Sleep Apnea May Be Linked to Poor Bone Health

TUESDAY, April 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People with sleep apnea, a common sleep disorder, may be at increased risk for the bone-thinning disease osteoporosis, especially women and older people, a new study suggests.

Crankier Babies May Get More TV Time

MONDAY, April 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Fussy and demanding babies are likely to spend slightly more time plopped in front of a TV or computer screen when they're toddlers than are "easier" babies, new research finds.

Naps Enhance Learning for Young Children, Study Says

WEDNESDAY, April 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Naps play a crucial role in helping infants and preschoolers remember things they've just learned, according to new research.

Health Tip: Naptime for Toddlers

(HealthDay News) -- It's important to teach your toddler healthy sleep habits, experts say.

Poor Sleep Tied to Mental Decline in Older Men

FRIDAY, April 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Poor sleep is tied to a higher risk of mental decline in older men, according to a new study.

Insomnia May Raise Stroke Risk, Especially for Younger Adults

THURSDAY, April 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People plagued with insomnia might have an increased risk of stroke, particularly if they are young adults, a new, large study from Taiwan suggests.

The Morning Light May Help You Stay Slim

WEDNESDAY, April 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Spending time in the bright morning light may help you slim down, new research suggests.

Study Ties Daylight Saving Time Change to Rise in Heart Attacks

SATURDAY, March 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Setting the clocks ahead one hour in the spring may not only force you to wake up earlier -- it may also increase your short-term risk of a heart attack, a new study suggests.

Toddlers Who Sleep Less May Eat More

TUESDAY, March 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Toddlers who get too little sleep tend to eat more and are at increased risk for obesity, a new study indicates.

Health Tip: Help a Loved One With Sleep Apnea

(HealthDay News) -- If your partner snores and has other signs of sleep apnea, experts say ignoring the condition can affect your partner's health.