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sleep deprivation

Daytime drowsiness a sign of Alzheimer’s?

Sleep problems are common in dementia patients, and beta-amyloid accumulation and related brain changes are thought to be part of the issue.

For a healthier heart, aim for 6 to 8 hours of sleep

Prolonged nightly sleep deprivation or excessive sleeping should be avoided to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Can sleepless nights trigger weight gain?

Poor Zzzs can change a range of markers in the blood—including blood sugar, hormone levels and various byproducts of metabolism.

Sleep deprivation may play role in loneliness

We humans are a social species. Yet going without solid sleep can turn us into social lepers.

Yawn! Reset your child’s sleep routine

Explore 8 healthy sleep habits that'll help students rise and shine this year.

Sleep apnea may boost Alzheimer’s risk

An estimated 30 percent to 80 percent of the elderly suffer from this chronic condition.

Spacing out? There’s a reason

When you starve your body of quality sleep, you're robbing brain cells of the ability to function properly.

When moms don’t sleep well, neither do their kids

Bad snoozing habits could take a toll on child development.

Kids mean less shuteye for mom, while dad slumbers on

Study finds big differences in how youngsters affect parents' sleep.

Sleep deprived? Don’t depend on caffeine

Although a cup of java might provide a boost, find out what your body really needs.

Shift workers at greater risk of heart ills

Abnormal sleep patterns may disrupt body's natural rhythm.

Avoid texting after dark, especially if you’re a teen

Disruptive effects of 'blue light' on sleep are intensified in the dark.