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Why Teens Might Get Too Little Sleep
Teens may be getting less sleep than older generations did when they were adolescents, according to a new study.
New Device Approved to Treat Sleep Apnea
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new implantable device to treat moderate to severe central sleep apnea.
Smartphones Might Sabotage Your Sleep
Your smartphone may keep you up to date with your friends and the latest news, but it may also just keep you up at night, a new study found.
How Smartphones Affect Kids' Sleep
Smartphones and tablets at bedtime may have a negative effect on the quality and quantity of sleep kids get, according to a new study.
How Treating Sleep Apnea Could Help Your Heart
For patients with heart failure, sleep apnea can be a real problem. But that might be about to change.
How Seniors' Sleep Patterns Affect the Brain
Older people need sleep just like younger folks. The National Sleep Foundation notes, however, that the elderly are more likely to have trouble falling asleep and staying asleep, and that may be a problem.
Vitamin D: No Help for Sleep Apnea
The "sunshine vitamin," as it's sometimes called, may have nothing to do with one common sleep condition.
To Help Your Heart, Treat Your Sleep
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and high blood pressure can be a dangerous combination. But new evidence suggests that treating one condition may have the added benefit of treating the other.
The Chicken or the Egg: Poor Sleep and ADHD
Kids with ADHD often have trouble sleeping. But which came first — the sleep problems or the medications used to treat ADHD?
Making Life Better for Chronic Sinus Infection Patients
Chronic sinus infections can lead to sleep problems and poor quality of life, but there may be some hope on the horizon.