New guidelines for a good night sleep

Many older Australians spend more time in bed than they need to, according to sleep experts who are now armed with the first-ever science-based guidelines for sleep length.

The National Sleep Foundation, America's leading authority on sleep, has published its inaugural age-specific recommended

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How much sleep do you need?

The National Sleep Foundation has revamped its recommendations for the way we recharge.

The non-profit scientific foundation, along with a panel of experts, updated its nightly sleep duration advice for all ages in a report published Feb. 2 in Sleep Health: The Official Journal of the National

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Living with insomnia

5 things no one tells you.

Given how much we know about the importance of getting enough good-quality sleep, facing insomnia without worry and fear can be tough.

Insomnia has been linked with a greater likelihood of anxiety, depression, fibromyalgia, headache, asthma, heart attack, stroke and

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Sleep and Alzheimer's

Could Sleep Disturbances Help Identify Alzheimer's Disease?

Alzheimer's disease presents a serious senior health concern. In fact, the Alzheimer's Association reported that it's the sixth leading cause of death among older adults in the U.S., with some 5 million living with the condition. One

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