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Fri, 22 Mar 2019, 17:49 GMT

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Health News - Sleep/Sleep Disorders

Why narcolepsy is an autoimmune condition
New research finds an autoreactive type of immune cell related to narcolepsy, adding to the mounting body of evidence that the condition is autoimmune. (Medical News Today)

Napping may be as good as drugs for lowering blood pressure
Researchers have now uncovered evidence that indulging in a midday nap can help control blood pressure levels about as well as taking medication. (Medical News Today)

Sleep loss can turn us into social outcasts
Researchers have uncovered evidence suggesting that sleep loss can make us want to avoid social contact, while also sending a 'keep away' signal to others. (Medical News Today)

What is a hypnic jerk?
Hypnic jerks are muscle twitches that many people experience as they are falling asleep. Learn more about why they happen and their possible triggers here. (Medical News Today)

Could sleep apnea be a risk factor for Alzheimer's?
A preliminary study has unearthed a potential link between sleep apnea and tau tangles, which are the neurological hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease. (Medical News Today)

Why do we sleep? Scientists find brain repair mechanism
How does sleep act in the brain, at the cellular level? A new study in zebrafish identifies and explains the beneficial effects of slumber. (Medical News Today)

Is insomnia genetic?
Studies in twins have identified a genetic component in insomnia. New research implicates hundreds of genes, but stress also plays a role. (Medical News Today)

18 ways to get a flat stomach
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 eating more fiber, doing resistance training, and reducing stress. (Medical News Today)

This sleep disorder puts people at 'very high risk' of Parkinson's
A large study found that those who experience a certain sleep disorder are also at high risk of Parkinson's disease, but this knowledge can aid prevention. (Medical News Today)

Sleeping more on weekends does not make up for past sleep loss
The results of a new study warn that weekend lie-ins cannot effectively erase the harm resulting from insufficient sleep throughout the working week. (Medical News Today)

Working long hours increases depression risk in women
Women who work more than 55 hours per week may have an increased risk of depression. Also, working weekends may increase the risk for both men and women. (Medical News Today)

What are the main symptoms of mania?
The symptoms of mania in bipolar disorder include high energy levels, euphoria, and elevated self-esteem. Learn more about bipolar mania symptoms here. (Medical News Today)

12 natural ways to relieve pain
People have used natural pain relief methods for centuries. In this article, we discuss 12 natural pain relievers that people can try, including herbal remedies, yoga, and acupuncture. (Medical News Today)

Insomnia: Certain types of brain cell explain genetic risk
Groundbreaking research uses innovative methods to identify specific brain cells that explain why some people are genetically prone to insomnia. (Medical News Today)

Sleep apnea: Daytime sleepiness might help predict cardiovascular risk
A recent study finds that people with obstructive sleep apnea who experience the most daytime sleepiness have the highest risk of cardiovascular disease. (Medical News Today)

What to know about panic attacks at night
Panic attacks occur when a person experiences a sudden onset of fear and distress. Panic attacks can also happen at night and possibly wake a person from sleep. Learn more about panic attacks that occur at night here. (Medical News Today)

17 reasons for always feeling hungry
There are many reasons why a person may always feel hungry, including dietary and lifestyle factors. However, increased or constant hunger can also be a sign of an underlying health condition. Learn about 17 reasons for always feeling hungry here. (Medical News Today)

How exercise can counter the effects of jet lag
New research finds that exercise can shift the body clock forward or backward, which helps counter the effects of jet lag or shift work. (Medical News Today)

Why sleep is good for your arteries
A study of mice has uncovered an anti-inflammatory mechanism, involving a brain hormone through which good sleep can slow plaque buildup in arteries. (Medical News Today)

Night owls may experience 'jet lag' on a daily basis
New research shows how brain activity in 'night owls' is different from that of 'morning larks,' and how this can affect their productivity and well-being. (Medical News Today)

How sleep can boost your body's immune response
New research pinpoints the mechanism through which sleep helps boost the activity of immune cells, thereby enhancing the body's immune response. (Medical News Today)

Humans can learn new foreign words while asleep
Humans can encode verbal word pairs — each comprising a familiar native language word and a new foreign word – during certain phases of slow-wave sleep. (Medical News Today)

Sleep apnea may stop you from forming life memories
New research examines the link between obstructive sleep apnea, the ability to form new autobiographical memories, and depression. (Medical News Today)

How to soothe a baby crying in their sleep
Most babies cry in their sleep at some point. In this article, we look at the reasons why they cry in their sleep, how to soothe the baby, and what the normal sleep patterns are for babies. (Medical News Today)

Why sleep is the best painkiller
New research reveals the effects of sleep deprivation on the brain's pain-processing mechanisms: Sleep loss may inhibit the brain's ability to kill pain. (Medical News Today)

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