Some people adapt easily to shift work, but not everyone can handle constant disruptions to their daily rhythm. Finnish researchers have now found that a melatonin receptor gene influences tolerance to shift work.
Researchers from Neuroscience Research Australia have identified a potential new cause for obstructive sleep apnoea. Specifically, how 'intensely' a person wakes during the night.
We spend up to one-third of our life asleep, but not everyone sleeps well. For couples, it turns out how well you think your partner understands and cares for you is linked to how well you sleep. The results are published ...
A new study found a six-fold increase in the age-adjusted prevalence of any sleep disorder diagnosis over an 11-year period among U.S. veterans. The largest increases were identified in patients with post-traumatic stress ...
A new study of adolescents suggests that obtaining an insufficient amount of sleep increases variability in sadness, anger, energy and feelings of sleepiness. The study also showed that nightly fluctuations in sleep in healthy ...
According to a new study, child adversities, which are known to play an important role in mental and physical health, are also associated with poor sleep.
A new study found that there is a circadian pattern of peak and nadir in the incidence of suicides committed in alcohol dependent individuals.
People with multiple sclerosis often have trouble with memory, attention and mental processing. New research shows some of these issues could stem from sleep disorders.
A new study found that gamers will push off obtaining adequate sleep in order to continue video gaming.
A new study sheds light on the prevalence of insomnia symptoms among female veterans.