A research initiative exploring the usefulness of genetic information in a clinical setting has discovered six genes that appear to affect human sleep duration.
A new study has analyzed the role of secondary eating and drinking in an effort to unravel the mechanism behind the well-known association between sleep and obesity.
New research highlights a compound closely linked to orexin as a potentially important treatment for narcolepsy.
The use of dopamine agonists for Parkinson’s treatment is often associated with unwanted side effects. This review identifies strategies for managing or avoiding these effects and discusses future needs to improve the understanding of these phenomena.
Sleeping for less than 6 hours or more than 10 hours per night could increase the likelihood of suffering from low-grade inflammation in aging men.
Men and individuals over the age of 65 years report sleeping better when they have access to natural surroundings, such as a park or beach.
Many previous findings suggest that understanding the causal relationship between the sleep–wake cycle and Alzheimer’s disease pathologies will provide novel insight into the pathophysiology of Alzheimer’s. This article explores the hypotheses.
Men and individuals over the age of 65 who have access to natural surroundings report improved sleep quality.