Wetting the Bed Could Be All in the Head
University of Wisconsin

MADISON — Think brain, not bladder, when it comes to your child’s bedwetting problem. Don’t blame it on laziness, says an assistant professor of urolo..Read More

Faculty Q&A: Ruth Benca,
University of Wisconsin

Focused on sleep for more than 25 years, Ruth Benca, MD, PhD, describes the new clinical and research programs she directs and explains why sleep rese..Read More

The best medical advice from ancient Greece and Rome
University of Oxford

As a highly revered and extensively-studied field, medicine today has certainly evolved from its origins in ancient times. However, to fully appreciat..Read More

Patients with Insomnia Have Altered Brain Activity
University of Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 5, 2016 – Specific brain regions, including those involved in awareness of self and tendency to ruminate, show altered activity in pa..Read More

Sleep and Sleep Disorders - Health & Wellness Seminars of NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital
Cornell University

Registration: 5:00–6:00pm Presentation: 6:00–7:00pm Wrap up/Q&A: 7:00–8:00pm Getting a good night sleep is necessary for optimal health.   Learn from ..Read More

Dietary amino acids improve sleep problems in mice with traumatic brain injury
Oregon Health & Science University

12/11/13  Portland, Ore. Findings suggest viable therapy for humans who’ve suffered concussions, TBI Scientists have discovered how to fix sleep distu..Read More

Menopause, sleepless nights may make women age faster
UCLA

In a pair of studies published today UCLA researchers report that menopause accelerates biological aging and that insomnia, which often accompanies me..Read More

Can FitBits Accurately Track Sleep? The Answer May Surprise You
Indiana University

For the 60 million Americans who suffer from insomnia, a good night’s sleep can seem like an impossible dream; even those who have no problem conking ..Read More

Poor Sleep Health Could Contribute to Inflammatory Disease
Elsevier

A new meta-analysis in reports that sleep disturbances and long sleep duration are associated with increases in markers of inflammation. “It is import..Read More

Mount Sinai Discovers Genetic Framework to Explain and Predict Adverse Drug Reactions
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

In a new study, researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have taken a major step toward the ability to predict adverse drug reactions, using gene..Read More

Special properties of pneumococci affect their ability to cause meningitis | News | News | Karolinska Institutet
Karolinska Institutet

Structures on the surface of pneumococci determine the ability of these bacteria to enter the brain and cause severe infections, according to a paper ..Read More

Fruit Fly Brains Shed Light on Why We Get Tired When We Stay Up Too Late
John Hopkins Medicine

Studying fruit flies, whose sleep is remarkably similar to that in people, Johns Hopkins researchers say they’ve identified brain cells that are respo..Read More

Antidepressant May Improve Cognitive Symptoms in People with HIV
John Hopkins Medicine

In a small, placebo-controlled clinical trial, Johns Hopkins physicians report that the antidepressant paroxetine modestly improves decision-making an..Read More

How Debi Mazar Copes With Insomnia
Indiana University

Debi Mazar, the actress noted as much for her strong Brooklyn accent as she is for her past roles in “Entourage”, “Goodfellas”, and now TVLand’s “Youn..Read More

Overdose Deaths from Common Sedatives Have Surged, New Study Finds

February 18, 2016—(BRONX, NY)—Headlines about America’s worsening drug epidemic have focused on deaths from opioids—heroin and prescription painkiller..Read More

Two Behavioral Interventions Help Cancer Patients Struggling with Sleep Issues, Penn Medicine Study Finds Findings Hold Promise for Individualized Treatment Options for Insomnia

PHILADELPHIA — Cancer patients who are struggling with sleep troubles, due in part to pain or side effects of treatment,  can count on two behavioral ..Read More

Emotional Factors Could Cause Fatigue and Insomnia in People with Traumatic Brain Injuries

A new study shows that factors such as anxiety and depression may be the source of the two most common and disabling problems after suffering a trauma..Read More

New Treatment Successful for Rare and Disabling Movement Disorder, the Mal de Debarquement Syndrome (MdDS)

People who suffer from a rare illness, the Mal de Debarquement Syndrome (MdDS), now have a chance for full recovery thanks to treatment developed by r..Read More