For Seniors, Poor Sleep May Mean Higher Stroke Risk, Study Suggests

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For Seniors, Poor Sleep May Mean Higher Stroke Risk, Study Suggests

THURSDAY, Jan. 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Poor sleep may raise seniors’ risk of hardening of the brain arteries, and possibly contribute to the chances of a stroke, a new study suggests.
Researchers examined the autopsied brains of 315 people, average age 90, who had undergone at least one full week of sleep quality assessment before […]<brSee Original Article

Humans Are Masters of High-Quality Sleep

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) — You may not have noticed, but most mammals need twice as many hours of shuteye each night as you do.
That’s what researchers from Duke University discovered after examining the sleep patterns of hundreds of mammals, including 21 primate species.
And there is a reason for the difference.
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Night-Shift Workers May Be Prone to Car Crashes

By Maureen SalamonHealthDay Reporter
TUESDAY, Dec. 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) — In a study of 16 night-shift workers, more than one-third were involved in near crashes while participating in a test drive after work, researchers report.
The same drivers experienced zero near-crashes after sleeping sufficient amounts the night before the same test See Original Article

Why Sleeping In Might Be Bad for Your Health

Waking early on workdays and sleeping in on days off may not be as restful as you think.
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