Scientists have discovered a new "sleep node" in the brain that shows just how important sleep really is, as well as could potentially help in the treatment of sleep disorders.
According to a new University of Illinois study, sleep should be a priority in all family households for a reason other than not wanting to wake up groggy. As it turns out, new research suggests that a better night's sleep for both parents and their kids plays a role in protecting against childhood obesity.
Hypnoses may prove even more effective than drugs in helping some people achieve restful "slow-wave" sleep, a new study suggests.
Electrical currents may help people consciously experience their dreams, no shaman or spirit-guide required. Dreamers zapped with low-intensity currents reported having what they described as lucid dreams more than 75 percent of the time, according to a new study.
Thirty percent of adults with Attention Deficit Disorder or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD) report that they were physically abused before they turned 18. This compares to seven percent of those without ADD/ADHD who were physically abused before the age of 18. With 30 percent of adults with ADD/ADHD reporting childhood abuse, it is important that health professionals working with children with these disorders screen them for physical abuse.
New research has found that parents of children with autism who practice better day-to-night transitions promote healthier sleep patterns and improve their overall behavior and quality of life.