A good night's sleep is key to school success

2019-10-01 18:45

Research shows that sleep-deprived teens may be more easily distracted and have more trouble recalling information than those who get enough sleep.

Sleep deprivation isn't just bad for your brain - it also alters your fat metabolism

2019-09-25 20:45

Lack of sleep has been known to lead to a number of chronic conditions, and a new study has found yet another reason to make good quality sleep a priority.

WATCH: Researchers discover routine to overcome insomnia

2019-09-16 08:45

Living a sleep-deprived life? Follow this routine and your sleepless nights might become a thing of the past.

Heart attack risk much higher for people who sleep too little – or too much

2019-09-09 20:50

A new study has found that people from both sides of the spectrum – those who get too little or too much sleep – are more likely to suffer a heart attack.

Are you an 'extreme early bird'?

2019-09-01 15:45

While most people struggle with getting out of bed in the wee hours of the morning, people with advanced sleep phase wake up naturally at this time, rested and ready to take on the day.

Less 'screen time,' more sleep = better-behaved kids?

2019-08-25 22:00

Research claims that kids who seldom used devices later in the evening and got enough sleep are less prone to impulsive behaviour.

WATCH: Top tips for a good night's sleep

2019-08-13 22:00

Small changes in routine could help you settle down and get a good night's rest.

Time for a sleep divorce?

2019-08-08 20:48

If your partner’s snoring or other night-time habits are driving you nuts, choosing separate beds could save your marriage.

Later school start time pays off with more attentive students

2019-07-07 07:30

'Biological changes in the circadian rhythm, or internal clock, during puberty prevent teens from falling asleep early enough to get sufficient sleep when faced with early school start times.'

I asked experts how to be healthier — here are the 8 best tips they gave me

2019-06-30 13:35

It takes more than just diet and exercise to be healthy.


5 things you need to know in SA business today, and 9 reasons why experts say you should cut back on sugar

2019-09-30 07:06

Tito Mboweni sticks to his guns, petrol goes up, new Presidential Economic Advisory Council members, a bad quarter for the JSE, and a new Development Bank chair.

How later bedtimes could mean wider waistlines for teen girls

2019-09-18 20:45

Research reveals that teen girls, who want to be night owls, but need to be early birds, are at higher risk of gaining weight around their waist.

Having trouble sleeping? Here’s how to get a good night’s rest

2019-09-13 15:38

What kind of sleeper are you?

Want to be successful in business? Get a good night's sleep

2019-09-02 20:50

A study shows that sufficient, good quality sleep is essential for business leaders who are seeking their next successful venture.

5 ways to get proper sleep when you have chronic back pain

2019-08-27 20:50

Back pain can not only ruin you day, but also your night. Here are some tips on how to get proper sleep when suffering from back pain.

Optimists get better and longer sleep than pessimists

2019-08-21 21:00

Seeing the glass half-full not only makes you happier, but could also be the key to a great night’s sleep.

5 things you need to know in SA business today and 14 things successful people do right before bed

2019-08-13 07:14

The rand reached R15.4550/$ yesterday – its worst level in almost a year.

Worried about coffee keeping you awake? You can relax – but alcohol and nicotine are the enemies of a good night's rest

2019-08-08 06:53

Coffee is notorious for being a 'sleep thief', but a recent study shows that having coffee within four hours of going to sleep doesn't significantly affect the chances of having a good night's sleep. Alcohol and nicotine, however...

Could early risers be a little less likely to get breast cancer?

2019-07-05 16:32

Why does the latest research suggest that 'night owls' and people who sleep more than usual have a slightly elevated risk of breast cancer?

I tried tracking my sleep using 3 free Apple Watch apps — and there was a clear winner

2019-06-29 10:29

The Apple Watch doesn't track your sleep natively yet, but there several apps that can. Here's a look at some of the best free sleep tracking apps.

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