Current sleep remedies risk addiction and memory problems, but a new class of medications may avoid these issues.
Move over dopamine, there’s a new “pleasure” molecule that could broaden our understanding of the chemistry of joy, laughter, addiction and even anger.
For some adults, insomnia may be caused by a fear of the dark, finds a new study by researchers at Ryerson University in Toronto.
Many police officers are putting themselves — and the public — at risk by failing to address their sleep problems and excessive fatigue, a new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests.
People who struggle with insomnia appear to be more prone to heart attacks than those who typically get a good night’s sleep, a large Norwegian study has found.
Can’t sleep? If darkening the room doesn’t help, you might try a cooling cap.
Sad mood and sleep problems often go together — sleep disturbances like insomnia or, conversely, sleeping too much are common symptoms or warning signs of depression. Now, some doctors say that drugs that help regulate sleep …
Those who have suffered from insomnia know the sinking feeling of watching the clock tick into the wee hours. Now a new study in the Archives of Internal Medicine suggests that lying in bed awake may actually contribute to the …
A new survey finds that Americans are among the world’s leaders in sleep deprivation, along with the French and Taiwanese.
A collection of studies published Wednesday in the journal Sleep tackled some important questions: What are the health effects of not getting enough sleep? How does sleep deprivation affect teens? Does insomnia have long-term consequences?