Current sleep remedies risk addiction and memory problems, but a new class of medications may avoid these issues.
Giving residents less time on duty and more time to sleep was supposed to lead to fewer medical errors. But the latest research shows that’s not the case. What’s going on?
Move over dopamine, there’s a new “pleasure” molecule that could broaden our understanding of the chemistry of joy, laughter, addiction and even anger.
Sleep patterns and markers in spinal fluid may hint at the first signs of the neurodegenerative disorder.
Having a drink (or two) is one way to nod off more quickly, but how restful is an alcohol-induced slumber?
Poor sleeping habits can lead to overeating, but can unhealthy diets keep you up at night?
It’s no secret that our ability to remember things dulls as we get older. Now researchers have some clues about why that happens.
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.
Staying up late cramming? Your grades might suffer for it
You might be surprised to learn what kinds of TV shows are too scary for kids
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.