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How reading a Kindle in bed ruins sleep

Scientists discover that the millions who read their bedtime stories on an iPad or a Kindle are keeping themselves awake.

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Sleepy? It could be Alzheimer’s

Scans show that brains of people who are sleepy during the day contained higher levels of the protein beta-amyloid.

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Sleep naked, improve your love life

Experts reveal how ditching pyjamas could improve sleep, boost your relationship and even help burn calories...

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Blue light bad for teen sleep
September 15 2014 at 13:59

The pervasive glow of electronic devices may be an impediment to a good night's sleep - especially for teens.

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Why getting older chases sleep away
September 10 2014 at 12:06

Elderly people may struggle to sleep because they start to lose part of the brain that helps them 'switch off', scientists say.

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Rice might help you sleep
August 28 2014 at 12:09

Have trouble nodding off? Eating rice could help, suggests new research.

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Relaxation the key to bedtime battles
August 25 2014 at 11:45

Parenting coach Meghan Leah gives a tired mom some tips on dealing with bedtime procrastination.

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Get better sleep - sit near a window
August 18 2014 at 13:59

Researchers say staff whose desk is near a window enjoy up to 46 minutes more sleep at night.

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Make a meal of sleeping soundly
August 8 2014 at 13:33

To sleep well, you may need to adjust what you eat and drink - and when, writes Jill Adams.

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