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'Sleep debt' tied to attention trouble in teens

High school students who catch up on sleep over the weekend do worse on attention tests in school than kids who don't get...

Study says genetics affect vaccine-narcolepsy link

Finland's national health institute said on Thursday its latest research on previously found links between children's narcolepsy...

Valerian may aid menopausal sleep problems: study

The popular herbal sleep aid valerian could help ease some of the sleep problems that can come with menopause, a small study...

Insomnia, fatigue common in people with cancer

More than half of cancer patients may suffer symptoms of insomnia during treatment, and for some, sleep problems can persist...

Sleep apnea linked to memory decline, dementia

Older women who have sleep apnea may be more likely to develop memory problems and dementia, according to a new study. It's...

Britons find getting to sleep is monkey business

Forget counting sheep -- Britons now prefer listening to lions roaring and monkeys calling to help them nod off, according...

Miliband recovers after successful nose operation

Labour leader Ed Miliband has undergone a successful nose operation to treat sleep apnea, a condition that interrupts breathing...

EU recommends restricted use of GSK's flu shot

European regulators have recommended restricting the use of GlaxoSmithKline's pandemic flu vaccine Pandemrix because of a...

Hotel snore controls aim to banish sleepless nights

Guests at an international hotel chain may sleep more soundly after the introduction of "snore patrols" and "snore absorption...

Sharing mom's bed won't harm kids' social skills

There is no need to worry about harming your toddler's intellectual or social development if bed-sharing works for your family,...

REFILE: Can too little sleep make you gain weight?

People who got very little sleep ate more but didn't burn any extra calories in a new study that adds to evidence supporting...

Can too little sleep make you gain weight?

People who got very little sleep ate more but didn't burn any extra calories in a new study that adds to evidence supporting...

Pushing Western medicine with fear in India

If you sleep less than six hours a night, you're increasing your risk of developing or dying from heart disease by 48 percent....

Resident doctors still work too long: report

First-year residents may soon get a reprieve from grueling hospital shifts that last more than 24 hours, but that is not...

Does sleep loss up weight by lowering energy use?

Sleep deprivation makes the day drag and appears to put a drag on metabolism, causing the body to use less energy, European...

Not getting enough sleep? Turn off the technology

Dependence on televisions, cellphones and laptops may be costing Americans dearly - in lack of sleep. The national penchant...

Toddlers' sleep, eating problems often go together

Parents who have a hard time getting their babies and toddlers to sleep at night may also often have trouble at mealtime,...

Home temperature, sleep loss tied to obesity

Could we all help rein in the obesity epidemic by turning down our thermostats this winter? Maybe or maybe not -- but a new...

WHO studies narcolepsy link to H1N1 flu shots

The World Health Organization urged more investigation into possible links between GlaxoSmithKline's Pandemrix - and possibly...

Full bladder wakes one in five men at night

A new study finds that one in five U.S. men have to get up at least twice a night to empty their bladders -- which for some...

WHO reviews flu shot after narcolepsy link

The World Health Organisation is reviewing the safety of GlaxoSmithKline's Pandemrix H1N1 flu vaccine after a Finnish study...

Sleep problems, teen suicide may be linked

Teenagers who thought about or attempted suicide were more likely to have suffered sleep disorders in earlier years, according...

Short-term pill-free therapy may help insomniacs

A few short visits and phone calls with a nurse may be enough to help insomniacs get their zzz's, suggests a new study of...

Sleep off those extra pounds, kids: study

A lack of shuteye over the weekend could be piling extra weight on American children, a sixth of whom are already obese,...

Common sleep drug can leave people groggy, clumsy

The popular sleep drug Ambien can leave even the healthiest older people groggy and prone to stumbling, falling and confusion...

Epilepsy drugs linked to more broken bones

Older adults on certain epilepsy drugs have an increased risk of breaking their wrist, hip or spine, according to a new Canadian...

Sleep apnea device eases fatigue in three weeks

People with breathing problems that disrupt their sleep were less tired after three weeks of treatment with a breathing device...

Going under: anesthesia closer to coma than sleep

Instead of a deep sleep, general anesthesia is more like a reversible drug-induced coma, U.S. researchers said on Wednesday,...

Can Red Bull fuel better driving?

Dutch researchers say they've found that a can of Red Bull does wonders for driving ability over long hauls, reducing fatigue...

Breastfeeding moms don't get less sleep

Women who breastfeed their newborns appear to sleep just as long - and as well - as women who rely on bottles or a combination...

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