Tag Archives: sleep science

New research suggests interrupted sleep can lead to Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer's

Researchers at Wheaton College in Illinois have found that the effects of poor sleeping habits could be even more severe than previously thought At the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in London, researchers at Wheaton College presented three studies that showed significant correlation between interrupted sleep and Alzheimer’s disease. Specifically, the studies showed that breathing disorders […]

6 things you definitely shouldn’t do when you can’t sleep

When it comes to nodding off, there are things you should do and things you absolutely shouldn’t There’s nothing quite like a good night’s sleep. But with around a third of people suffering some degree of insomnia, it’s important to know the things you shouldn’t be doing when you’re finding it hard to drift off. […]

Loneliness can cause sleep deprivation in young adults

Sleep deprivation

According to new research, loneliness can be just as bad for sleep as caffeine, money troubles and screen time Research by King’s College, London recently published in the Psychological Medicine journal suggests that loneliness could be the cause of a reduction in sleep quality among 18 to 34 year olds. According to the findings, young […]

Why having a TV in your child’s bedroom increases their risk of weight problems

Children's health

New research claims that a TV in the bedroom can be detrimental to children’s health, thanks largely to the effect of TV on sleep length and quality. A study by University College London has produced findings which suggest that children with TVs in their bedrooms are at increased risk of becoming overweight. The study looked […]

Better Sleep Case Study: Sue Harrison, British 100km running champion

Sue Harrison

At Mammoth we are lucky enough to speak to a wide range of elite sportspeople. From professional rugby players to Olympic athletes to bodybuilders, our mattresses appeal to competitors of all shapes and sizes. One of the most recent additions to Team Mammoth is Sue Harrison, an endurance athlete who takes stamina to a whole […]

Research shows that having children means less sleep for Mum, but not for Dad!

A study by the Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health found that women with children on average get a worse night’s sleep than women without. While this is hardly surprising, the same piece of research also revealed that the same can’t be said for men. The college analysed data they gathered by conducting a nationwide […]

Mammoth sign new exclusive partnership agreement with the RPA

RPA official partners

  Mammoth is delighted to announce a new and exclusive partnership with the Rugby Player’s Association. As well as continuing to be a Benefits Provider to the players, under the new agreement Mammoth will play a key role in providing education and welfare programmes for professional male and female players throughout the domestic and international […]

A Good Night’s Sleep: According to Science

good night's sleep

A good night’s sleep might seem like the most subjective thing in the world, but there is actually a science behind determining how well rested you are. If you wake up feeling bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, chances are you’ll assume you slept well. You may well have done, but actually there are several tell-tale signs which indicate […]

Sleep science: How much sleep do you really need?

how much sleep do I need

By now we all know that sleep is important. We spend a third of our lives asleep and we can go for longer without food than we can without sleep. Yet in the 21st century, our lifestyles are becoming less and less compatible with our natural sleep–wake cycle. As we work longer hours, indulge in […]

Ditch the snooze button – why having too much sleep could be a major health hazard

why too much sleep is bad for you

In modern day society we seem to be programmed to count down the days, even the hours, to the luxury of a weekend lie in. And although it is true that being well rested is essential for good health, recent research is proving it to be equally true that having too much sleep may have […]