Later bedtimes may lead to an increase in body mass index over time
A new study suggests that going to bed late during the workweek from adolescence to adulthood is associated with an increase in body mass index over time.
CPAP therapy reduces symptoms of depression in adults with sleep apnea
A new study shows that depressive symptoms are extremely common in people who have obstructive sleep apnea, and these symptoms improve significantly when sleep apnea is treated with continuous positive airway pressure therapy.
Twin study suggests genetic factors contribute to insomnia in adults
A new study of twins suggests that insomnia in adults is partially explained by genetic factors, and this heritability is higher in females than in males.
Study shows that teens lose sleep after change to daylight saving time
A new study shows that high school students lose sleep on school nights following the change to daylight saving time that occurs in March.
Study finds that genetic ancestry partially explains one racial sleep difference
A new study clearly establishes a partial genetic basis underlying racial differences in slow-wave sleep, suggesting that it may be possible to develop sleep-related therapies that target specific genetic variants.