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Displaying items by tag: Sleep

Today, March 19, is World Sleep Day. This day brings attention to the need for quality sleep as part of one’s overall health. iTWire tested out a sleep analyser by health technology company, Withings, which can help you sleep better and reduce stress.

ASX VENDOR ANNOUNCEMENT by Alexium: We all know that a good night’s sleep in vital to good health and one factor that has a major impact on sleep quality is your temperature. While science is yet to discover a definitive causation between body temperature and sleep, the sleep cycle is typically initiated when our core body temperatures drop.

ASX VENDOR ANNOUNCEMENT: We all know that a good night’s sleep in vital to good health and one factor that has a major impact on sleep quality is your temperature. While science is yet to discover a definitive causation between body temperature and sleep, the sleep cycle is typically initiated when our core body temperatures drop.

Published in Health

Consumer electronics company Withings has launched what it says is the first hybrid smartwatch combine medical grade electrocardiogram and sleep apnea detection as part of treatment for cardiovascular and sleep issues.

Published in Health
Wednesday, 04 December 2019 18:09

Beating Burnout: Tips for Work-Life Balance

PAXUS: When the highly successful American businesswoman and HuffPost founder Arianna Huffington physically collapsed from exhaustion, she turned the experience into a wake-up call about the need for better work-life balance. Recognising the link between well-being and performance, she went on to establish a new global business that raises awareness about managing stress and preventing burnout.

Wednesday, 04 December 2019 17:33

Beating Burnout: Tips for Work-Life Balance

SPONSORED NEWS: When the highly successful American businesswoman and HuffPost founder Arianna Huffington physically collapsed from exhaustion, she turned the experience into a wake-up call about the need for better work-life balance. Recognising the link between well-being and performance, she went on to establish a new global business that raises awareness about managing stress and preventing burnout.

Published in Health

Bose has announced its new noise-masking sleepbuds, billed as "tiny, truly wireless earbuds that combine an ultra-comfortable design with soothing sounds to block, cover, and replace the most common noises that interfere with sleep".

Published in Home Tech

Bagby, the first “sleeping bag” for your phone, to overcome phone addiction, created especially for couples, has reached its $12,000 target with hours to spare.

Published in Home Tech

Have you wished for a way to “revolutionise sleep and recovery” so you can “take performance to the next level”, while fully app compatible? Then check out the software and soft wear from Under Armour’s Athlete Recovery Sleepwear.

Published in Your Tech
Wednesday, 20 January 2016 16:10

Listen to the Band (first looks)

‘It is not a smart watch. It’s a fitness tracker with benefits – lots of them’.

Published in Internet of Things
Monday, 14 October 2013 12:35

New Fitbit a Force to be reckoned with

The Fitbit Force fitness gadget has been announced over the weekend, but Australians won't be able to get their hands (or wrists) on the device until next year.

Published in Mobility
Wednesday, 10 March 2010 01:12

Who sleeps most, have sex least in America?

According to a study conducted by the National Sleep Foundation, different ethnic groups in the United States do things differently when it comes to getting ready for bed. However, in many other cases they are very similar.

Published in Health
Tuesday, 23 February 2010 00:46

Napping can make you smarter. Einstein napped!

According to new U.S. research, an afternoon nap refreshes your brain and makes you more likely to learn new information. Albert Einstein was one of many very smart people that took frequent afternoon naps. See!

Published in Health
Monday, 02 November 2009 22:40

Retirees have less sleep problems

According to a Finnish-led study on sleep, retired people were found to have far fewer sleep disturbances than people still in the work force--assuming, that is, retirement is not a financial problem for them.

Published in Health
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) studied hundreds of thousands of adults in the United States concerning their sleep habits during a one-month period. Many of us are not getting enough sleep each night, especially those in the southeastern part of the country.

Published in Health
A U.S. study finds that not getting enough sleep each night could play a role in the development of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease. The researchers suggest that sleeplessness should be evaluated when treating Alzheimer’s.

Published in Health
Friday, 24 April 2009 18:48

Early risers sleepier in evenings

A Belgium study involving sleep and circadian rhythm found the brain is continually trying to balance the circadian signal (when you want to naturally sleep and be awake) and homeostatic pressure (the counting of the number of hours during sleep and while awake). This battle determines if you are more attentive during the afternoons and evenings.

Published in Biology
Tuesday, 13 January 2009 22:02

Common colds and sleeplessness are bed buddies

Pennsylvania and Virginia researchers report that the more sleep (and better quality of sleep) a person gets each night the better their immune system is able to fight off the common cold. Even healthy people with a strong immune system need a good night's sleep to help resist those colds.

Published in Health
Friday, 26 December 2008 02:47

Rest assured: Sleep is good for arteries

Diane Sperling Lauderdale, of the University of Chicago Medical Center (Illinois), led a study that shows the amount of sleep is highly significant is lowering the risk of calcification of arteries, which is a precursor of heart disease and other related health problems.

Published in Health
Tuesday, 16 December 2008 22:48

Snoring burns calories. Can it help lose weight?

U.S.-Turkey researchers found that people who have terrible snoring problems expend hundreds of more calories each night than people who have only minor snoring problems or no breathing problems at all. Is this an effective and safe way to lose weight?

Published in Health
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