Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: 15 astounding facts about the human body > Health-in-Motion 05 July 2017 Will fancy, wrist-worn sleep tracking devices help you get a good night’s rest? Will fancy, wrist-worn sleep tracking devices help you get a good night’s rest? A new study suggests otherwise. According to lead author, Kelly Glazer Baron of Chicago’s Rush University, these gadgets “don't do a good job of estimating sleep accurately”. She adds that “they are not able to differentiate between light and deep sleep". What’s worse, Baron’s research suggests that popular sleep-monitoring devices may actually reinforce poor sleeping habits among users, many of whom think that they are more powerful than reality indicates. 0 More: Daily Dose: 15 astounding facts about the human bodyHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Diet and nutrition Can apple cider vinegar really help you lose weight? Medical Pill to prevent HIV infection still underused Parenting How to get a grip on that first-day-of-school anxiety News 7 terrifying diseases you could have without knowing it Medical Holding a sneeze blew a hole in this man's throat Lifestyle Want to look younger? Facial stretching can help From our sponsors Managing diabetes in the workplace Back-to-school with diabetes Discover treatments that can help reduce acne What can I do to reduce or remove acne marks? Live healthier Watch out! » Gross fungal infections you can pick up at the gym You go to gym to exercise. But make sure the only thing you pick up is a dumbbell and not one of these gross fungal infections. Holiday health » Your 10-step asthma holiday checklist Don’t let asthma ruin your summer holiday. Whether you are travelling or embracing the summer at home, make sure you plan ahead.