Current sleep remedies risk addiction and memory problems, but a new class of medications may avoid these issues.
The latest research homes in on the biggest sleep robber.
How important is sleep for children? Getting too little could leave them more emotional and impulsive.
Skimping out on sleep won’t just put you in a cranky mood. It may also reduce the effectiveness of vaccines, a new study from researchers at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), suggests.
Whites sleep better than Asians, who sleep better than blacks. Why?
If you’ve ever ended up at a greasy diner ravenous at 4 in the morning, this will come as no surprise: new studies find that a sleepy brain is more drawn to junk food than a well-rested one, and that it’s also less equipped to …
If traditional weight-loss diets have failed you, you might just try hitting the sack.
It’s that time of year again: don’t forget to turn your clocks an hour ahead on Sunday. And follow these guidelines for coping with the loss of precious shut-eye.
Welcome to our Thanksgiving edition. This week we discuss whether pepper spray is a useful tool or a form of torture. Also, we talk about the dramatic rise in diagnoses of sleep apnea. And we try to puzzle out the optimal period …
Have you ever been so exhausted that you feel basically half-asleep? Turns out, that may be what’s literally going on in your brain, according to a new study published in Nature.
Anecdotally, we know we make worse decisions when we’re tired than after a good night’s sleep. Now, a new study published in the Journal of Neuroscience puts a finer point on the link between sleep deprivation and unwise …