Twitches made during sleep activate the brains of mammals differently than movements made while awake, according to a new study.
Researchers have discovered a sleep-promoting circuit located deep in the primitive brainstem that reveals how we fall into deep sleep, according to a new study.
Some parts of the brain unconsciously continue to make classifications of the words, even in sleep, according to a new study.
According to a new study, children who are bully-victims are more likely to suffer from sleep-related problems, such as nightmares.
Widely prescribed drug to treat anxiety and insomnia, benzodiazepines, has been linked to increased risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, particularly for long-term users, according to a new study.
Turning off televisions, computers and phones might add an hour to sleep in children between the ages of six and 17.
In a recent study, researchers tested a new treatment method for insomniacs and found that a two-week stay at a specialized hospital could potentially be beneficial.
In a new study, researchers examined how sleep quality affected brain health and discovered that people who consistently did not get a good night's sleep had shrinkage in their brain's gray matter over time.
Even though exercising frequently can improve health, there is such a thing as too much exercise.
According to a new study, seniors develop sleeping problems due to a loss of certain brain cells.
A new study reported that teenagers who get less sleep have an increased risk of obesity.
People sleep the most in Melbourne, Australia and the least in Tokyo, Japan, new data revealed.
Turn off the TV to lower your risk of premature death.
Bad sleep increases seniors' risk of committing suicide, according to new research. The latest findings held true even after accounting for depression.
Naps can help people of all ages stay alert while improving performance, creativity and concentration.
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.