Nov 26, 2014 PM EST
Treating sleep apnea could help decrease depressive symptoms, according to a new study.
Nov 18, 2014 AM EST
By disrupting Siberian hamsters' circadian rhythms, Stanford scientists have identified a part of the brain that, when misfiring, inhibits memory. The work could lead to therapies for neurodegenerative diseases in humans.
Nov 07, 2014 PM EST
People start sleeping later in their teenage years, according to a new study.
Nov 05, 2014 PM EST
Effective treatment for sleep disturbance may lower risk of drug and alcohol relapse recovery, says review in Journal of Addiction Medicine
Oct 29, 2014 PM EDT
Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center conclude people took longer to complete a 3D maze when sleep apnea disrupted the REM stage of sleep
Oct 14, 2014 PM EDT
People with neurotic personalities are significantly more likely to develop Alzheimer's disease in old age, according to new research. Neurotics are more easily worried, distressed, experience frequent mood swings and have difficulty managing stress.
Sep 30, 2014 PM EDT
Tongue is large and has a high percentage of fat in obese adults who have obstructive sleep apnea
Sep 19, 2014 PM EDT
Findings may lead to new therapies for sleep disorders, including insomnia
Sep 11, 2014 PM EDT
When people practice simple word classification tasks before nodding off-knowing that a "cat" is an animal or that "flipu" isn't found in the dictionary, for example-their brains will unconsciously continue to make those classifications even in sleep..
Sep 08, 2014 PM EDT
A neuroimaging study is the first to show that white matter damage caused by severe obstructive sleep apnea can be reversed by continuous positive airway pressure therapy. The results underscore the importance of the "Stop the Snore" campaign of the ..
Aug 21, 2014 PM EDT
Teenagers who don't get enough sleep may wake up to worse consequences than nodding off during chemistry class. According to new research, risk of being obese by age 21 was 20 percent higher among 16-year-olds who got less than six hours of sleep a n..
Aug 21, 2014 PM EDT
Subcortical brain regions play a key role in the memorization process during sleep
Aug 08, 2014 PM EDT
Daylight in your office improves sleep, physical activity and quality of life
Aug 05, 2014 PM EDT
Obstructive sleep apnea and the prevalence and incidence of cancer