Sleep

No sedative necessary: Scientists discover new “sleep node” in the brain

Findings may lead to new therapies for sleep disorders, including insomnia ...

Treating insomnia in elderly reduces inflammation, lowers risk for chronic diseases

UCLA study finds a common form of psychotherapy is most effective at alleviating sleeplessness ...

Sleep disorders widely undiagnosed in individuals with multiple sclerosis

(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) — In what may be the largest study of sleep problems among individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS), researchers at UC Davis have found that widely undiagnosed sleep disorders may be at the root of the most common and disabling symptom of the disease: fatigue. ... Full story

More Sleep, Less Medicine: Sleep Disorders Center Breaks Insomnia’s Grip

Joint program of Rutgers and RWJ University Hospital offers range of sleep studies and treatment options for patients of all ages ... Full story

Brain damage caused by severe sleep apnea is reversible

National Healthy Sleep Awareness Project ... Full story

‘Sleep drunkenness’ more common than previously thought

In a survey of more than 16,000 adults, researchers found that 1 in 7 experienced a sudden awakening that can lead to inappropriate behavior, poor decision-making and even violence. ... Full story

‘Sleep drunkenness’ more common than previously thought

In a survey of more than 16,000 adults, researchers found that 1 in 7 experienced a sudden awakening that can lead to inappropriate behavior, poor decision-making and even violence. ... Full story

Study links healthy sleep duration to less sick time from work

DARIEN, IL – New research suggests that sleeping 7 to 8 hours per night is associated with the lowest risk of absence from work due to sickness. The results underscore the importance of the “Sleep Well, Be Well” campaign of the National Healthy Sleep Awareness Project, a collaboration between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, American Academy of Sleep Medicine, Sleep Research Society and other partners. ... Full story

Flinders sleep experts try new tactic to fight fatigue

In a world-first, sleep experts from Flinders University are attempting to fight fatigue caused by insomnia and obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) by treating the two conditions at the same time. ... Full story

Sleep apnoea treatment is effective for older people

Continuous positive airway pressure is effective at treating sleep apnoea in older people, a new study has found. ... Full story

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