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New U.K. research has found that more than eight hours of sleep is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and death, compared to sleeping less than seven hours.
Experts say repetition and awareness are two keys to getting a sound sleep.
Airway pressure masks, the most common remedy for sleep apnea, have improved in design, getting smaller and quieter, but patients still complain about sore nostrils, dry mouths and claustrophobia.
The question of how many hours of sleep are necessary to stay healthy has left researchers tossing and turning for decades, but now they believe the magic number is 8.5 hours per night.
Sleep experts say a bucket of melting ice and new sheets could help you get a better night's sleep this summer.
People who stay up late and have to drag themselves out of bed are likelier to die younger than those who rise and set with the Sun, researchers said Thursday.
New research from Singapore has found that starting school times later in the morning really can improve the sleep and well-being of teenagers.
New U.S. research has found that students whose class schedules are not in line with their biological rhythms may see their academic performance suffer as a result.
Children as young as eight may already show unhealthy sleeping habits normally associated with adolescence according to new research, which could be affecting their school performance and health.
The findings from a new study suggest that writing a "to-do" list before bedtime could be one way to help those struggling to sleep drop off more quickly.
Sleeping less than 8 hours a night is linked to intrusive and repetitive thoughts like those seen in anxiety and depression, reports a new study published in the Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry.