ...


Negative Effects of Weed: How Cannabis Impacts Sleep  Civilized

While the potential negative effects of weed can vary from person to person, some experts in the medical marijuana world believe that cannabis may be ...


THE LIBRARY SHELF: Are you getting the sleep you need?  Stillwater News Press

So, I don't sleep. Not really. Maybe 5 hours on a good night. Once I fall asleep, I am out for the night, but getting to sleep in the first.


dayzz Launches Personalized Sleep Training App Based on Big Data Analysis  PRNewswire

TEL AVIV, Israel, December 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovative corporate sleep solution provider dayzz launched today its sleep training app built for...


Lifeways staff to keep top up payments for sleep-in shifts  The Bolton News

STAFF who help adults with learning difficulties are celebrating the success of their campaign which saw off a possible pay cut.


A London hotel has designed a 'womb room' to try and help you sleep like a baby  INSIDER

Architects spent nine months designing rooms in a London hotel that resemble a womb.


The best-selling sleep supplements for 2018 revealed  Daily Mail

If you're a troubled sleeper, then it might be time to reach for a supplement in your quest towards eight hours sleep. But there is one selling out above all others ...


Sleep Dreams initiative gives new beds to 32 Clark children - Winchester Sun  Winchester Sun

The Williams Agency, in partnership with The Terf Project and Leggett and Platt, hosted its first Sleep Dreams event. One student, enthused with her new bed, ...


Sleep in the Park: Hundreds tackle homelessness by camping out in Dundee city centre  The Courier

Hundreds of people camped out in Dundee city centre as part of a mass sleep-out aimed at ending homelessness. The Sleep in the Park event – which also took ...


Sleep in the Park: hundreds brave near-freezing temperatures in Dundee’s Slessor Gardens for homeless folk  Evening Telegraph

Hundreds of fundraisers braved near-freezing temperatures at Slessor Gardens to support homeless people across Scotland. Participants, armed only with ...


BSA Troop 1 to sleep on sidewalk Friday night to raise awareness for homelessness - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

Friday marks Boy Scouts Troop No. 1's Homeless Awareness Night, when Scouts collect donations as they experience for one night how those in need live ...


Tracking my sleep made my insomnia worse  The Sydney Morning Herald

This year will forever go down as the year that I forgot how to sleep. I've gone from being a person who conks out the moment my head hits the pillow to ...


'I sleep in the bedroom my son left behind'  BBC News

Tony Poku's son Elyon was stabbed to death three months ago at a party.


Why We Sleep, and Why We Often Can’t  The New Yorker

Zoë Heller on whether our contemporary obsession with sleep obscures what makes it special in the first place.


Sleep Texting Is A Real Issue, A New Study Shows, & Here's How To Tell If You're Doing It  Bustle

If you sleep with your phone, a new study from Villanova University published in the Journal of American College Health might make you kick your digital BAE ...


Sleep, Don't Cram, Before Finals for Better Grades  U.S. News & World Report

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter. (HealthDay). MONDAY, Dec. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- It's a college tradition to pull "all-nighters" during final exams.


Boutique hotel's bedrooms designed like womb will make you sleep like baby  Mirror Online

The Zed Rooms bedrooms with their muted lighting, soft pink walls and high-tech mattresses have been designed to encourage positivity, relaxation and ...


Axovant Leaves Sleep Space, After Study of REM Sleep Behavior Disorder Patients Doesn't Meet Primary Endpoint  Sleep Review

Axovant Sciences yesterday reported topline results of a 34-patient, exploratory phase 2 clinical study of nelotanserin for the treatment of REM sleep behavior ...


Nelotanserin misses REM sleep behavior disorder trial endpoint  The Pharma Letter

A trial of a treatment for REM sleep behavior disorder failed to meet its main goal, said Switzerland-based biotech firm Axovant Sciences (Nasdaq; AXON), ...


EastEnders: will Linda sleep with Stuart after kissing him?  Radio Times

Linda Carter (Kellie Bright) has been left disgusted with herself on tonight's EastEnders after she kissed sinister Stuart Highway (Ricky Champ). The Queen Vic ...


Sleep in the Park: senior Dundee councillor leaves early after ‘breaking the rules over booze’  Evening Telegraph

One of Dundee City Council's most senior councillors has admitted she “broke the rules” at Sleep in the Park after reportedly arriving at the event under the ...


9 things you need for a better night's sleep  Popular Science

Hibernation isn't an option for human beings, unfortunately. That means we've got to make sure every eight-hour allotment is elevated to cloud nine.


How to get your baby to sleep through the night? This Belfast woman has all the answers  Belfast Live

Whether it's frequent night waking or early morning waking and everything in between, Susan has the answers.


Sufficient sleep in childhood may lead to healthy BMI later- details inside  Times Now

New York: Is your child facing trouble in sleeping? If so, parents take note. Regular and sufficient sleep from early childhood may be important for gaining ...


Netflix’s biggest competition isn’t sleep — It’s YouTube  VentureBeat

Netflix insists sleep is its biggest competitor. But YouTube may actually be a greater threat in the battle for India's users.


If You Take an OTC Sleeping Pill Every Night, Stop! This Is What Experts Have to Say  POPSUGAR

It doesn't matter how much more you try to squeeze into your busy life, at the end of the day, sleep is nonnegotiable. Maybe that's why there's an entire.


7 Mistakes You Make at Night That Are Ruining Your Sleep  SELF

Stop sabotaging your rest! Learn how these mistakes you make at night can completely ruin your sleep.


Kristen Fitchko - Give The “Gift of Sleep” This Holiday Season  WKYC.com

Everyone needs more sleep! Here's how you can give the gift of sleep to everyone on your holiday shopping list.


Sleep Finds It's Goldilocks Range  American Council on Science and Health

How much sleep is enough? How about naps, I personally love a nice little afternoon nap after perhaps a bit too much lunch. A new report from PURE, the ...


Some hyperactive kids may have sleep apnea, not ADHD  CTV News

Experts say some children diagnosed with ADHD may actually be suffering from sleep apnea.


Sleep in the Park team ready to brave the elements  Press and Journal

A team of nine Castlehill employees and committee members will be joining thousands of other people across Scotland in Social Bite's Sleep in the Park.


Actigraphy Side-by-Side Comparison Guide (November 2018)  Sleep Review

Compare 7 actigraph units, also known as actimetry sensors, side by side.


Can homeless sleep on the streets? Phoenix area cities are rethinking bans  AZCentral

A homeless man walks to an encampment on the sidewalks near the Central Arizona Shelter Services on April 6, 2018, in Phoenix. Patrick Breen/The Republic ...


WATCH: Brexit debate on the BBC sends caller to sleep  The New European

While the Brexit debate gets many fired up, there are signs that some people have grown tired of it all.


Are You Texting In Your Sleep? This Survey Says Yes  LADbible

We've all sent the odd few (hundred thousand) drunk texts in our time, but have you ever sent texts in your sleep? Although you'd assume the answer would be ...


Here's How Lack Of Sleep Affects Your Body After Only A Couple Nights, According To Science  Elite Daily

For whatever reason (ahem, the riveting new book I couldn't stop thinking about), I could not fall asleep one night last week, even as the clock struck 1 a.m. I'd ...


Fixed Bedtime, Sufficient Sleep May Lead To Healthier Teens; 6 Surprising Effects Of Lack Of Sleep  NDTV News

Bedtimes should be determined by several factors, such as when the child has to wake up based on the time it takes for that child to get ready for school, and the ...


Sleep Science: Waking Up Takes Forever Because Our Brains Are Slow  Inverse

This year, a team of scientists at The University of California Berkeley finally figured out exactly how long it takes the brain to wake up each morning. Using brain ...


