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Why you should make the most of the extra daylight when the clocks change
Daylight helps to regulate hormones and the immune system. It’s good for sleep and can help with depression. So be glad of the extra daylight when it comes

Katherine Latham

19, Mar, 2023 @4:00 PM

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Less than six hours’ sleep cuts immune response to vaccines, data shows
Effect of shorter sleep comparable to waning of Covid antibodies two months after vaccination, study finds

Linda Geddes Science correspondent

13, Mar, 2023 @4:00 PM

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The battle to boost our deep sleep – and help stop dementia
The biological ‘brainwashing’ that happens while you are sleeping is crucial for filtering out toxins. Here’s how to optimise your overnight cycle

Linda Geddes

13, Mar, 2023 @7:00 AM

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‘Don’t blame the young for being moody’ - and seven other ways to nurture healthy teenage minds
Adolescence is a time of great change, with everything from sleep to social media impacting on growth. Psychologist Sarah-Jayne Blakemore explains how to support positive habits

As told to Emine Saner

12, Mar, 2023 @7:00 AM

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You be the judge: should my wife decide what time we go to sleep?
Wilmer says Andrea should let him watch TV in bed. She insists on a strict lights out. Have your say and help put this argument to bed

Georgina Lawton

10, Mar, 2023 @8:00 AM

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The magic of growing your own mushrooms | Brief letters
Brief letters: Focus on fungi | Not Robinson Crusoe but The Coral Island | Sleep | Lettuce play with words | Crypto fools and their money

26, Feb, 2023 @6:51 PM

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Good quality sleep can add years to people’s lives, study suggests
Researchers say findings indicate quantity of sleep alone is not enough to benefit; quality is key

Kevin Rawlinson

23, Feb, 2023 @7:03 PM

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Humans ‘may need more sleep in winter’, study finds
Research shows people get more deep REM sleep than in summer, and may need to adjust habits to season

Jane Clinton

17, Feb, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Considering Feb Fast? Here are three immediate and long-term benefits of giving up alcohol
From improving sleep quality to unmasking underlying anxiety, a booze-free month is good for your health – and it could be the gateway to longer-term abstinence

Bianca Nogrady

31, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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If you’re up all night with a newborn, why not try these activities | Ben Jenkins
Muttering odd things, doom-scrolling social media or simply going insane are just some of the fun things you can entertain yourself with in the early hours

Ben Jenkins

30, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Sleeping late isn’t a sign of laziness. Stop the circadian-rhythm shaming | Matthew Cantor
Fellow night owls, take comfort: our sleep-wake schedule is part of our genetic makeup, not a moral failing

Matthew Cantor

30, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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NHS begins treating sleep apnoea with pioneering chest implant
Small device already used in Europe and US works by making tongue contract and move out of windpipe

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

28, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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