Study links sleep to mood disturbance and poor quality of life in obese
A new study shows that poor sleep quality is strongly associated with mood disturbance and lower quality of life among people with extreme obesity.
Circadian timing may give edge to West Coast NFL teams in night games
A new analysis of National Football League results suggests that the body’s natural circadian timing gives a performance advantage to West Coast teams when they play East Coast teams at night.
Late afternoon and early evening caffeine can disrupt sleep at night
A new study shows that caffeine consumption even six hours before bedtime can have significant, disruptive effects on sleep.
AASM partners with CDC to address chronic sleep loss epidemic
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) is partnering with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on a new project to increase awareness of sleep illness and the importance of sufficient sleep.
Time change provides chance to prioritize sleep
The end of daylight saving time at 2 a.m., Sunday, Nov. 3, provides a chance for millions of sleep-deprived Americans to reprioritize sleep, says the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM).