Which area of the brain can lead to speedy wakefulness? Scientists have discovered the region.
Victims of bullying are more likely to sleep walk and suffer night terrors and nightmares, according to a new child study.
Vitamin D may help reduce pain in patients with fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS), according to a new study.
Bad sleep can predict cancer risk, a new study suggests.
Insomniacs often have troubles with concentration. While previous studies were unable to find the cause, new brain imaging research may help explain why people with insomnia often struggle to pay attention during the day.
Yoga can help people cope with symptoms of ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) and depression, even when they weren't using any medication for the condition, says a new study review. The research also found positive effects of yoga on people suffering from sleep disorders and schizophrenia.
A new study suggests a significant link between excessive daytime sleepiness and deficiency of vitamin D. The report further says that the race of the people also plays a significant role. The findings of the study reveal that patients who have normal levels of vitamin D and progressively higher levels of daytime sleepiness lose vitamin D progressively. Among patients with vitamin D deficiency, sleepiness and vitamin D levels were associated only among black people, Medical Xpress reported.
A new study reveals that women who suffer from sleep apnea are at a higher risk of brain damage when compared to men who suffer from the same disorder. Obstructive sleep apnea is a condition wherein the patients experience abnormal pauses in breathing or instances of abnormally low breathing during sleep. According to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, each pause in breathing, called an apnea, can typically last from a few seconds to minutes and can occur up to 30 times in an hour.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.