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People who sleep for longer than 8 hours could have a greater risk of dying early — but that doesn’t mean you should never sleep in

A new study has shown too much sleep might increase your risk of heart disease and early death. But it doesn't mention circadian rhythms, which are closely intertwined with our sleep cycles. To make the most of your sleep, the advice remains the same: consistency is key.

Women who wake up early may be less likely to develop depression, according to a new study — but the advice for optimum sleep remains unchanged

A new study suggests that nurses who are early risers have a decreased chance of developing depression, but recommendations from sleep scientists about sticking to a regular schedule remain more or less the same.

It turns out sleeping in at the weekend could counteract the harm caused by lack of sleep during the week

Sleep scientists have long insisted that getting a consistent amount of sleep a night is the best practice. However, a growing body of research suggests we can make up for a lack of sleep during the week at the weekend.

Disrupting your body clock could increase your risk of mood disorders like depression — here’s why

Our internal clocks determine nearly every biological process in our bodies, from sleeping, to eating, to our blood pressure. If it is disrupted, it can cause a whole lot of problems.