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Melatonin is a hormone that the body produces when it gets dark to signal that it is time to go to sleep. Melatonin supplements can help people wit...

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New research examines the effect of work stress and trouble sleeping on the risk of cardiovascular death in people who already have high blood pres...

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Even when resting or asleep, the body is continuously burning calories to stay alive and healthy. A person can estimate how many calories they burn...

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Brain activity differences may help explain why distress from bad memories grows stronger in people with insomnia but fades in those without insomnia.

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From how many hours of sleep we need each night to whether or not loud snoring is normal, new research examines widespread beliefs about sleep.

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Waking up with lower back pain can often signal a problem with a person’s sleeping position or mattress. However, morning back pain can sometimes b...

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New research finds an autoreactive type of immune cell related to narcolepsy, adding to the mounting body of evidence that the condition is autoimm...

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It can be challenging to get rid of abdominal fat, but there are many techniques that people can use to help get a flat stomach. These include eati...

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The results of a new study warn that weekend lie-ins cannot effectively erase the harm resulting from insufficient sleep throughout the working week.

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Groundbreaking research uses innovative methods to identify specific brain cells that explain why some people are genetically prone to insomnia.

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There are many reasons why a person may always feel hungry, including dietary and lifestyle factors. However, increased or constant hunger can also...

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New research shows how brain activity in 'night owls' is different from that of 'morning larks,' and how this can affect their productivity and wel...