Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators have developed a system to accurately track the dynamic process of falling asleep, something has not been possible with existing techniques.
Not all circadian cycles peak at the same time-some peak in the morning and others in the evening. The question, is, how does a single clock keep time in multiple phases at once?
The Lake County News-Sun helps a cruise ship passenger get reimbursed for damages caused to her CPAP machine when new carpeting was installed in her room.
Beth Goodier, 20, suffers from Kleine-Levin syndrome, a debilitating sleep disorder that renders her helpless for weeks at a time, reports the New York Daily News.
The Boston Globe talks to experts about strategies customized to the elderly for helping this part of the population get better sleep.
NPR discusses some of the latest sleep science with regard to memory and learning.
The horse racing jockey’s claims that he had a sleep disorder that caused him to fall asleep at the wheel did not earn him a reprieve from a drunk driving charge, reports The Guardian.
A drug-free treatment will be trialed for people with symptoms of insomnia and obstructive sleep apnea in Brisbane, Australia.
The Foo Fighers frontman tried to self-medicate his insomnia with marijuana, according to ContactMusic.com.
Nightmares and extremely vivid dreams are frequently reported by narcoleptic patients. “This phenomenon is often very disturbing and presents with poor treatment response,” says Juraj Pisko, MD.