A new study in mice reveals that the brain's 24-hour clock regulates the activity of a type of immune cell that has a strong influence on gut health.
A new study of nearly half a million people over 7 years found that those who slept 6–9 hours per night had the lowest risk of a first heart attack.
New research finds an association between self-reported optimism and the likelihood of having better sleep quality and longer sleep duration.
New research has looked through existing studies to find the best time to take a warm shower or bath before bedtime in order to improve sleep.
People who have difficulty falling or staying asleep may wish to try using sleep aids. Various over-the-counter, prescription, and natural sleep aids are available. Lifestyle techniques to improve sleep hygiene may also help. Learn more about sleep aids here.
Many recent studies suggest that people who are 'night owls' may face higher health risks. But why is that, really? Our Spotlight feature investigates.
Telemedicine-delivered cognitive behavioral therapy is as effective as in-person therapy for people trying to manage chronic insomnia, new research shows.
Night owls often face various health risks due to the misalignment between their body clocks and regular work schedules. A few easy adjustments could help.
Some common causes of vivid dreams include sleep deprivation, alcohol consumption, and substance use. Practicing good sleep hygiene may help prevent them. Learn more about the causes of vivid dreams here.
Studies have linked sleep insufficiency to metabolic conditions. Now, new research reveals that varying time and length of sleep could also be a factor.