Sleep
I’m a CPAP dropout: Why many lose sleep over apnea treatment  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
When doctors told Frances Faulkenburg she had sleep apnea, she was more than ready for relief from her tired-all-the-time existence. She used to fall asleep at... more
Novel bed system with VR brainwave-control for sleep bliss  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Getting good sleep has long been a problem the world over, and its importance in contributing to many illnesses, both mental and bodily, has been acknowledged. more
Medical News Today: What to know about sleep aids  MNT · 1 day
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... more
Guidelines to help children develop healthy habits early in life  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
The World Health Organization recently issued guidelines on screen time, physical activity, and sleep for children from birth through age four. more
Sleep quality and fatigue among women with premature ovarian insufficiency  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
There have been studies and anecdotal reports about worsening of sleep quality and increasing fatigue among women who are near menopause or have reached menopause. more
Poor sleep quality and fatigue plague women with premature ovarian insufficiency  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Sleep disturbances are a frequent complaint of women in the menopause transition and postmenopause. A new study demonstrates that women with premature ovarian insufficiency (POI) who... more
VR lullaby machine shown to induce tranquil pre-sleep states  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Art meets technology for this immersive VR experience that can ease you into the right frame of mind for sleep. more
New study provides clarity on the recognition and signs of canine chiari associated pain  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
A recent study from Fitzpatrick Referrals and the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Surrey, has found that... more
Unpleasant experiences could be countered with a good night’s REM sleep  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
A team of Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience researchers have found that a restful night with good REM (Rapid Eye Movement) sleep could counteract the effects of... more
REM sleep silences the siren of the brain  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
Something frightening or unpleasant does not go unnoticed. In our brain, the so-called limbic circuit of cells and connections immediately becomes active. First and foremost, such experiences activate the amygdala. In order... more
Sleep disorders in patients with low back pain linked to increased healthcare visits, costs  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Many patients with low back pain also have sleep disorders, which are linked to increased healthcare visits and higher costs... more
Neural sleep patterns emerged at least 450 million years ago  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Researchers have found that neural signatures in sleeping zebrafish are analogous to those of humans, suggesting that the brain activity evolved at least 450 million years ago, before... more
Both fish and humans have REM-like sleep  SCIENCE-NEWS · 1 week
Sleeping zebrafish have brain and body activity similar to snoozing mammals, suggesting that sleep evolved at least 450 million years ago. more
Neural sleep patterns emerged at least 450 million years ago, researchers find  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have found that neural signatures in sleeping zebrafish are analogous to those of humans, suggesting that... more
Mattresses could emit higher levels of VOCs during sleep  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Hundreds of household items, including furniture, paint and electronics, emit volatile organic compounds (VOCs), which at high levels can pose health risks. Now, researchers reporting in ACS' Environmental Science &... more
More than 936 million people have sleep apnea, ResMed-led analysis reveals  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
More than 936 million people have obstructive sleep apnea – the disease’s first prevalence update in more than a decade – according to The Lancet Respiratory... more
Sleep makes synapses ready for new learning  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Synapses in the hippocampus are larger and stronger after sleep deprivation, according to new research in mice published in JNeurosci. more
Feeling safe and good sleep at night matter most to sick kids in hospital  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Feeling safe and being able to get to sleep at night are the things that matter most to sick kids... more
Could marijuana be an effective pain alternative to prescription medications?  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A new study has shown how cannabis could be an effective treatment option for both pain relief and insomnia, for those looking to avoid prescription and over the... more
Medical News Today: Poor sleep may hinder weight loss, study shows  MNT · 2 weeks
According to a recent study, people experiencing poor sleep may be less able to lose unwanted weight, even when taking part in a weight loss program. more
Study shows how cannabis could be effective for both pain relief and insomnia  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A new study has shown how cannabis could be an effective treatment option for both pain relief and insomnia, for those looking... more
Sleep readies synapses for learning  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Synapses in the hippocampus are larger and stronger after sleep deprivation, according to new research. Overall, this study supports the idea that sleep may universally weaken synapses that are strengthened from learning, allowing for new learning to occur... more
