Three daycare workers were arrested after slipping kids gummy bears laced with the sleep aid melatonin during naptime.
Some of us unfortunately suffer from all kinds of sleep problems during the night. Whether it’s dust allergies or insomnia, it’s safe to say a lot of us aren’t getting our recommended eight hours. NASA of all places has found the one thing that could improve your night’s sleep : houseplants. Simply putting a little greenery on your bedside table can ensure the air in your bedroom is free of pollutants and other insomnia-causers such as stress and anxiety. Here are just a few of NASA’s top plant recommendations. Let us know if they work. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for non-stop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyleUK . Read more from Yahoo Style UK: Houseplant hacks: How to keep your succulents and cacti happy This is how your personality affects your sleep Sleeping in a cold room is better for your health, says science
A photo of a 63-year-old grandmother is going viral for her youthful appearance. On Sunday, a man named Chavo Lotti tweeted a photo of the woman, writing, “My grandma turned 63 yesterday,” and the Internet went nuts over the woman’s wrinkle-free visage and dewy glow, not to mention her oversized topknot and colorful overalls.
Never heard of social jet lag? Chances are, you suffer from social jet lag. A new study reveals that these effects, dubbed “social jet lag,” even extend to long-term health issues like increased risk of heart disease, with each hour of jet lag resulting in an 11 percent increase in risk.
U.K.-based David Lloyd Clubs is offering a 60-minute class called Napercise that aims to “reinvigorate the mind, improve moods and even burn the odd calorie,” by doing nothing other than lifting your body onto a cushy mattress and curling up for a 45-minute nap (the other 15 minutes will be spent on gentle stretching).
Sitting on the sofa certainly isn’t one of them, but experts have warned that toxic chemicals used to fireproof your settee could be causing a surge in thyroid cancers. The research revealed that people who are exposed to high levels of flame retardants are more than twice as likely to develop the cancer. Thyroid cancer cases have risen by 74 per cent in the last decade in the UK, with researchers blaming the rising rates on flame retardants.
Can't sleep? Science says it could be down to our age as we find it harder to know when we're sleepy as we get older.
According to recent statistics one third of Brits now sleep for just five-to-six hours per night, which is significantly less than the standard seven-eight hours that experts recommend we need. A new study, published by the Rotterdam School of Management, has revealed that erratic and disruptive behaviour at work can be caused by just one night of poor ZZZs. Researchers found that lack of sleep does not only mean tired and groggy workers, but can also cause “unwanted” activity, which they believe could be associated with lower levels of self-control.
It’s called beauty rest for a reason! We’re all aware that a good night’s sleep is an important tool in combatting the signs of aging — but the way you may be sleeping can actually have the opposite effect.