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sleep

The incredible power of Zzzs

A full night's sleep could lead to improved mood and better brain function, boosting creativity, accuracy and memory.

Uncovering the sleep-stroke link

Hypertension, diabetes, cholesterol and smoking have long been seen as risk factors for stroke. A new report says it's time we add sleep disorders to the list.

Sound the asthma alarm

Summer draws nigh, bringing with it a host of troubles for those with asthma and allergies.

Deadly duo: Work stress, no sleep

Study: These two factors make you three times more likely to die from heart disease.

The indiscriminate snore

Study: Women snore, too, and should take it seriously.

Lore of the snore

Age-old myths about sleep habits have led some to believe they can get by on just five hours of shut-eye each night.

When rest is best

You might feel like you want to sleep all the time during pregnancy. It's essential to know how and when to balance out your sleep life.

Become a master tracker

Calories aren’t the only thing you can count to maintain a healthy diet and lifestyle.

Rethink those sleepy Saturdays

If you've been sleep-starved all week, a weekend in bed isn't likely to restore your energy reserves. A consistent schedule can put you back on track.

Daytime fatigue? A nap could help

An afternoon rest has its distinct advantages—but watch out for the downsides.

Night owl? Check the family tree

Researchers identify dozens of new gene regions linked to insomnia, paving the way for possible therapeutic targets.

Wakeful nights, woeful days

Lack of sleep leads to stagnancy in brain regions that control dopamine, which invariably leads to dreary days of body aches.