Sweet Dreams: How Israeli Tech Can Help You Get A Good Night’s Sleep
Pandemic stress is real and insomnia is on the rise. For better sleep, the Israeli high-tech industry has some options on offer.
January 12, 2022
For Israeli App ‘SleepRate’, A Good Night’s Sleep Is A Matter Of Heart
In the US alone one out of every three people will experience an extended period of insomnia at some point in their lives.
November 26, 2014
Israeli Research Finds Parents’ Interrupted Sleep Is The Equivalent Of No Sleep At All
New parents know the feeling - the familiar cry in the night, followed by a blind shuffle to the crib, a feeding, a diaper change, and a final retreat back into oblivion, every hour. Now research from Tel Aviv University finds that the interrupted sleep patterns of new parents could have a much more wearisome toll than previously thought.
July 14, 2014
Study Finds You Can Learn During Sleep
Is sleep learning possible? A new Weizmann Institute study published in Nature Neuroscience has found that people can learn new information while they sleep, and this can unconsciously modify their behavior when their awake.
September 04, 2012
Study: Light Exposure At Night Linked To Cancer
The American Medical Association warned against extended exposure to artificial light, following a University of Haifa research that links over-exposure to cancer. Other related health effects include exacerbating sleep disorders.
July 21, 2012
Sleep Deprivation Reduces Risk Of Trauma
Israeli researchers found that sleep deprivation after exposure to a traumatic event may prevent or reduce the risk of trauma. Withholding sleep after a stressful event interferes with the consolidation of traumatic memories.
July 11, 2012
Snoring U App Nudges Sleepers To Stop Snoring
The Israel based startup Tech HM released an app that monitors snoring, sends nudges to help its users stop and keeps track of sleeping abnormalities. The company also recently launched an app for measuring heart rate.
July 04, 2012
Dreaming To Lose Weight? Sleep Could Be The Answer!
Fed up with diets and exercise? According to a new study, the best way to stay slim is to sleep. Researchers found that a protein called SIRT1 is the missing link between metabolism and the circadian clock, which regulates our sleep-wake cycle, and could be a factor in metabolic disorders such as obesity and type-2 diabetes.
May 19, 2012
Children Snoring At Higher Risk Of Heart Disease, Study Finds
An Israeli study reveals that children who snore in their sleep, are at a higher risk of heart disease. Early detection and surgery can help significantly reduce the risk, the study finds.
April 12, 2011