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Health Tip: When Children Wake at Night December 17, 2014

Separation anxiety is a frequent cause

Work Steals Valuable Sleep Time, Study Finds December 16, 2014

Flexible start times, less late-night TV would help solve America's problem, experts say

Alcohol Before Bedtime Won't Help Your Sleep, Study Finds December 15, 2014

Researchers advise against using booze to help get shut-eye

Gout Attacks More Common at Night: Study December 11, 2014

Dehydration, lower body temp, or hormonal shifts may be to blame, expert says

Almost All U.S. Teens Are Sleep Deprived, Study Finds December 11, 2014

Too-early school start times are one big factor, experts say

For Young Kids, Too Little Sleep Linked to Later Obesity December 11, 2014

Sleep issues, such as sleep apnea, also associated with excess weight, study finds

Sleep Apnea May Raise Risk for Dementia December 10, 2014

Study suggests low oxygen levels, less time in deep shut-eye may contribute to brain changes

Full Bladder May Get a Third of Women Over 40 Up at Night December 09, 2014

Known as nocturia, condition can be benign or linked to more serious health issue, researchers note

Sleep Apnea May Lower Your Aerobic Fitness December 03, 2014

People with the sleep disorder take in less oxygen during exercise, small study finds

How Well You Sleep May Depend on Your Genes, Study Suggests December 03, 2014

Scientists pinpoint area of DNA, but difference is only few minutes each night

Babies Still Sleeping With Soft Bedding Despite SIDS Risk: CDC December 01, 2014

Over half have items in crib that may up odds of sudden infant death syndrome

Teens Given Anxiety, Sleep Meds May Be at Risk for Drug Abuse November 25, 2014

Study finds illicit drug use more likely after their prescribed medications run out

Working Night Shift Slows Metabolism, Study Suggests November 18, 2014

Finding means fewer calories burned, and may explain why shift workers tend to gain weight, researcher says

Undiagnosed Sleep Problems May Be Common Among Firefighters November 13, 2014

These disorders linked to risk for car accidents and poor health, study suggests

Health Tip: Easing Your Child's Bedtime Fears November 12, 2014

Offer reassurance, but don't offer your bed

Health Tip: Keep Your Bedroom Pleasing November 11, 2014

Make the atmosphere conducive for sleep

Study Builds Case for Later High School Starting Time November 07, 2014

Researchers followed kids, teens as they grew up and found sleeping patterns shifted, shrunk

Long-Term Shift Work May Drain the Brain, Study Reports November 04, 2014

Rotating shifts for more than 10 years seemed to have the biggest impact, researchers say

Make the Most of This Weekend's Time Change November 02, 2014

Sleep expert offers tips on how to adjust as clocks fall back an hour on Sunday

Sleep Apnea May Steal Some of Your Memory: Study October 31, 2014

Remembering everyday things was harder for those whose slumber was disrupted during dreaming cycle

Eczema Tied to Bone Fracture Risk in Study October 30, 2014

Risk was small; distractions caused by itch and sleep problems are possible factors, experts say

Sleep Woes Common Among Troubled Young Children, Study Says October 28, 2014

Researchers link psychiatric issues to 'behavioral insomnias of childhood'

Sleep Duration Linked to Ulcerative Colitis Risk in Study October 24, 2014

Getting too much, too little may raise chances of inflammatory bowel condition

Sleep Apnea Gear Doesn't Squelch Sex Life, Study Says October 22, 2014

Patients who get treatment are as satisfied with lovemaking as those who don't

Health Tip: Trouble Sleeping During Pregnancy October 20, 2014

Reasons include having to go more often

Gut Microbes Tied to Jet Lag, Shift-Work Weight Gain October 16, 2014

Body's helpful bacteria may have internal clocks, too, researchers suggest

Health Tip: Take a Nap October 15, 2014

It can help you get through the rest of your day

Sleeping on Sofa Can Be Deadly for Babies, Study Finds October 13, 2014

Researchers uncover higher risk for SIDS, suffocation

Health Tip: Is Stress Keeping You Awake? October 08, 2014

Suggestions to battle stress-related insomnia

Certain Meds, Driving Can Be Deadly Mix: FDA October 07, 2014

Even nonprescription drugs might bring on drowsiness, agency warns

Could a 'Fat Tongue' Be a Factor in Sleep Apnea? September 30, 2014

In study, obese people with the disorder tended to have more fat at base of tongue

Ban Electronics in Kids' Bedrooms, Expert Says September 26, 2014

Electronic lights, action keep kids up at night and can impact school performance

Untreated Sleep Apnea May Raise Risk of Surgical Complications: Study September 26, 2014

Researchers recommend preoperative screening

Health Tip: Health Tip: Are Your Teeth in a Grind? September 26, 2014

Suggestions for people who grind teeth

A Good Night's Sleep May Mean a Good Day's Work September 14, 2014

Too much, too little slumber linked to raised number of sick days, researchers say

Study: Undiagnosed Sleep Disorders Common With Multiple Sclerosis September 12, 2014

Lack of shuteye could affect disease progression, researchers caution

Health Tip: Helping Your Newborn Sleep September 12, 2014

Watch for signs that the infant is tired

Health Tip: If Your Child Can't Sleep September 11, 2014

Signs you should alert the pediatrician

Cutting Calories May Ease Sleep Apnea in Obese, Study Finds September 10, 2014

Brazilian researchers say calorie restrictions also can lower blood pressure in that group of people

Putting Baby to Sleep on Animal Fur May Lower Asthma Risk: Study September 08, 2014

Researchers suggest contact with natural microbes may offer protection

Poor Quality Sleep May Be Linked to Shrinking Brain September 03, 2014

Study finds long-term losses in gray matter

Less Sleep in Teen Years Tied to More Pounds at 21 August 28, 2014

16-year-olds should get more than 8 hours of shuteye a night to help avoid obesity, research says

Sleep Apnea Treatment Helps Seniors, Study Finds August 27, 2014

British researchers report it improved slumber, lowered daytime sleepiness

Health Tip: Do You Talk in Your Sleep? August 27, 2014

You may not be getting enough rest

'Sleep Drunkenness' Is Common and Linked to Other Behavior Issues August 26, 2014

But condition remains poorly defined and little understood, researcher says

Start School Later for Older Kids, Pediatricians Urge August 25, 2014

Opening bell should be no earlier than 8:30, says Academy of Pediatrics

Getting Back to School Sleep Schedules August 23, 2014

Expert offers advice on how to help kids adjust to earlier bedtimes

Health Tip: When Your Child Is Afraid to Sleep August 21, 2014

Understand what's behind the fear

Seniors' Sleep Woes May Be Linked to Loss of Brain Cells August 20, 2014

Decline of these neurons occurs with aging, Alzheimer's, researchers say

Ease Kids Into School Sleep Schedules August 17, 2014

Making the adjustment 'doesn't just happen overnight,' health expert says

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