Video: 1,800 take part in Social Bite’s Sleep in the Park event in Aberdeen  Aberdeen Evening Express

Generous Aberdonians joined fellow Scots in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Dundee to give up their bed for a night as part of this year's Sleep in the Park event.


Coronation Street: Tim vows to sleep with another woman  DigitalSpy.com

Tim hits the bottle at the Street Cars Christmas party at the Bistro with Eileen, Steve and Tracy.


Study: Less sleep tied to risky behavior in teens  WJXT News4JAX

Ask any parent of a teenager and chances are, they will tell you they would like their kid to get more sleep. But according to a recent study, not getting enough ...


Lack of sleep looks the same as severe anxiety in the brain  Popular Science

If you've ever found that a poor night's sleep has left you feeling not only a bit groggy, but also on edge, you aren't alone. People with insomnia have double the ...


Sleep texting is a thing, and a quarter of us have done it  Plymouth Live

Most have no memory of sending a text in their sleep, let alone what they wrote or who they sent it to.


Kim Kardashian admitted she goes to sleep with her makeup still on, and we are truly shook  HelloGiggles

Some rules were meant to be broken, or at least that's what Kim Kardashian believes. The beauty mogul isn't afraid to shatter old-school beauty rules, especially ...


How to get rid of visceral fat: Four simple lifestyle changes to reduce harmful belly fat  Express

HOW TO get rid of visceral fat: Visceral fat is body fat stored in the abdominal cavity and surrounds vital organs, making a person at increased risk of serious ...


Sleep deprivation a real battle in many households  New Zealand Herald

Can't sleep? Open your mind and heart to the plethora of other options we have available.


Aberdeen councillors bed down for Social Bite’s Sleep in the Park  Aberdeen Evening Express

Jenny Laing and Douglas Lumsden, the co-leaders of Aberdeen City Council, will bed down for Sleep in the Park tomorrow night. The duo will join 1,800 others ...


Parents blame smartphones, tablets for teens' sleep troubles  Health24

Many American teens are sleep-deprived, and parents blame their attachment to electronics, new survey results show. Researchers at the University of Michigan ...


High blood pressure - do you sleep like this? Signs of hypertension in your slumber  Express

HIGH blood pressure symptoms can be difficult to spot, and the only way to know if you're at risk of hypertension signs is to have your blood pressure checked.


Jealous husband jailed for life for killing wife who refused to sleep with him  Metro

A 'jealous' man who killed his estranged wife after she refused to sleep with him 'one last time' for £100 has been jailed for life. Martin Cavanagh, Chatterton ...


11 things that can happen when you're sleeping that seem weird but are actually normal  Business Insider

INSIDER spoke to several doctors to find out what weird things can happen during the night that are actually pretty normal.


Crypto High Seas, Sweet Sleep and a Fire Tornado  Bloomberg

The weekend is here! Pour yourself a mug of Danish Blend coffee, grab a seat by the fire and get ready for our longer form weekend reads: The Friendship That ...


Women Sleep Better Next to Dogs Than People, Says New Research  LIVEKINDLY

Women sleep better when sharing the bed with their dog when compared to sleeping with their partner. Dogs provide greater feelings of comfort and security.


UPDATE: Axovant shares slide 30% premarket after trial of treatment for sleep disorder fails to meet main goal  MarketWatch

Axovant Sciences Ltd. shares AXON, -27.49% slid 30% in premarket trade Monday, after the company said a trial of a treatment for REM sleep behavior disorder ...


Apple Receives FCC Approval for a 'Sleep Tracking' Device  Fortune

Apple's new sleep tracking device is made by Beddit, a company it recently acquired.


6 Ways an Extra Hour of Sleep Could Save Your Life  Reader's Digest

Sleep experts recommend adults get at least 7 to 9 hours of sleep every night. And yet, one in three Americans don't get enough sleep. According to the ...


