Could a 'Fat Tongue' Be a Factor in Sleep Apnea?

TUESDAY, Sept. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Sleep apnea is a potential health risk for millions of Americans, and a new study points to a possible culprit behind the disorder: a "fat" tongue.

Ban Electronics in Kids' Bedrooms, Expert Says

FRIDAY, Sept. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Electronic devices can keep kids up at night and should be banned from the bedroom, according to experts from Stony Brook Children's Hospital in New York.

Untreated Sleep Apnea May Raise Risk of Surgical Complications: Study

FRIDAY, Sept. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Screening and treating patients for obstructive sleep apnea before they have surgery may reduce their risk of cardiovascular complications by more than half, a new study suggests.

Health Tip: Health Tip: Are Your Teeth in a Grind?

(HealthDay News) -- As many as 40 million Americans engage in bruxism, better known as teeth grinding. Five percent to 10 percent of them grind their teeth so severely that they fracture dental fillings or cause other types of tooth damage.

A Good Night's Sleep May Mean a Good Day's Work

SUNDAY, Sept. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Getting enough sleep each night may mean you're less likely to take time off from work due to illness, a new study suggests.

Study: Undiagnosed Sleep Disorders Common With Multiple Sclerosis

FRIDAY, Sept. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The fatigue many people with multiple sclerosis (MS) experience may actually be a sign of an undiagnosed sleep disorder, according to a new study.

Health Tip: Helping Your Newborn Sleep

(HealthDay News) -- It can take newborns a while before they sleep through the night, but there are things parents can do to help newborns enjoy longer stretches of slumber.

Health Tip: If Your Child Can't Sleep

(HealthDay News) -- Sleep problems among children can contribute to a host of health and behavioral problems.

Cutting Calories May Ease Sleep Apnea in Obese, Study Finds

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Cutting calories could improve sleep apnea and lower blood pressure in obese adults, Brazilian researchers report.

Putting Baby to Sleep on Animal Fur May Lower Asthma Risk: Study

SUNDAY, Sept. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Infants who sleep on animal fur may be less likely to develop asthma later in childhood, new research suggests.