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Climate change is making us sleep worse
As the Northern Hemisphere slides into summer, a familiar ritual begins for some: Wake up in the middle of the night to find yourself drenched in sweat, kick off the covers or turn on a fan, and try to fall back asleep. Sleep scientists know that a ...
An Effect of Climate Change You Could Really Lose Sleep OverNew York Times
Climate change is causing a nightmare — lost sleepUSA TODAY
Climate Change Is Making it Harder to SleepBloomberg
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The Sun

How to sleep in hot weather - Twelve simple tips for keeping cool in bed
The Sun
WITH Summer well and truly here, Brits have been basking in the heat all day, but baking in bed all night. If the heatwave has got you tossing and turning in a sweaty mess, then these tips are essential to make sure you sleep better tonight. If the ...
Too hot to sleep? How to stay cool in bed when you don't have air
How to get babies and young children to sleep during hot weatherLiverpool Echo
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Nottingham Post -Coventry Telegraph
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Sleep deprivation can cause brain to start 'eating' itself
A lack of sleep can cause parts of the brain's synapses to be 'eaten' by other brain cells, according to a new study by researchers at the Marche Polytechnic University in Italy. Astrocytes are a cell in the brain that clean out worn-out cells and ...
The brain literally starts eating itself when it doesn't get enough sleepScienceAlert
If you don't get enough sleep, your brain could start eating itselfAtlanta Journal Constitution
Sleep Deprivation May Lead to Your Brain 'Eating Itself': StudyNDTV Food -ZME Science -Alphr
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Only slept for a a few hours? 7 tips to help you stay alert all day
Did you only sleep four or five hours last night, and have a big day today? While sleeping so few hours isn't a sustainable way of life, there are some strategies you can implement today to get by on minimal sleep. Here are a few tips to help you be ...

Too hot to sleep? Get ready for more sleepless nights thanks to climate change
The Verge
I can't sleep when it's hot out. I just lie there, wide awake and growing increasingly irritated by any bird, bug, car, or human that makes even the slightest noise. When morning finally rolls around, I'm grouchy, sweaty, and covered in a bizzarro maze ...

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The mice moved away or licked the stinging area quicker when they'd experienced five days of sleep deprivation, signaling that tired mice felt more pain. And it wasn't just that the mice were jumpier; the rodents didn't react any faster to loud sounds ...

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Too little sleep might lead to weight gain
It turns out that lack of sleep and weight gain are often related. Medical experts aren't completely sure why, but a growing body of evidence shows that for some people sleep habits can result in putting on the pounds. Dr. John Swartzberg, head of the ...

CBS News

Less than 6 hours of sleep could double death risk for those with metabolic syndrome
CBS News
A new study from the American Heart Association finds sleeping less than six hours a night could more than double the risk of death for people with metabolic syndrome, which impacts more than a third of the U.S. adult population. Metabolic syndrome ...
Why Sleep Is So Important for People at Risk for Heart DiseaseLive Science
Getting less than SIX hours' sleep a night 'increases chance of early ...The Sun
New statistics link sleep to poor health, heart problems and deathKSFY
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Times of India

Should you be sleeping twice a day instead of once?
Times of India
A shocker for most, a study suggested that what may suit our bodies better than sleeping once a day is sleeping twice a day. Two shorter slumbers may suit our body clocks better than one long eight-hour sleep. Many doctors and sleep researchers are ...

The Independent

Sleep deprivation can lead to the brain 'eating itself', says study
The Independent
New research, conducted by Michele Bellesi of the Marche Polytechnic University in Italy and published in the Journal of Neuroscience, analysed the brains of mice who had regular sleep, spontaneous wake, sleep deprivation and chronic sleep deprivation.

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