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20 tips to get a good night's sleep during hot summer nights

Independent - 26-Jun-2020

Avoid cuddling up to your partner, sleep on separate beds - the room is hot enough already!

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The role of NAD+ in resisting age-related circadian rhythm disturbance

Life Extension Advocacy Foundation (LEAF) - 25-May-2020

Study in mice shows link between the two, could help improve sleep quality in humans

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Sleep tight to reduce cardiovascular disease risk

NHS - 19-Dec-2019

Don't miss your sleep, it's part of a healthy lifestyle

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Connection between insomnia and risk of heart attack and stroke

NHS - 07-Nov-2019

People who have insomnia had a small increased risk of having a heart attack or stroke over 10 years

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How our bodies clear toxins from our brains while we sleep, scientists explain

Wired - 31-Oct-2019

Cerebrospinal fluid might be involved in the process of cleaning out the toxins

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Sleeping less than 6 hours can be more dangerous than imagined

Independent - 03-Oct-2019

People with chronic diseases could double the death risk by sleeping less than 6 hours

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The idea that drinking coffee before bed will keep you awake at night is a myth

Independent - 01-Oct-2019

Unlike alcohol and nicotine, pre-bed consumption of caffeine doesn't disrupt the sleep

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Daytime napping and their connection to the heart attacks and strokes

NHS - 11-Sep-2019

There was no link found between naps length, but the frequency of naps during a week

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Stroke and heart disease risk high in insomniacs

Independent - 19-Aug-2019

Up to 30% of the general population suffer from insomnia

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Electrical stimulation therapy to ears improved body, sleep and mood

BBC - 30-Jul-2019

Newly discovered benefit of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation

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Sleep-disordered breathing affects age

Medical Daily - 10-Jun-2019

Understanding how sleep-disordered breathing affects age could lead to new anti-ageing interventions

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Exercise reduces health impact of sitting - but only in those sitting for less than 8 hours per day

American College of Cardiology - 22-Apr-2019

With a desk job it's easy to sit 8 hours a day - so crucial to exercise as well as move regularly

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Weighted blankets may aid longer, more restful, sleep

Huffington Post - 01-Apr-2019

Evidence still a bit weak, but can't do much harm except to the wallet

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Lie-ins don't reduce health impacts of lack of sleep

BBC - 28-Feb-2019

Best to keep a regular sleep schedule throughout the week

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No link between insomnia and early death

BBC - 16-Nov-2018

Meta-analysis of 37 million people found link to dementia and depression but not life expectancy

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