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Sleep Genes

5 Surprising Ways Your Genes Can Affect Your Sleep

The Huffington Post | Krithika Varagur | Posted 02.29.2016 | Science

How can some people get by on six hours of sleep, while others struggle with anything less than nine? Why does depression often go hand in hand with p...

Just One Night Of Bad Sleep Can Alter Your Genes

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 08.01.2015 | Science

Scientists have long known that skimping on sleep can screw with our health and biological clock, which helps our bodies adapt to the daily cycle of d...

How Long You Sleep May Be In Your Genes

Posted 12.06.2014 | Healthy Living

By Agata Blaszczak-Boxe, Contributing Writer Published: 12/04/2014 10:34 AM EST on LiveScience The amount of time people spend sleeping is linke...

More Proof That A Messed-Up Sleep Schedule Is Bad For You

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

Here's more evidence disruptions to your typical sleep schedule can affect your body on a genetic level. Researchers from the University of Surrey...

Skimping On Sleep Can Change Your Genes

Posted 02.24.2014 | Healthy Living

Need another reason to prioritize regular shuteye? Sleep deprivation could be messing with your genes, according to a new study from U.K. researchers....