Tess Daly: Strictly ‘high’ robs me of sleep  Express

TESS DALY The TV presenter tells AMY PACKER how the age-old power of adrenaline helps her smile on through when the going gets tough.


Importance of good sleep routines for children  Science Daily

A new review of sleep research backs use of bedtime routines to promote healthy sleep for children.


Mattress firm tells customers beds do not record them sleeping  The Guardian

An American mattress company has sought to reassure customers that it is not hiding microphones in their beds, after alarmed snoozers noticed references to ...


Neuroscientists identify a surprising low-tech fix to the problem of sleep-deprived teens  The Conversation - US

Researchers tracked adolescents' sleep and scanned their brains. As expected, better sleep went with healthy brain development. Unexpected was the ...


LPD: Mother was in ‘deep sleep’ as toddler walked to local Stripes alone  Laredo Morning Times

A woman was in a "deep sleep" in her apartment while her toddler went to a local Stripes alone, according to Laredo police. Veronica Guajardo, 36, was ...


Are your kids' sleep habits a nightmare? These tips work like a dream, researchers say  CBC.ca

Researchers from the University of British Columbia have looked at the research on shuteye for youth, and parents won't want to sleep on the results.


Perth Airports to test sleeping pods for international travellers  The West Australian

Perth Airport has installed sleeping pods at its T1 precinct for travellers who want to catch up on sleep between flights. The airport is the first in Australia to test ...


Sleep is the new coffee – Future Literacy  TechCrunch

A month ago I finished reading Why We Sleep. Not only did I become convinced that getting high-quality sleep is the best protector and enhancer of health and ...


Sleep in the Park: Frightened Rabbit and Biffy Clyro perform for homelessness event  Evening Times

TEMPERATURES may have plummeted but spirits stayed high as Glasgow hosted its first Sleep in the Park.


Apple reveals $150 smart mattress sensor that monitors your sleep  Daily Mail

The sensor slips under a mattress and measures measuring sleep time, heart rate, breathing, snoring, and bedroom temperature and humidity.


Insomnia: The Memoir Everyone Who Struggles With Sleep Should Read  Refinery29

If you've ever been awake at 4am, you know. You know the way the darkness seems to hover in the air before you, the way time stretches, the way street lights ...


Ford's Sleep Suit Plans to Tackle Zombie Drivers  Gizmodo UK

The car giant has an innovative new 'sleep suit' that is being used to emulate the effects of driving while drowsy.


Local charity gives kids the chance to sleep in heavenly peace  KARE11.com

Not all Minneapolis kids have a bed to call their own. However, one organization is hoping to change that.


Musician with experience of homelessness to share the stage with Sleep in the Park stars  The Courier

A Dundee musician who was almost made homeless following a mental-health breakdown is to perform alongside her musical idols at Sleep in the Park.


Charity boss dreams of Social Bite’s Sleep in the Park event raising £4 million  Aberdeen Evening Express

A charity boss has spoken of his hopes that more than £4 million can be raised to help support people sleeping rough. Josh Littlejohn, co-founder of Social Bite, ...


The reason you sweat in your sleep  Myjoyonline.com

Are you waking up after perspiring in the middle of the night? Finding your sheets or pajamas soaked in the morning? Don't sweat it. You're not the only one.


Eight-hour sleep may boost academic performance: Study  Times Now

In the study, the students were given extra points if they met "the 8-hour Challenge" -- averaging eight hours of sleep for five nights during final exams week.


Slumber puncture: the perils trying to sleep in hospital  The Irish Times

Constant noise and light and being woken frequently for monitoring during the night is more than just annoying – it can harm patients.


EastEnders spoilers: Linda sleeps with evil Stuart to save Mick?  Metro

Linda Carter is prepared to take drastic action to get the truth out of Stuart Highway and save her jailed husband Mick in EastEnders - even if it means sleeping...