Sleep restriction therapy is growing in popularity, reports The Guardian.
Amy Amara, MD, PhD, a neurologist and sleep medicine physician at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) says there are a host of factors that can disrupt sleep; but she also offers some suggestions that can help you catch those elusive Zzzs.
The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC)’s ban on certain hypnotic medications, including Stilnox (zolpidem; brand name Ambien in the United States), remains in place for next year’s Olympic Games in Rio and will come into effect earlier.
Shalini Paruthi, MD, an adjunct associate professor in Pediatrics at Saint Louis University School of Medicine and director of the Pediatric Sleep and Research Center at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital, has joined Sleep Review's editorial advisory board.
A writer for the Washington Post notes that while her son's school will start the day later this year (at 8:30 am), that is still not the case for most schools.
A new study has an important implication for tweens and young teens as they head back to school: Taking a gadget to bed could really hurt their sleep.
Chronotype is mostly nature, but there's nurture has some influence, reports The Globe and Mail.
Equinox discusses the impact of light on sleep.
Women have different challenges with respect to their sleep that men don’t have, reports The Globe and Mail.
Mobility between different physical environments in the cell nucleus regulates the daily oscillations in the activity of genes that are controlled by the internal biological clock, according to a study that is published in the journal Molecular Cell. Eventually, these findings may lead to novel therapeutic strategies for the treatment of diseases linked with disrupted circadian rhythm.
The Globe and Mail discusses side effects of commonly used OTC and prescription sleeping pills, focusing on their effects on the elderly.
A backwards alarm clock that reminds the user to go to bed is now available as a version of the new f.lux app, according to The Huffington Post.
The Northport Patch reports that former Northport resident Nicolas Bruno uses his experiences with sleep paralysis as inspiration for his photography.
Genes that express in precisely timed patterns, known as oscillatory genes, play an essential role in development functions like cell division, circadian rhythms, and limb formation. But without a time-lapse view of genetic expression, these genes have gone largely undiscovered.
Whether it's the green space of a nearby park or a sandy beach and an ocean view, men and persons age 65 and older who have access to natural surroundings report sleeping better, finds a University of Illinois (U of I) study published in Preventive Medicine.
Poor sleep may impact treatment and recovery in veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury (TBI). A review of extensive research on sleep in TBI and PTSD has found that sleep-focused interventions can improve treatment outcomes in veterans.
A study clearly establishes a partial genetic basis underlying racial differences in slow-wave sleep, suggesting that it may be possible to develop sleep-related therapies that target specific genetic variants.
Research suggests lack of shut-eye may trigger your body to crave extra calories, reports Equinox.
Daily Political reports on eight presidents whose snoring was so severe it made it into the history books.
A news report from The Blade examines the link between sleep and cardiovascular disease and heart health.