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Medical News Today: What too much sleep can do to your health

A large, international study finds that there is a link between an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and sleeping either too much or too little.
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Medical News Today: Insomnia: Light pollution and sleeping pill use may be linked

New research examines the use of hypnotic drugs in seniors and finds a connection between nighttime exposure to artificial outdoor light and insomnia.
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Medical News Today: The health risks of being a night owl

In a comprehensive review, researchers have investigated the impact of being a night owl on eating patterns and evaluated associated health risks.
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Medical News Today: Snoring can worsen heart function, especially in women

According to a recent study, snoring increases the chances that a person will experience reduced cardiac function. Women seem to be most at risk.
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Medical News Today: Screen time disrupts sleep by resetting internal clocks

Prolonged exposure to light late at night causes certain cells in the eye to reset the body's internal clock and upset its rhythms, which can harm health.
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Medical News Today: What are the best sleeping pills?

The best sleeping pill will depend on a person’s sleep patterns and needs. People with insomnia and those with jet lag, for instance, may benefit from different medications. Learn about the types, effectiveness, and safety of several sleeping pills here.
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Medical News Today: Do you use music as a sleep aid?

A recent survey finds that a surprisingly high number of people use music to help them sleep and to combat sleep disorders. What do you listen to?
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Medical News Today: Sleep deprivation may cause dehydration

New research finds that people who sleep 6 hours a night instead of 8 have a higher risk of dehydration and should, therefore, drink more water.
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Medical News Today: Is sleeping too much bad for your brain?

The largest sleep study ever conducted concludes that both sleeping too little and too much negatively impacts cognitive ability, regardless of age.

Medical News Today: How daytime naps could help us make better decisions

In a new study, scientists have tested the brain's ability to process unconscious information before and after a short bout of sleep.