Sleep

Penn Study Connects Sleep Deficits Among Young Fruitflies to Disruption in Mating Later in Life

Findings show first mechanistic link between sleep loss in early life and adult behavior in animal model ...

Long-term study supports detrimental effects of television viewing on sleep in young children

A study following more than 1,800 children from ages 6 months to nearly 8 years found a small but consistent association between ...

Study links severe sleep apnea to increased risk of stroke, cancer and death

DARIEN, IL – A new study shows that moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea is independently associated with an increased risk of stroke, cancer and death. ... Full story

Poor sleep doubles hospitalisations in heart failure patients

Chronic sleep deprivation previously linked to inflammation and higher stress levels ... Full story

Penn Study in Fruit Flies Shows that Epilepsy Drug Target May Have Implications for Brain Disorder Sleep Disruption

PHILADELPHIA — A new study in a mutant fruitfly called sleepless (sss) confirmed that the enzyme GABA transaminase, which is the target of some epilepsy drugs, contributes to sleep loss. ... Full story

New screening tool to diagnose common sleep problem in children

OTTAWA — Clinical investigators at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) have developed a new screening tool to help diagnose obstructive sleep apnea in children. ... Full story

Poor sleep quality linked to cognitive decline in older men

DARIEN, IL – A new study of older men found a link between poor sleep quality and the development of cognitive decline over three to four years. ... Full story

Shorter sleepers are over-eaters

Young children who sleep less eat more, which can lead to obesity and related health problems later in life, reports a new study by UCL researchers. ... Full story

Penn Medicine Researchers Show How Lost Sleep Leads to Lost Neurons

First Report in Preclincal Study Showing Extended Wakefulness Can Result in Neuronal Injury ... Full story

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