Disorders such as Alzheimer’s and epilepsy are difficult to diagnose with only occasional doctor visits. A new approach would allow fathering of extensive real-world data directly from patients.
REM sleep behavior disorder is characterized by acting out dreams, which may include shouting, kicking and punching during sleep.
Dracula’s power is not in his fangs, but in the way he disturbs the sleep of his victims.
The impact of using electronic devices is critical during the first years of life, both visually and on the cognitive and social development of the child.
But the Therapeutic Goods Association does not recommend melatonin for children who do not have autism spectrum disorder or Smith Magenis Syndrome.
A new study has found in those with cognitive decline, memory can be improved by treating sleep apnoea.
The evidence is growing that experiencing both systemic and everyday race-based discrimination may lead some Black Americans to become depressed and think about suicide.
Diagnosing obstructive sleep apnea usually requires a labour-intensive overnight sleep study. But new technology can tell patients if they have OSA in 30 seconds, while they are wide awake.
Despite the appeal of sleep trackers, they could cause unwanted anxiety for some.
Millions of people struggle with falling asleep. A review of thousands of studies shows a possibly simple solution: a warm bath.
Are you sleep deprived? Don’t worry. That might make the situation worse. Instead, make some simple adjustments, such as staying off digital devices an hour before bedtime.
Research demonstrates a two-way relationship between sleep problems and sexual problems, as well as between satisfying sex and sound sleep. If you want better sex, you need better sleep.
Few things seem to matter to our health as much as a good night’s sleep, but fewer and fewer of Americans are getting it. A neurologist explains why sleep is so important.
Many hope that marijuana will help their insomnia. A sleep psychologist examines the evidence.
People have long been fascinated with sleepwalkers. Is it dangerous?
Make sure your teenager doesn’t stay up all night.
Unexplained, chronic pain known as fibromyalgia affects up to 5% of the population. Yet there are no effective treatment options for the millions for whom each day begins with persistent pain.
Sleep paralysis is an enigmatic, terrifying condition in which the mind is awake but the body is asleep. But how much do we actually know about it?
Perhaps because we all need sleep, we have an enduring interest in sleep disorders such as narcolepsy, which causes a constant irrepressible need for sleep.
Screen time – by way of watching television or using computers, mobile phones and other electronic mobile devices – may be having a large and negative impact on children’s sleep.