Sleep in Media - August 2012

August 31, 2012

"Sleepless Nights May Put The Aging Brain At Risk Of Dementia" (NPR)

"Monday's medical myth: you need 8 hours of continuous sleep each night" (Science Alert)

"Real-life sleeping beauty seeks cure" (The Hamilton Spectator) - An article about a young woman suffering with Kleine-Levin syndrome. 

"Nova: What are Dreams?" (PBS) - A very interesting hour-long documentary program focusing on dream and sleep research.  Click on the "What are Dreams" picture to stream the video. 

"Got a big decision to make? Sleep on it" (CNN)


August 29, 2012

"How to Learn in Your Sleep" (Scientific American)

"Lack Of Sleep, Genes Can Get Sleepwalkers Up And About" (NPR)

"Modern children go to bed 40 minutes later than their grandparents did" (The Telegraph)

"The Foreign Terrain Where We Travel Each Night" (The New York Times)

"Alarm app makes you get up, take photos, stay awake" (CNET)


August 27, 2012

"Lack Of Sleep, Genes Can Get Sleepwalkers Up And About" (NPR)

"How to get your kids' sleep back on track before school" (CTV News)

"NASA-approved anti-jet lag tips" (New York Daily News)

"Study or Sleep? For Better Grades, Teens Should Go to Bed Early" (Time Magazine)  

"Aging baby boomers, who once neglected their sleep, are now finding it harder to come by" (The Boston Globe)

"How To Reset Your Inner Clock To Get Quality Sleep" (Forbes)

"Can’t sleep? You might have the insomnia gene" (Independent Online)


August 24, 2012

"How Well You Sleep May Hinge on Race" (The New York Times)

"Trauma: Can you sleep it off?" (The Times of India)

"A remedy for insomnia?" (Express Tribune)

"Stretching to sleep: yoga helps older people with insomnia" (ABC)

"Sleeping is important, but we don't know why" (Sioux City Journal)

"5 Things You Didn't Know About Sleep" (Publishers Weekly)

"Disney Characters With Sleep Problems" (The Huffington Post)


August 20, 2012

"The Well Sleep Quiz" (New York Times)

"How to sleep in hot weather" (BBC News Magazine)

"Sleep apnea linked to men also common in women" (CBC News)

"West Coast NFL Teams Usually Beat East Coast Teams On Monday Night Because Of Our Body's Internal Clock" (Business Insider)

"Insomnia Is My Schoolyard Bully" (The Huffington Post)


August 17, 2012

"Dreaming, Depression, and How Sleep Affects Emotions" (The Atlantic)

"Preschoolers' snoring tied to behavior problems" (Reuters)

"Ask Dr. H: Ambien use and cardiac death risk" (The Philadelphia Inquirer)

"Less sleep means more fat" (The Irish Times)

"I haven't had a proper night's sleep for three years... could psychotherapy cure me?" (Daily Mirror)


August 13, 2012

"The secret to a good night’s sleep: How animals do it, the real Olympic advantage, and why men rest easy" (Macleans)

"Early bedtimes could help teens in class, study suggests" (National Post)

"Sleep deprived birds have more chicks" (BBC News)

"'Sleeping pills no answer to insomnia'" (Indian Express)

"For erotic dreams, sleep on your stomach" (Independent Online)


August 10, 2012

"Paying the sandman: Bad night patterns, chronic sleep debt and risks to your health" (National Post)

"No need to panic over kids' sleep" (New Scientist)

"What Happens When You Stay Awake For 11 Days Straight" (Business Insider)

"Third of mothers and fathers lie about their children's sleeping habits because they want to seen as perfect parents" (Daily Mail)

"Indian chef makes curry that helps people sleep" (Times of India)


August 8, 2012

"This Is The Biggest Cause Of Insomnia" (Business Insider)

"Violent TV harms preschoolers' sleep" (CBC News)

"Blind people more likely to suffer from light-related sleep disorder" (The Toronto Star)

"Decoding the Science of Sleep" (The Wall Street Journal)

"Getting enough sleep pays big dividends in school"  (The Edmonton Sun)

"Sleep Problems Affect People In Asia And Africa, Too: Study" (The Huffington Post)


August 3, 2012

"The judge who fell asleep" (The Guardian) - Researchers investigate the effect of sleepiness in the judicial system. 

"Sleep Talking: 15 Funny Things People Have Said While Asleep" (The Huffington Post)

"Infant sleep safety sites deemed 'frequently' inaccurate" (CBC News)

"Why Lack of Sleep May Weaken Vaccine Effectiveness" (Time Healthland)  

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