Latest Delayed sleep phase syndrome Stories
Excessive sleepiness is more common in the U.S. than in Europe, which raises concerns for public health and safety.
The first field study on the impact of light on teenagers' sleeping habits finds that insufficient daily morning light exposure contributes to teenagers not getting enough sleep.
A new study shows that sleepiness at the wheel and poor sleep quality significantly increase the risk of motor vehicle accidents in adolescents.
A study in the Feb 1 issue of the journal SLEEP suggests that healthy older adults without sleep disorders can expect to have a reduced "sleep need" and to be less sleepy during the day than healthy young adults.
New research on chronic sleep loss revealed that simply catching up on lost sleep during the weekend is not the answer to maintaining adequate amounts of rest.
A study found that adolescents with bedtimes that were set earlier by parents were significantly less likely to suffer from depression and to think about committing suicide.
Parents and educators who notice poor sleeping patterns in their children should take note of new research from Tel Aviv University â€• and prepare themselves for bigger changes to come.
This is the first longitudinal study to focus on sleep and puberty that employed objective sleep measures obtained in natural home environments.
After a late night of texting, instant-messaging or updating Facebook, itâ€™s hardly surprising that many teenagers show up groggy for school. And, studies show, sleep deprivation can lead to poor academic performance, truancy and greater dropout rates, especially for those prone to depression.
Experts in sleep studies presented evidence that showed poor quality sleep - whether from insomnia, sleep fragmentation, or nightmares - is associated with increased risk of death.