News tagged with sleep problems

Researchers examine the neuroscience of mental fatigue

We all perhaps know the feeling of mental exhaustion, but what does it mean physiologically to have mental fatigue? A new study carried out using brain scans could help scientists uncover the neurobiological mechanisms underlying ...

Dec 10, 2012
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Kids' sleep-related breathing problems

Children with sleep-related breathing problems (such as snoring or apnea) frequently have concurrent behavioral sleep problems (such as waking repeatedly)—and vice versa, according to research led by a scientist at Albert ...

Dec 06, 2012
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Changes in sleep architecture increase hunger, eating

A new study shows that both length of time and percentage of overall sleep spent in different sleep stages are associated with decreased metabolic rate, increased hunger, and increased intake of calories (specifically from ...

Oct 22, 2012
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Parents often need after-hours child sleep advice

Many parents have questions about their child's sleep problems, primarily after 6 p.m. when professional assistance is not readily available, according to an abstract presented Oct. 21 at the American Academy of Pediatrics ...

Oct 21, 2012
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