CPAP provides relief from depression  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers have found that continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) can improve depression symptoms in patients suffering from cardiovascular diseases. more
CPAP treatment for sleep apnea can improve depression symptoms  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Researchers have found that continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment of obstructive sleep apnea can improve depression symptoms in patients suffering from cardiovascular diseases. more
Near-Death Experiences May Stem from the Brain Blending Waking and Dreaming States, Study Suggests  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
Although the exact cause of these experiences remains a mystery, the authors say the phenomenon may be tied to certain... more
Pink noise boosts deep sleep in mild cognitive impairment patients  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Gentle sound stimulation played during deep sleep enhanced deep sleep for people with mild cognitive impairment, who are at risk for Alzheimer's disease, a new study found. Those... more
Pink noise enhances deep sleep for people with mild cognitive impairment  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Gentle sound stimulation played during specific times during deep sleep enhanced deep or slow-wave sleep for people with mild cognitive impairment, who are at risk for... more
High sleep variability and short sleep duration predict blunted weight loss  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
This is one of the conclusions of the Predimed-Plus study, Prevention with the Mediterranean Diet, which has been published in the June issue of the International... more
Sleep quality could be indicator for later Alzheimer’s disease finds study  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A new study from the researchers at the University of California, Berkeley has shown that progressively declining quality of sleep among those in their 50s and... more
Sleep decline in one's 50s, 60s increases risk of Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
People who report a declining quality of sleep as they age from their 50s to their 60s have more protein tangles in their brain, putting them... more
More seniors are dying in falls. Doctors could do more to reduce the risk.  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Older adults worried about falling typically receive general advice: Take an exercise class. Get your vision checked. Stop taking medications... more
Medical News Today: What causes irritability?  MNT · 3 weeks
Many factors can cause irritability, including life stress, depression, a lack of sleep, and premenstrual syndrome. In this article, we look at the possible causes of irritability and tips for managing it. more
What causes irritability?  MNT · 3 weeks
Many factors can cause irritability, including life stress, depression, a lack of sleep, and premenstrual syndrome. In this article, we look at the possible causes of irritability and tips for managing it. more
Sleep quality linked to memory problems in new study  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A new study has shown that poor sleep quality and varying bedtimes reduce the ability to recall information from the past in older adults. more
PET/CT imaging spots cardiovascular disease risk factors in OSA patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Research presented at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging's 2019 Annual Meeting draws a strong link between severe obstructive sleep apnea and impaired coronary flow reserve,... more
Settling the debate on serotonin's role in sleep  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
New research finds that serotonin is necessary for sleep, settling a long-standing controversy. more
Study ties poor sleep to reduced memory performance in older adults  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A new study has found that variability in night-to-night sleep time and reduced sleep quality adversely affect the ability of older adults to recall information about... more
Poor sleep linked to reduced memory performance in older adults  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A new study has found that variability in night-to-night sleep time and reduced sleep quality adversely affect the ability of older adults to recall information about past events. more
Breaking The Booze Habit, Even Briefly, Has Its Benefits  NPR · 4 weeks
Tens of thousands of Instagram followers can't be wrong: Curiosity about the sober life is trending. Scientists say cutting out alcohol can improve your sleep and blood pressure, and help... more
Study: Melanin-concentrating hormone neurons in hypothalamus increase REM sleep  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Every night while sleeping, we cycle between two very different states of sleep. Upon falling asleep, we enter non-rapid eye movement sleep where our breathing is slow and regular and... more
'Goldilocks' neurons promote REM sleep  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
It has been a mystery why REM sleep, or dream sleep, increases when the room temperature is 'just right'. Neuroscientists show that melanin-concentrating hormone neurons within the hypothalamus increase REM sleep when the need for body temperature defense... more
Sleep patterns can predict Alzheimer’s pathology later in life  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Sleep patterns can predict the accumulation of Alzheimer’s pathology proteins later in life, according to a new study of older men and women published in JNeurosci. These findings could lead... more
Sleep history predicts late-life Alzheimer's pathology  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Sleep patterns can predict the accumulation of Alzheimer's pathology proteins later in life, according to a new study. These findings could lead to new sleep-based early diagnosis and prevention measures in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease. more
Novel bed system with VR brainwave-control for sleep bliss
NEWS MEDICAL
Both fish and humans have REM-like sleep
SCIENCE-NEWS
Fresh