Children playing in the womb are mapping their body and environment, says Study - ScienceAlert

When the children kick in the womb, those small forced tremors are an extraordinary illustration of the energy and power of small developing bodies – but they are also a…

Sleep for 5 hours a day? It is probable that you suffer from fractures

WASHINGTON DC, [USA]Sleep duration may be associated with an increased risk of fracture, according to a recent study. According to the research findings, women who slept for 5 hours or…

Data on Twitter can map your sleep state

IIt is hard to imagine the scientific benefit of a collection of tweets sent between 4 and 6 am, but a team of scientists from the University of Chicago found…

Music could be used as a potential sleeping aid; Foods that can help too

According to a study published in the journal PLOS ONE, in addition to its ability to help reduce anxiety and the adverse effects of physical pain, music could serve as…

Your sleep schedule may be messed up with your hydration levels

We all know the importance of getting enough sleep and staying hydrated. Separately, they play a rather important role in our overall health, but now, new research shows that one…

Your sleep schedule may be messed up with your hydration levels

We all know the importance of getting enough sleep and staying hydrated. Separately, they play a rather important role in our overall health, but now, new research shows that one…

Sleep: how much do we really need?

Why do we sleep? "The only known function of sleep is to treat drowsiness," said Harvard sleep scientist, Dr. J Allan Hobson. This is not entirely true, but the questions…

Research on decision making reveals another good reason to take a nap

There is a mountain of research that shows the frightening negative aspects of not getting enough sleep, ranging from the development of mental health problems to loneliness. Fortunately for those…

White men who sleep 9 hours or more every night have a 71% greater risk of having a stroke (but blacks do not!)

White men who routinely sleep nine or more hours a night are 71% more likely to have a stroke, according to a study. But black men do not run the…

Children's lack of sleep is a "hidden health crisis", experts say

Thousands of children and adolescents face an increasing crisis of insomnia, with the number of hospital admissions of young people with sleep disorders rising sharply over six years, the Guardian…