Jet Lag and Shift-Work Weight Gain Tied to Gut Microbes

Disruptions in the human circadian clock can throw off microbes in the gut, potentially boosting the risk of obesity, a new study suggests.

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An Amazing Bedtime Yoga Routine to Help You Sleep

If you have a hard time dozing off at night—or just need a way to unwind before bed—these poses will work out the kinks in your body and calm your mind.

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The 5 Most Common Sleep Issues (and How to Find Relief)

Addressing your sleep problems now could be the single most important thing you do for your health.

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Drowsy Behind the Wheel? Blasting Music May Not Be the Best Fix

If you’ve ever rolled down the windows and cranked up the music to keep yourself from dozing off at the wheel, you’re probably not alone. Here’s what a new study says you should do.

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How Much Sleep Do You Really Need?

Not everyone may need a solid eight hours of shut-eye each night to stay alert and healthy.

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How a Better Night’s Sleep Can Cut Down on Sick Days

Getting enough sleep each night may mean you’re less likely to take time off from work due to illness, a new study suggests.

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Anxiety, Insomnia Medications May Be Tied to Alzheimer’s Risk

Older adults who habitually use sedatives for anxiety or insomnia may have a heightened risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, a new study suggests.

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6 Things You Didn’t Know About Insomnia

Untreated insomnia can be a serious issue. Here’s what you should know about this chronic sleep buster.

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As Many As 1 in 7 People Experience ‘Sleep Drunkenness’

“Sleep drunkenness” is more common than previously thought, affecting about one in seven Americans, or 15 percent, according to a new study that looked at the sleeping habits of more than 19,000 adults.

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Sleep Woes in Old Age May Be Linked to Brain Cell Loss

Loss of brain cells that act as a “sleep switch” may help explain why many seniors have trouble falling and staying asleep, a new study suggests.

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