Sleep Science

What to Know About an At-Home Sleep Test

Do you find yourself waking up tired, or maybe with a headache or dry mouth? Obstructive sleep apnea […]

Good Sleep May Be All in Your Head

Scientists are discovering that the workings of certain cells in the brains of mice may ultimately help improve […]

The Future of Sleep Studies

Most people have a general idea of what happens during a sleep study. You spend the night sleeping […]

Do Sleep Trackers Really Work?

Activity trackers are all the rage, and millions of wrists now sport devices that monitor everything from your […]

Melatonin for Sleep: Does It Work?

Melatonin supplements promise sound, natural sleep—and are even touted as a “miracle” for people with sleep disorders. Here’s […]

The Science of Sleep: Understanding What Happens When You Sleep

What exactly does sleep do for your body and mind? Here’s what researchers know about the science of […]

What Happens in a Sleep Study?

What exactly happens during a sleep study like a polysomnogram, and what can sleep experts learn from monitoring? […]

Sleep and Aging: What’s Normal?

Aging itself doesn’t seem to account for sleep complaints in older adults — but maybe it should. Find […]