A new mouse study reveals our sleep position may influence the glymphatic system and could increase the risk of developing ALS or other neurodegenerative diseases.
Using CPAP to treat sleep apnea could help improve cognitive decline symptoms in older adults with mild cognitive impairment.
Increasing ambient temperatures has a negative impact on sleep duration, researchers report.
Researchers explore how bilingualism and multilingualism influence the language we dream in.
Sleep continuity, in addition to sleep quality, can determine how a person with dementia will experience their symptoms the next day.
Study sheds light on how the brain processes emotions during dream sleep by consolidating positive emotions while dampening the consolidation of negative emotions. The findings could pave the way for new treatments for PTSD and other disorders associated with negative emotional processing.
The optimal amount of sleep for middle-aged and older adults is seven hours per night. Sleeping too little, or too much, was associated with poor cognitive performance and mental health, researchers say.
Study reveals a bi-directional link between daytime napping and cognitive decline associated with Alzheimer's disease. Researchers say longer, more frequent napping was associated with worse cognition after one year, and worse cognition was linked to longer and more frequent daytime naps.
Obstructive sleep apnea may impact your behavior when driving, a new study reports. People with sleep apnea who experienced eight additional disruptions in breathing per hour had a 27% increased risk of making dangerous driving moves, such as speeding, hard breaking , or accelerating suddenly.