A small implant being studied for the treatment of central sleep apnea is showing significant promise, according to a study. Cardiovascular researchers tested the transvenous phrenic nerve stimulator made by Respicardia Inc.
A new study has concluded that taking the drug modafinil, typically used to treat sleep disorders, in combination with antidepressants reduces the severity of depression more effectively than taking antidepressants alone.
At the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Brown University researchers discussed new research describing the neural mechanism by which the sleeping brain locks in learning of a visual task.
While young children sleep, connections between the left and the right hemispheres of their brain strengthen, which may help brain functions mature, according to a new study by the University of Colorado Boulder.
A new analysis of NFL results suggests that the body's natural circadian timing gives a performance advantage to West Coast teams when they play East Coast teams at night. The study included games from 1970 to 2011 that started after 8 pm EST.
Lack of sleep can contribute to delinquent behavior by adolescents, according to a Florida International University study. The study suggests sleep deprivation can reduce self-control and ultimately result in delinquent behavior among teens.
Having bedroom access to television, computers, or video games is linked to less sleep in boys with autism spectrum disorder, a team of University of Missouri researchers found. Average video-game exposure was also related to less time spent sleeping
Some insomnia symptoms are associated with an increased risk of mortality in men, according to findings published online in Circulation. Difficulty falling sleep and nonrestorative sleep were both associated with a higher risk of mortality.
Teenagers who go to bed late during the school year are more prone to academic and emotional difficulties in the long run, compared to their earlier-to-bed counterparts, according to a new study from UC Berkeley.
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