The Restful Roundup: here’s the latest sleep news
The topic of sleep has been a big part of recent news, yet again. New research from University of Colorado Boulder found that getting too little — or too much — sleep can boost your risk of heart attack, even if you’re healthy. Meanwhile at the University of California San Francisco, the very scientists who identified the only human gene known to promote “natural short sleep” have discovered a second. Also, new study says naps aren’t a lazy indulgence. In moderation, they may actually be good for your heart.
Read all this and more, in the links provided below:
Time Magazine: Go Ahead, Take a Nap. A New Study Says They May Be Good For Your Heart
New York Times: Wide Awake At 3 A.M.? Don’t Just Look At Your Phone
UCSF: After 10 Year Search, Scientists Find Second “Short Sleep” Gene
Healthline: Getting Too Much Or Too Little Sleep Can Hurt Your Heart
Consumer Reports: 5 Strategies To Help You Fix Frequent Nighttime Awakenings
Dreams.co.uk: What Happens in Your Brain While You Dream
National Institutes Of Health: The Brain May Actively Forget During Dream Sleep
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