Using sound to eliminate the terror of nightmares

Using sound to eliminate the terror of nightmares

Sign up for CNN’s Sleep, But Better newsletter series. Our seven-part guide has helpful tips for better sleep. CNN — Heart pounding, I sit up straight in bed, flushed, sweaty, and completely freaked out. My brain snapped me out of a nightmare – a dream so alarming that I wake up. I’ve only had one … Read more

1 in 10 Americans over 65 have dementia, study finds

1 in 10 Americans over 65 have dementia, study finds

CNN — According to a new study conducted between 2016 and 2017, one in 10 Americans over the age of 65 suffered from dementia, while 22% suffered from mild cognitive impairment, the earliest stage of the slow slide into senility. research, which The authors said that this was the first nationally representative examination of the … Read more

Can you go from a night owl to an early riser? Experts weigh

Can you go from a night owl to an early riser?  Experts weigh

Sign up for CNN’s Sleep, But Better newsletter series. Our seven-part guide contains helpful tips for better sleep. CNN — If your body and brain don’t activate until later in the day, you’re probably a night owl, naturally programmed to like staying up late and sleeping through traditional school and work start times. Yet getting … Read more

People who sleep 5 hours or less a night are at higher risk of multiple health problems as they age, study finds

People who sleep 5 hours or less a night are at higher risk of multiple health problems as they age, study finds

Register for Newsletter Sleep, but better from CNN series. Our seven-part guide contains helpful tips for better sleep. CNN — A large new study published provides evidence that people aged 50 and over who sleep five hours or less at night have a greater risk of developing several chronic diseases as they age compared to … Read more

People who sleep 5 hours or less a night are at higher risk of multiple health problems as they age, study finds

People who sleep 5 hours or less a night are at higher risk of multiple health problems as they age, study finds

Register for Newsletter Sleep, but better from CNN series. Our seven-part guide contains helpful tips for better sleep. CNN — A large new study published provides evidence that people aged 50 and over who sleep five hours or less at night have a greater risk of developing several chronic diseases as they age compared to … Read more

Alzheimer’s drug slows progression of cognitive decline in clinical trial, drugmakers say

Alzheimer’s drug slows progression of cognitive decline in clinical trial, drugmakers say

CNN — A monoclonal antibody treatment for Alzheimer’s disease called lecanemab slows the progression of cognitive decline by 27% compared to a placebo, drugmakers Biogen and Eisai said on Tuesday. The drug, tested in a global Phase 3 clinical trial, also met all secondary endpoints, showing “target engagement” with reduced levels of amyloid – a … Read more

Sleep loss harms immune genes and triggers inflammation, study finds

Sleep loss harms immune genes and triggers inflammation, study finds

CNN — Chronic sleep deprivation in a small group of healthy adults increased the production of inflammation-linked immune cells while altering the DNA of immune cells, a new study has found. “Not only were immune cell counts elevated, but they may be wired and programmed in a different way at the end of the six … Read more