2 hrs ago
NIH Finds Sleep Gene Linked to Migraines
They affect millions of Americans and an estimated 1020 percent of the global population.
4 hrs ago
10 things: 10 things the sleep-aid industry won't tell you
With more than 40 million people-roughly a third of working Americans-not getting enough shut-eye, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it's no wonder that industries ranging from furniture makers to pharmaceutical companies are making big money by offering to help people get the recommended seven to nine hours a night.
Tue May 21, 2013
Medical News Today
Treating Sleep Apnea In Prediabetes Improves Glucose Levels
Main Category: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Also Included In: Depression ; Respiratory / Asthma Article Date: 21 May 2013 - 1:00 PDT Optimal treatment of sleep apnea in patients with prediabetes improves blood sugar levels and thus can reduce cardiometabolic risk, according to a study presented at the American Thoracic Society International ... (more)
Mon May 20, 2013
Sleep problems 'warn of Alzheimer's'
But evidence suggests some people who suffer from the sleep problem may already be starting to develop pre-symptomatic dementia.
Burlington Times News
Narcolepsy could explain sudden bouts of sleep
Dear Doctor K: I'm 40 years old and in good health. But lately I've been falling asleep suddenly during the day.
WTMA-AM North Charleston
Sleep and Couples: For Better or Worse, Day AND Night?
Sleep. It occupies about one-third of our lives. We need it for our mental and physical health, and for our survival.
Retired Teacher Finally Gets a Good Night Sleep
For over two decades every night 63 year-old Darrell Holmquist's sleep was always interrupted.
Natural Holistic Health
Top Tips for Setting Healthy Sleep Habits for Your Child
Children are a mystery and a joy to have around. They will make you laugh and also cause you to pull your hair out.
Medical News Today
News From Frontiers In Endocrinology, Microbiology, Physiology
Main Category: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Also Included In: MRSA / Drug Resistance ; Alzheimer's / Dementia Article Date: 20 May 2013 - 0:00 PDT Frontiers in Endocrinology Differential roles of orexin receptors in the regulation of sleep/wakefulness Takeshi Sakurai, the lead author on the 1998 article that first described orexin, here ... (more)
Sun May 19, 2013
Researchers suspect ADHD may be linked to lack of sunlight
ConsumerAffairs' culture and lifestyle reporter, Daryl Nelson has written for Readers Digest, Townsquare Media, AllHipHop.com and a number of other online and print publications.
Sat May 18, 2013
Silver Linings of the New DSM Playbook
Like it or not, the long-awaited DSM-V arrived today. Although there has been much criticism and controversy  surrounding its changes, I'd like to point out some of the potential benefits.
Fri May 17, 2013
Sleep treatment: How neurofeedback holds promise for insomnia sufferers
Upwards of 70 million Americans suffer from the debilitating effects of insomnia and other sleep disorders.
Lansing State Journal
Know the basics before you buy your next mattress
If you want to get in beach body shape for summer, don't spare a sagging mattress, especially if you're losing sleep over it.
Sleep texting becoming new sleep disorder
More and more of them are coming to find out patients are not just tossing and turning in bed.
Wed May 15, 2013
WFLX-TV West Palm Beach
Chronic exhaustion creating working zombies
Most of us don't get enough sleep at night, and that can lead to poor performance at work the next day.
College students use adderall to study for finals
As college students are cramming for their finals this week, there's a new study released about kids and prescription drugs.
Tue May 14, 2013
Good things really do come in small packages. And when it comes to your health, pistachios pack a powerful punch: They help you manage your weight, may help reduce blood pressure and a study published in the "International Journal of Impotence Research" shows they may even help with erectile function.
Migraines: gene link
Researchers linked an abnormal gene to both a common type of migraine and a rare sleep disorder.
Mon May 13, 2013
Sleep Paralysis: the results are in
Earlier this month we shared the story of our director Sean Albertson and his battle with sleep paralysis, a very serious symptom from not getting enough rest.
The month of May is 'Better Sleep Month'
May is ' Better Sleep Month,' and according to the National Sleep Foundation's 2002 Sleep in America poll, 58 percent of adult Americans reported at least one symptom of insomnia in the past year.