Health News

Sleep Can Fight Off Obesity & Diabetes
It's not just how much sleep you get that plays a part in your health - it's also when you sleep. An out-of-whack biological clock can mean poor health and higher risk of disease.
Sleep Apnea Linked to Depression
Obstructive sleep apnea - when a person doesn't breathe properly and consistently while asleep - has been linked to a long list of health issues. Add depression to that list.
Sleep Apnea's Implications for Surgery
Feeling confused and losing consciousness after a surgery is no light matter - it can cause health problems later on. But if it's related to a treatable condition, that's good news.
Goldilocks Sleep Best for Heart
If you're feeling sleepy or irritable during the day, you may not be getting enough sleep. And not enough sleep could mean you're at higher risk for a range of heart problems.
Sleep Apnea Surgery Safe
Patients getting surgery for obstructive sleep apnea have less to fear. Complication rates from the surgery are low enough that time in the ICU appears unwarranted.
Start Counting Calories Instead of Sheep
That midnight snack you're stealing while you're struggling to get back to sleep may satisfy late night hunger - but it may also be extra calories your body doesn't need.
Pilots and Train Operators Need Sleep
We rely on planes, trains and automobiles to get us where we need to go, but what if the people operating those vehicles aren't getting enough sleep? Guess what - they're not.
Good Sleep is Good for the Heart
Treating sleep apnea does more than ensure you get enough good quality sleep. It might also help protect you from getting a heart attack.
Sleep Apnea Linked to Hyperactivity in Youth
Children who have issues with sleep—whether it is too much or too little—need their problems addressed in order to prevent disruptions during the day, studies suggest.  
Sleep Well, Hunger Less
If you're feeling hungrier than usual, take a look at your sleeping habits - are you getting enough sleep? If not, that may be the reason for the extra appetite.