Cardiovascular / Cardiology Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia

Sleep loss may contribute to heart disease in those with low incomes

People who are in a precarious financial position have an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. New research reveals that chronic sleep loss may contribute to this risk in the context of social inequality. Share on PinterestShort sleep may help explain why people with low incomes are at higher risk of heart disease, especially in the […]

Psychology / Psychiatry Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia

Sleep deprivation ‘triples the number of lapses in attention’

A new study adds to the evidence that sleep deprivation has a significant effect on our day-to-day functioning. The authors warn that if we have slept poorly overnight, we are twice as likely to commit errors, some of which may well be very costly. Share on PinterestResearchers warn that accumulating evidence demonstrates just how risky […]

Cardiovascular / Cardiology Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia

The link between insomnia and cardiovascular disease

Sleeping problems can affect both mental and physical health. Now, a large-scale analysis in China highlights how insomnia might lead to potentially life threatening cardiovascular diseases. Share on PinterestNew research points to concerning links between insomnia and cardiovascular problems. Insomnia is a relatively widespread problem. When a person has insomnia, they often struggle to fall […]