Proper Sleep Could Strengthen Our Immune System, Study Says

A sick woman sleeps next to a box of tissues and some medicine bottles.

A new study gives a possible reason doctors keep telling their sick patients to “get good rest.” Researchers at the University of Tübingen in Germany discovered that our bodies might be more able to fight infection with healthy sleep. The researchers focused on T Cells, lymphocytes integral to our immune response. They found that our …

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Eight Sleep Unveils New Cooling Smart Mattress, The Pod

Sleep fitness and mattress company Eight Sleep recently unveiled its new smart bed, the Pod. The high-tech mattress includes temperature regulating technology, biometric tracking, and even an AI sleep coach. According to the company, the Pod is designed to help you get the healthiest sleep possible. We spoke with Jeff Hornstein, marketing manager at Eight …

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Purple Debuts New Plush Pillow

Purple has added a second pillow to its line up — and it’s the only one that does not feature the company’s patented Smart Comfort Grid™ support system. Instead, the Purple Plush Pillow (say that five times, fast) is filled with the popular mattress brand’s “interlocking, Smart Fluff poly-fiber balls” and has zippers along the side …

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GhostBed Adds New Hybrid To Their Mattress Lineup

Popular bed-in-a-box mattress retailer GhostBed has welcomed a new member to their family, the GhostBed Flex. The new mattress is 13″ in height and a hybrid design that includes gel memory foam layers and individually wrapped and reinforced support coils. Mattress Clarity spoke with GhostBed founder and CEO Marc Werner about the new mattress and what’s …

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Parachute Releases New Eco-Friendly Mattress

Luxury bedding and lifestyle brand Parachute recently revealed its addition to the bed-in-box market. The company says the Parachute Mattress is an eco-friendly innerspring mattress made with the same quality craftsmanship customers have come to expect from the brand. We spoke with a Parachute representative who told us, “It has always been our mission to …

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Mythbusting Review Says Exercising Before Bedtime Is Actually Okay

For years, common wisdom has held that exercising in the hours leading up to bedtime can make it harder to fall asleep. Now, a new review challenges this long-held sleep hygiene recommendation by suggesting that moderate exercise before bed might actually make it easier to fall and stay asleep. The study, which was conducted by …

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Innovative “Smart Sleep Mask” Helps Curb Snoring

Anyone who suffers from snoring knows the condition commonly disrupts sleep — and so does their partner. Now, a new sleep mask promises to help snorers (and their partners) enjoy sounder sleep. The Hüpnos Sleep Mask consists of two active components, Hüpnos CEO and Founder Curt Ray told Mattress Clarity via email. These components work …

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Nest Bedding Announces Amazon-Exclusive Mattress, New Stores In 2019

Popular direct-to-consumer mattress brand Nest Bedding has a full to-do list in 2019. Not only does the retailer have plans to sell a new mattress exclusively on Amazon, but it will also open new brick and mortar stores this year, CEO Joe Alexander told Mattress Clarity. Alexander told us that one reason the brand has chosen …

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SIESTA Program Finds Possible Avenues To Improving Sleep For Hospital Patients

A patients can't sleep.

For many, being in the hospital is rarely an enjoyable experience. And pain from illness or injury can be even more uncomfortable when coupled with a lack of sleep. Now, a new study may have found a way to cut down on one of the main causes of patient sleep disturbances: late-night interruptions by nurses …

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