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Lighting the way to a better night’s sleep

Exposure to light – both natural and artificial – has a marked impact on the body’s circadian rhythm and can affect the secretion of melatonin which is needed for body clock regulation. Now that we’re in the middle of winter, you might be sensing how the lack of light can result in Seasonal Affective Disorder,… Read More »

Prostate cancer warning: This sleep habit could double your risk of deadly condition

Prostate cancer could be linked to difficulty sleeping, according to a new study. Experts from the Central Taiwan University of Science and Technology analysed more than 80,000 patients – half of which had been diagnosed with a sleep disorder between 2000 and 2010. The night-time ailments included insomnia, excessive tiredness, nightmares, sleepwalking, sleep apnoea and… Read More »