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4 March 2016, 08:32am
You snooze, you lose? Think again
You snooze, you lose? Think again

An increasing number of studies show that sleep deprivation causes weight gain, an increase in overuse injuries and a decrease in muscle mass.

2 March 2016, 11:57am
Lack of sleep can give you the munchies
Lack of sleep can give you the munchies

Sleep deprivation can trigger powerful changes in how you eat that are akin to the 'marijuana munchies', a study suggests.

1 March 2016, 09:57am
Why too much sleep is a big no-no
Why too much sleep is a big no-no

Disturbed sleep patterns can impair memory, shrink the brain and raise stress levels, academics have found.

19 February 2016, 09:47am
On-demand TV causing us to lose sleep
On-demand TV causing us to lose sleep

Increasing numbers of viewers are staying up late because they lack the willpower to press the off button.

12 February 2016, 6:00pm
Why earlybirds are slim and happy
Why earlybirds are slim and happy

A study has found that morning people tend to be thinner than night owls.

31 December 2015, 6:00pm
Women really are more tired than men
Women really are more tired than men

Research suggests that women are worse sleepers than men.

23 December 2015, 6:00pm
Trees and sleep, it’s all connected
Trees and sleep, it’s all connected

Millions of years ago, when we were shorter and hairier, a night of uninterrupted sleep was impossible to come by.

15 December 2015, 3:30pm
For a good night’s sleep, snuggle with Fido
For a good night’s sleep, snuggle with Fido

Those who cuddle up to their pets at night actually sleep better, according to a research.

11 December 2015, 08:40am
‘Why can’t I sleep?’
‘Why can’t I sleep?’

Chronic insomnia not only hampers one's ability to function effectively during the day, but can profoundly affect health.