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Women's Internal Clocks May Explain Sleep Trouble

They may be 'predisposed' to insomnia, study suggests

(Newser) - Stuck counting sheep while your hubby sleeps soundly? A new study suggests you're not alone. McGill University researchers explain that while men and women tend to go to bed and rise at roughly the same times, women have more trouble staying asleep—because their internal body clocks are dfferent,... More »

How Sleep Position Can Give You Nightmares

Studies link sleep position to dream quality and emotion

(Newser) - Matt Berical noticed that his restless nights always ended with him facing right, while his girlfriend mostly reported nightmares after waking on her left. "Is there, I wondered, a correlation between bad dreams and sleeping position?" writes Berical at Van Winkles . He dug up a 2004 study that asked... More »

Who Goes to SOTU Sober? Not Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Justice had vowed to 'stay away from the wine' this year, but oh well

(Newser) - Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been making headlines lately, from her proclamations that America can handle gay marriage to inspiring a University of Maryland student's elaborate upper-arm tattoo . Yesterday the Supreme Court justice cleared up a more sopoforic scandal that's been circulating: her alleged nap during President Obama's... More »

Baseball Fan Busted Napping Sues ESPN

Andrew Rector also suing Yankees, MLB, 2 announcers for defamation

(Newser) - There's no napping in baseball. When 26-year-old Yankees fan Andrew Rector fell asleep during a game against the Red Sox on April 13, an ESPN cameraman lingered on his snoozing face and two announcers launched into a diatribe that included the words "stupor, stupid, fatty, and unintelligent"—... More »

Sleep Apnea Treatment Could Improve Your Looks: Study

Some study participants even thought wrinkles diminshed

(Newser) - Beauty sleep may not be just an expression anymore: New research suggests sleep apnea patients look better after at-home treatments for their disorder. Newsy reports: More »

Best Positions for a Good Night's Sleep

Aches and pains require that you sleep a certain way

(Newser) - Getting enough sleep is one thing, but it's vital to sleep in the right position if you suffer from certain pains and medical conditions. The Wall Street Journal sums up the experts' advice:
  • Obstructive sleep apnea/snoring: This condition can cause dangerous narrowing or blockage of the airway—and sleeping
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Stomach Sleepers Have Sexier Dreams

At least according to Hong Kong researchers

(Newser) - Snoozing on your stomach may increase dreams about sex, says a new study. Hong Kong researchers surveyed 670 students, collecting data about sleep postures and dream content and found that stomach sleepers reported more erotic dreams than anyone else. They also described more feelings of "persecution," "being... More »

911 Dispatcher Snores Through Emergency

He was 17 hours into a 24-hour shift

(Newser) - If you're in a situation where you have to dial 911, the last thing you want to hear on the other side of the phone is snoring. But that's what a Maryland woman heard when she called emergency services to help her husband, reports NBC4 in Washington . In... More »

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