Many baby books promote sleep-training methods that involve leaving babies to cry at night. But there are gentler ways to get a good night's sleep.
Fish may not have eyelids to close, but they sleep – and perhaps even dream.
Sleep apnea affects nearly 20 million people in the US, and not all of them can be helped by CPAP machines. A surgeon explains a device he and others have been studying that shows promising results.
Research shows how decision making by investors is affected by the one-hour clock change.
There's no substitute for study, but if you want to help yourself do better in exams, you should get enough sleep, exercise and try to enjoy the process.
It's often said that "bad posture" can cause neck pain but science seems to indicate that other factors might be at play.
Daylight saving time starts this weekend, and it can often be the beginning of new dramas getting kids to bed. Here's how to make the transition a little smoother.
Mental health researchers based at Queen's University in Canada and Oxford University in the U.K. are helping universities take the lead in developing improved student mental health care.
As early as the 1860s the twin diseases of modernity – overwork and sleeplessness – became the focus of cultural anxieties.
Sleep paralysis – when you wake up but feel like you can't move – seems to be more common if you sleep on your back. But we don't know why.
Insomnia impacts more than 20 per cent of women during pregnancy. And it is treatable.
It's not just babies who have trouble sleeping.
Zero-hours contracts exploit workers and need to be banned.
Adults are not the only people in the US who have problems with sleep – babies and children suffer from loss of sleep, too. Two pediatric sleep experts explain how you can help your little ones.
You are tired. Would nine more minutes really hurt? Is hitting the snooze button a good idea? Should you just get out of bed? Or is snoozing a sign of a more serious medical issue?
Pilots are often overtired, making them prone to errors. Some countries let them sleep on the job – under strict rules. Pilots love the idea, but consumers are wary, for now.
Many adolescents have trouble sleeping - but limiting screen use is not the solution. When used correctly, bedtime use of devices can be beneficial to mental health, without harming sleep quality.
We asked five experts if a daytime kip is OK. Four out of five said yes.
Progressive organizations recognize that fatigued employees can’t perform at their best. Naps at work can increase alertness and improve performance.
A doctor reviews the medical evidence on the controversial practise of sleep training infants.