We're not entirely sure why sleep is essential, but circadian neuroscientist Russell Foster has some ideas.
A series of case studies found sleep tracking apps and devices are not effective and are instead causing sleep problems.
This is the first time genetic materials are linked to insomnia.
It is common knowledge that spouses with partners who are loud snorers often get their sleep disrupted almost every night. Sleeping through a partner's loud snoring is possible with the use of proper bedtime routines and even technology tools to achieve that deep and restful slumber.
Stanford researchers claim brief series of light flashes is more effective than exposure to continuous bright lights.
A new study found a link between sleep problems and social media use.
Scientists find that fragmented sleep can expose seniors to serious illnesses, such as stroke and arteriosclerosis.
Texting may increase the risk of sleep problems among college students, according to a new study.
Quitting tobacco helps improve sleep, a new study suggests.
Hitting the gym may not end your sleep troubles. While insomniacs are often told that exercise will them sleep, new research reveals that spending 45 minutes on the treadmill one day won't mean you'll be sleeping better that night.
If you're having problems falling asleep, doctors say you should lay off the bottle.
Sleep problems are quite prevalent in modern society, a study author said.
Sleep restriction could help people who get little sleep fall asleep faster and wake up fewer times in the night.
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.