Sleep in Media - May 2012
May 30, 2012
"Get a good night’s sleep" (Fox News) - Practical tips on how to make falling asleep easier.
"Sleep disruptions behind fertility problems" (Times of India)
"BabyDoze: This app’s a sleeper" (Macleans) - Created to help sleepless babies, it plays real womb sounds.
May 28, 2012
"Strange bedfellows: Study finds many managers sleep with their phones" (The Globe and Mail)
"Sleep apnea severity may predict diabetes" (ABC News)
"Poem of the week: The Bed That Is a Tree by Kim Lasky" (The Guardian)
"More Sleep Equals Less Weight -- An Opportunity Lost?" (The Huffington Post)
"Good sleeps and why they're crucial" (The Vancouver Courier)
May 25, 2012
"Moving Beyond a Biomedical View of Co-Sleeping" (The Huffington Post) - The author believes parents should be allowed to choose whether they co-sleep with their infants and be given guidelines for safe co-sleeping practices
"Mercedes Creates the Car That Makes You Sleep" (In Auto News) - Mercedes-Benz has created an in-car program called 'Active Comfort' which has options to help the driver maintain alertness while driving and to create the perfect atmosphere for a power nap (when not driving)
May 23, 2012
"Help! I’m scared to sleep because I’m sleepwalking out of the house" (The Globe and Mail)
"11 Snoring Celebrities (PHOTOS)" (The Huffington Post)
May 21, 2012
"Sleep Apnea Tied to Increased Cancer Risk" (The New York Times) - An overview of two recent studies which link sleep apnea and cancer.
"Sleep Quotes: The Healthy And Unhealthy Messages They Send" (The Huffington Post)
"Sleeping problems at 10 months" (Bangor Daily News) - Sleep training advice for parents.
"Dangers in your mattress" (Daily Times)
May 18, 2012
"Parents Often Lose Sleep Over Child's Epilepsy, Study Finds" (U.S. News & World Report)
"Sleeping pills spending by NHS reaches £50m" (The Independent) - This amount has increased 17% over the last three years.
"Countdown: 7 Mind-Bending Facts About Dreams" (Live Science)
May 16, 2012
"Jet-Lagged By Your Social Calendar? Better Check Your Waistline" (NPR) - So far, the best explanation of 'social jet-lag' and it's effects.
"Wake Up! Sleepwalking Common in U.S." (Discovery News)
"Defiant Dieter talks to Dr. Natasha Turner about sleep and weight loss" (Vancouver Sun) - Explaining the link between hormones, sleep and weight.
"Sleep disorders in children on rise due to social media" (The Evening Herald)
"Momania: A Blog for Busy Moms: How is your daycare provider putting your baby to sleep?" (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
May 14, 2012
"Almost 1 in 3 in U.S. have sleepwalked: study" (Reuters) - An article describing a large study carried out to understand the cause and prevalence of sleep walking.
"Children who get into bed with parents are 'slimmer'" (The Telegraph)
"Surgeons' Brains Must Work Harder When Sleep-Deprived: Study" (The Huffington Post)
May 9, 2012
"How to wake up a chick sleeping in its egg" (New Scientist) - Scientists are researching when fetuses start to sleep and how this effects their development.
"SIDS fatalities decline, but many infants still don’t sleep on their backs" (The Washington Post)
"Smart blanket monitors you while you sleep" (CTV News)
Sleep Crossword Puzzle - A sleep-themed puzzle from the BBC Learning English website
May 7, 2012
"Why the urge to pee ruins sleep for some" (MSNBC) - New research has linked circadian rhythm to bladder capacity.
"Do snoring remedies actually work?" (The Globe and Mail) - Descriptions of several snoring remedies.
"Five common myths about shut-eye" (Montreal Gazette)
"Sleeplessness eroding public health, say docs" (Ottawa Citizen) - How too little sleep is having a detrimental effect on everyday life.
"Sleeping on the Job: Should You Nap at Work?" (Men's Fitness) - Tips on how and when to nap at work.
May 4, 2012
"Experts dream of public health policy on sleep" (Montreal Gazette)
"Newborn's Sleep Patterns Will Change Over Time" (Tulsa World)
"Friday is the Best Night for a Deep Sleep" (Daily Express)
May 2, 2012
"How sleep affects your ‘fat genes’ – and your ‘fat jeans’" (The Globe and Mail)
"Gallery: Jobs that may ruin your sleep" (Calgary Herald)
"Tips for maintaining your child's sleep schedule on vacation" (The Intelligencer)
"Vacation snoring 'eye opening'" (Toronto Sun)