Just 6 hours of sleep loss increases diabetes risk

On September 8, 2018, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,, , With No Comments

The importance of sleep is well-known. A recent study enforces this by demonstrating that sleep deprivation might increase diabetes risk — after losing just 1 night of sleep. A new study investigates the link between sleep and diabetes. Sleep is undoubtedly one of physiology’s most mysterious but essential functions. We…

Just one night of bad sleep increases Alzheimer's protein

On April 12, 2018, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

If you think that a bad night’s sleep is harmless, think again. New research suggests that a single night of sleep deprivation can increase levels of a protein involved in Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers reveal that just one night of sleep deprivation can increase levels of beta-amyloid protein. Scientists from the…

Vehicle crash risk nearly doubles with just 1-2 hours less sleep

On December 7, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,,,, , With No Comments

A new report highlights the dangers of driving following lack of sleep, after finding that missing just 1-2 hours of sleep in a 24-hour period can almost double the risk of a vehicle crash. The new report finds the risk of a vehicle crash increases significantly for drivers who fail…

Snoring and sleep apnoea not just a problem for obese people

On September 26, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,, , With No Comments

Contrary to popular opinion, not all people who suffer from obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) are obese. However, a new study from Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) and the Prince of Wales Hospital (POWH) highlights that normal-to-overweight patients with OSA likely require a different approach to treatment, which presents a challenge…

Just 1 day of unhealthy eating can impact sleep quality

On January 16, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

Diet is one of the most important contributors to health, affecting our risk of obesity, heart disease and numerous other conditions. Now, a new study claims that what we eat also has important implications for sleep quality. Researchers say diet could have implications for sleep quality. Published in…