By Susan Scutti | Tue, 04/22/2014 - 12:50
Researchers have discovered that REM (rapid eye movement) sleep behavior disorder, which causes people to act out their dreams, is a predictor of brain diseases such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's.
By John Ericson | Sun, 04/06/2014 - 17:29
For heart failure patients, poor sleep is associated with a much higher risk of hospitalization, a new study finds.
By Susan Scutti | Thu, 03/13/2014 - 12:00
Researchers identify, in fruit flies, the protein made by the gene that promotes and regulates sleep as well as a mutant gene — dubbed "Wide Awake" — that sabotages the biological clock.
By Lizette Borreli | Sat, 03/08/2014 - 13:14
This year for daylight saving time, spring forward without feeling tired, by following these five healthy tips from getting more sunlight to exercising before 5 p.m. daily.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 02/28/2014 - 15:00
People with chronic insomnia show more plasticity — more adaptability to change — and also more activity in the motor cortex, the region of the brain that controls movement.
By Jillian Rose Lim | Fri, 02/14/2014 - 15:00
New research suggests patients with MS are more likely to have an undiagnosed sleeping disorder, which could contribute to their fatigue.
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 01/21/2014 - 14:42
A composer and community choir director designed a special program of vocal exercises, known as Singing for Snorers, which is intended to reduce snoring caused by lax muscles in the upper throat.
By Anthony Rivas | Wed, 01/08/2014 - 21:19
Sleep apnea patients who can't tolerate clunky air masks while they sleep may soon find relief in an implantable device that uses mild electronic stimulation to open the upper-airway.
By Susan Scutti | Thu, 01/02/2014 - 14:23
European researchers have discovered that a specific genetic variant is connected to the unusual sleeping disorder, narcolepsy.
By Lizette Borreli | Wed, 11/20/2013 - 12:55
Bedroom access to screen-based media, such as a TV or computer, may yield sleeping problems for boys with autism.
By Lizette Borreli | Tue, 11/19/2013 - 11:56
Women who consistently wake up and go to sleep at the same time could be more likely to have a healthier weight and a lower body fat percentage.