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40 percent of Vietnamese kids lack sleep because of much studying
Health

40 percent of Vietnamese kids lack sleep because of much studying

According to Dr. Johnathan Halevy from Family Medical Practice infirmary, half of preschool students and 40 percent of Vietnamese adolescents sleep less than a normal sleep of 8 hours.

The Circadia System wants to help reset your internal clock for better sleep
Science

The Circadia System wants to help reset your internal clock for better sleep

Yahoo News Inspired by NASA, Circadia's new technology is comprised of two devices -- a contactless sleep tracker with an intelligent alarm and an adaptive light therapy lamp -- to help adjust

Dreams and Brain Disease: REM Sleep Cells Linked to Disorders
Science

Dreams and Brain Disease: REM Sleep Cells Linked to Disorders

Yahoo News Researchers now say they know: A specific group of cells in the brain stem is responsible for controlling dreaming sleep, also called Rapid Eye Movement (REM) sleep, a new study says. The

Why Sleep Is So Important for People at Risk for Heart Disease
Science

Why Sleep Is So Important for People at Risk for Heart Disease

Yahoo News People in the study who had a high body mass index (BMI) and elevated cholesterol along with a few other risk factors for heart disease and diabetes — a combination called metabolic

The Latest: Vatican lets homeless sleep in church amid cold
World

The Latest: Vatican lets homeless sleep in church amid cold

Yahoo News PARIS (AP) — The Latest on severe weather in Europe (all times local):

No sleep, a $5 meal: Samsung scion questioned for straight 22 hours
World

No sleep, a $5 meal: Samsung scion questioned for straight 22 hours

Yahoo News Jay Y. Lee, who heads South Korea's massive Samsung Group, was given a $5 box meal for lunch and did not sleep in over 22 hours of questioning in a corruption scandal involving impeached

Sleep-deprived mothers upset over draft policy to cut extra break time
Politics

Sleep-deprived mothers upset over draft policy to cut extra break time

The revised law would cut the time mothers have to care for their new-borns.

The Work Wellness Program Of The Future Will Track Your Sleep
Tech

The Work Wellness Program Of The Future Will Track Your Sleep

Employers aren't just tracking your steps anymore, but your zzz's.

The Longest Night: Do We Sleep Better on the Solstice?
Science

The Longest Night: Do We Sleep Better on the Solstice?

There's a long night coming, literally — the winter solstice comes on Wednesday (Dec. 21), making it the shortest day and longest night of the year. "I would say that, yes, the changing day length

A Silicon Valley Party Tries To Put Guests To Sleep
Tech

A Silicon Valley Party Tries To Put Guests To Sleep

Can the tech industry code the cure to our insomnia?

'Never Go to Bed Angry': Sleep Makes It Harder to Forget Bad Thoughts
Science

'Never Go to Bed Angry': Sleep Makes It Harder to Forget Bad Thoughts

The results suggest that people should try to resolve any arguments before going to bed and not sleep on their anger, said study co-author Yunzhe Liu, a Ph.D. student in neuroscience at University

More Science Says Smartphones Spoil Sleep
Science

More Science Says Smartphones Spoil Sleep

The more time you spend on your smartphone, the worse you'll sleep, a new study suggests. People in the study who used their smartphones for more time during the month-long study period got less

Kendall Jenner's Fear: What Is Sleep Paralysis?
Science

Kendall Jenner's Fear: What Is Sleep Paralysis?

Model and reality-TV star Kendall Jenner recently revealed that she's afraid to go to sleep because of a condition called sleep paralysis. "I wake up in the middle of the night, and I can't move,"

Wind your clock back 1 hour this weekend, enjoy extra sleep
Politics

Wind your clock back 1 hour this weekend, enjoy extra sleep

WASHINGTON (AP) — Time won't fly this weekend. In fact, it'll actually hitch a ride back.

Romania: 2 Canadians to sleep in coffins at Dracula's Castle
World

Romania: 2 Canadians to sleep in coffins at Dracula's Castle

BRAN, Romania (AP) — A Canadian brother and sister are passing Halloween night curled up in red velvet coffins in the Transylvanian castle that inspired the Dracula legend, the first time in 70 years

Screen time, phone use linked to less sleep for teens
World

Screen time, phone use linked to less sleep for teens

Missing out on sleep increases young people’s risk for depression, problems with thinking and attention, and weight gain.

Saigon’s mediocre art performances drive tourists to sleep
Travel

Saigon’s mediocre art performances drive tourists to sleep

Travel companies say the shows need to be more fun and contemporary.

'We couldn’t sleep all night': Mekong Delta family celebrates $4 mln lottery win
Politics

'We couldn’t sleep all night': Mekong Delta family celebrates $4 mln lottery win

The family told local media that they will donate part of the prize to the poor and keep their small business running.

Sleep apnea may raise heart risks in people with pacemakers
Health

Sleep apnea may raise heart risks in people with pacemakers

People with heart pacemakers and sleep apnea are at much greater risk for a dangerous heart rhythm disorder called atrial fibrillation, a new study suggests.

Can’t Sleep? 5 Surprising Reasons Why
Health

Can’t Sleep? 5 Surprising Reasons Why

Adults should log at least seven hours of sleep each night, according to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. But the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports more than a third of

Coffee has secret trick to stop sleep
Health

Coffee has secret trick to stop sleep

A cup of coffee in the evening may be keeping you awake for more reasons than you realise, scientists say.