Sleep

Early bird or night owl? Study links shift worker sleep to ‘chronotype’

Published: 1Jun2021

Getting enough sleep can be a real challenge for shift workers affecting their overall health. But what role does being an early bird or night owl play in getting good rest? Researchers from McGill...

Mothers, but not fathers, with multiple children report more fragmented sleep

Published: 12Jan2021

Mothers with multiple children report more fragmented sleep than mothers of a single child, but the number of children in a family doesn't seem to affect the quality of sleep for fathers, according...

Parents shouldn’t worry about their baby’s inconsistent sleep patterns

Published: 2Dec2020

New parents often expect their baby to start sleeping through the night around the time they reach six months of age. But according to a new study led by Professor Marie-Hélène Pennestri, parents...

THE GLOBE AND MAIL | Is the COVID-19 pandemic keeping you up at night? Here’s expert advice on how to get some sleep

Published: 2Apr2020

Keeping a routine is important for everyone, including children and adolescents, says pediatric sleep expert Reut Gruber, an associate professor in the department of psychiatry at McGill University...

Time for bed: Bad sleep habits start early in school-age children

Published: 20Mar2018

Bad sleep habits in children begin earlier than many experts assume. That’s the takeaway from a new study led by McGill University researchers. The findings suggest that official sleep guidelines...

Could quality of sleep have to do with sex differences?

Published: 12Sep2016

You may have noticed that women are more prone to sleep disturbances than men. They are, for instance, up to twice as likely to suffer from insomnia than men. Could there be a link between the body...

The Great Canadian Sleepwalk – the road to good nights

Published: 16Aug2016

"To sleep - to sleep, perchance to dream”, these words made famous by William Shakespeare, in the play Hamlet are familiar to many of us. But did you know that sleep is just as important as diet...

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