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Women need not sleep on their left side during pregnancy, study finds

The study found that women who slept on their right side or on their back were no more likely to have serious complications than those who slept on their left side.

Suffering from insomnia? You may have an increased risk of heart failure

Researchers found genetic variants for insomnia were associated with significantly higher odds of coronary artery disease, heart failure and ischemic stroke – particularly large artery stroke.


NASA's eye-movement test to detect sleep loss

The study, published in The Journal of Physiology, shows that a range of eye-movement tests provide a reliable biomarker of individual acute sleep loss.

Following these simple things will ensure a good night's sleep

While having a cup of coffee in the morning can lead to a great and active day, consuming it in the evening can disrupt your sleeping patterns.

Have trouble sleeping? These five foods will help you catch some shuteye

If you have been struggling to get therapeutic sleep for a long time now, binging on these foods may help.

Poor sleep may adversely affect memory in older adults, says study

The study's takeaway message may be that regular sleep is important at any age for the best cognitive performance.


Artificial light during sleep linked to weight gain in women: Study

The research, published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, is the first to find an association between any exposure to artificial light at night while sleeping and weight gain in women.

Afternoon naps can boost kid's happiness, IQ: Study

The study, published in the journal SLEEP, showed a connection between midday napping and greater happiness, self-control, and grit; fewer behavioral problems; and higher IQ.

Brainwaves during sleep strengthen memories, says study

The study, published in the journal NeuroImage, shows how learned information turns into reliable memories during sleep.

Just 16-minute sleep loss may put your job at risk: Study

A study, published in the journal Sleep Health, found that reducing your sleep routine during the work-week greatly interferes with job performance.

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Must-haves for a good night's sleep

Here are a few things you can do to have a comfortable time sleeping, reports

Top 4: Food that help you sleep

There are a few food items which can improve your sleeping pattern, reports