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Men, Sleep and Diabetes Risk
For men, sleeping too much or too little could raise diabetes risk, a new study found.
Women, Sleep and Diabetes Risk
Ladies, catching the recommended amount of ZZZ's may be vitally important to your health.
Sleep, Naps and Diabetes Risk
If a siesta is part of your everyday routine, there may be cause for concern.
Strategies That May Keep Your Brain Sharp
Everybody gets older — not just the body, but also the brain. There are, however, some things you can do that may help keep your thought processes humming along despite the extra mileage.
Sleep Apnea May Speed Kidney Decline
Diabetes is a major risk factor for kidney disease. It can damage tiny blood vessels in the kidneys that filter waste from the blood. Add sleep apnea to the mix, and kidneys may decline even faster, new research suggests.
Diabetes May Be a Real Risk for People with Sleep Apnea
There are many known factors that increase the risk of developing diabetes. New research may be adding one sleep disorder to that list.
Too Little Sleep Linked to Diabetes and Obesity
Sometimes, we take sleep for granted. But getting a good night’s sleep can be key to maintaining a healthy metabolism and preventing diabetes and obesity.
It's More Than Beauty Sleep
How much people sleep can have an impact on their health. However, the relationship between sleep duration and chronic diseases has not been well studied. A recent study was conducted to examine sleep duration in relationship to various illnesses.
Sleepy Teens Face Diabetes Risk Factor
Teenagers need a good night's rest not only to make it through the school day but also to ensure good health as they grow older. This may be particularly true when it comes to protecting against diabetes.
PAP Helps Blood Pressure Blues
When snoring indicates someone has sleep apnea, it's more than annoying. It can be harmful to your health — especially if you already have high blood pressure.