Sufferers of both Type 2 diabetes and sleep apnoea could lose eyesight within four years

Research led by the University of Birmingham has discovered that patients who suffer from both Type 2 diabetes and obstructive sleep apnoea are at greater risk of developing a condition that leads to blindness within an average period of less than four years. Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is…

Don't lose sleep over sharing your bed with your pet or kids

On June 26, 2017, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

Researchers review the pros and cons of co-sleeping with animals or children. About half of all pet owners share their beds or bedrooms with their pets at night. Although this has been the case through the ages, remarkably few studies have been done about the benefits and…

1 in 5 young people lose sleep over social media

On January 17, 2017, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,, , With No Comments

1 in 5 young people regularly wake up in the night to send or check messages on social media, according to new research published in the Journal of Youth Studies. This night-time activity is making teenagers three times more likely to feel constantly tired at school than their peers…

Study shows that teens lose sleep after change to daylight saving time

On September 24, 2015, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Study is first to measure negative effects of daylight saving time using objective measurements of sleep duration and vigilance in high school students A new study shows that high school students lose sleep on school nights following the change to daylight saving time that occurs in March. The loss…