Sleep is essential for good mental and physical health, and chronic insufficient sleep increases the risk for several chronic health problems.
Short sleepers are four times more likely to catch a cold: Researchers connect sleep loss to higher rates of illness
Scientists have long associated sufficient sleep with good health. Now they've confirmed it.
It is known that sleep facilitates the formation of long-term memory in humans. In a new study, researchers from Uppsala University now show that sleep does not only help form long-term memory but also ensures access to it ...
A simple one-hour therapy session has helped to cure 73% of people suffering from acute insomnia, according to a new study from Northumbria University released today.
A new study clearly establishes a partial genetic basis underlying racial differences in slow-wave sleep, suggesting that it may be possible to develop sleep-related therapies that target specific genetic variants.
Carolyn Walworth, 17, often reaches a breaking point around 11 p.m., when she collapses in tears. For 10 minutes or so, she just sits at her desk and cries, overwhelmed by unrelenting school demands. She is desperately tired ...
As you put the finishing touches on your paper, you notice the sun rising and fantasize about crawling in bed. Your vision and hearing are beginning to distort and the words staring back at you from the monitor have lost ...
Results of a definitive clinical trial show that a new, disposable diagnostic patch effectively detects obstructive sleep apnea across all severity levels.
A new study suggests that going to bed late during the workweek from adolescence to adulthood is associated with an increase in body mass index over time.
A new study of twins suggests that insomnia in adults is partially explained by genetic factors, and this heritability is higher in females than in males.