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Sending children to bed earlier cuts obesity
Sending children to bed earlier cuts obesity
Society often tries to solve problems after the fact. So parents force their obese teenager to eat cabbage and carrots for supper, before planning...
​Keeping the lights on could make you sick
​Keeping the lights on could make you sick
Health, it is increasingly turning out, isn’t just about eating green things and running the sorts of distances that leave the feet numb and angry....
CES 2015: Now for a smart bed for kids
CES 2015: Now for a smart bed for kids
At the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) held in Las Vegas last week, Sleep Number, which describes itself as a “sleep...
Night of the phone-loving zZzombies
Night of the phone-loving zZzombies
The lights are off. You're in bed, tossing and turning, worrying about the things you have to do the next day. You reach for your phone; its glowing...
Dreaming of an early night
Dreaming of an early night
In your twenties it’s more acceptable to leave a party because you want to eat a kebab rather than because you want to go to bed. In fact,...
Sweet dreams made of tweets
Sweet dreams made of tweets
A mobile phone app that plays quiet soundscapes while people sleep could make their dreams more pleasing, a British psychologist claims.
Sleeping at work now has a name
Sleeping at work now has a name
Some years ago, I worked in an office where the second floor bathroom had a shower room attached, with just enough floor space to accommodate a...
It’s better to let sleeping teens lie
It’s better to let sleeping teens lie
Grainy-eyed and reaching for the coffee? Grumpy and wishing you could hit the snooze button for a few more minutes of sweet sleep? If you are...
In bed with the best of them
In bed with the best of them
I have passed many a sleepless night in a hotel bed. Some for entertaining reasons, others for economic ones, where flashing red lights and...
[Slideshow]While you were sleeping
[Slideshow]While you were sleeping
Forced to sit through hours of slow plenary sessions in stifling heat, some comrades couldn't endure the torture, succumbing to the comfort of sleep.
Hope for narcolepsy sufferers
Hope for narcolepsy sufferers
Claire Allen once laughed so much at a friend's joke, she fell down in the middle of a road.
Can you recognise a snore?
Can you recognise a snore?
If you want to use technology to identify when a person is snoring, you'd probably need a long series of steps that begins with attaching wires to...

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