Goldilocks had it right: when it comes to sleep, neither too much or too little is good for you

On March 8, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Too much or too little sleep is linked with an increased risk of certain types of cardiovascular disease. Women and the elderly are particularly at risk. Sleeping less than four hours or more than eight hours a night increases the risk of dying from some types of…

Getting the right amounts of sleep and regular exercise lower stroke risk

On February 19, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Getting seven to eight hours of sleep a night and exercising 30 to 60 minutes, three to six times a week, are healthy behaviors that can greatly reduce adults’ stroke risk, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2016. Researchers used a…

Learning in your sleep – the right way

On October 29, 2015, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,, , With No Comments

You can swot up on vocabulary in your sleep – but only if you don’t confuse your brain in the process. Researchers funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation have invited people to their sleep lab for a Dutch language course. You can’t learn new things in…