Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Rare flesh-eating bacteria kill boy within days > Health-in-Motion 07 December 2017 Are bed bugs ruining your sleep? Are bed bugs ruining your sleep? Dealing with your dirty laundry might fix the problem. With the ongoing boom in low-cost international tourism the critters have experienced a resurgence in recent years and a new study by scientists at the University of Sheffield in the UK suggests that smelly clothes are aiding them in spreading across the globe. The researchers found that the residual human smell of unwashed clothing is irresistible to bed bugs, attracting them when left in bags, open suitcases or on the floor of a room. 0 More: Daily Dose: Rare flesh-eating bacteria kill boy within daysHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Sex Are you having the right amount of sex for your health? Medical SEE: How much liquid can a condom hold? Medical Should I tell my employer I have epilepsy? News QUIZ: Guess the people behind these medical discoveries? Lifestyle 7 reasons why too much salt is bad for you Lifestyle Can you really use coconut oil to treat acne? 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 Fact or myth? » Clearing up the confusion around coconut oil Coconut – the 'fruit of life' Can coconut oil really help you lose weight? Experts dish on the high-cal weight-loss tactic. Sobering perks! » 5 tips to avoiding a hangover Can you really be allergic to alcohol? Is giving up booze for a month actually worth it? Many people commit to "Dry January" – but does it do your body any good?