Sleep Disorders

Having post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression treated with antidepressants, or mental illness in general is linked with an increased risk of rapid eye movement (REM) sleep behavior disorder, according to a study published online in Neurology.


Nearly 50% of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder experience transient sleeping problems, and another 10% have persistent sleeping problems.

Young adults who exercised vigorously before bed ended up getting better sleep than their peers who reported less strenuous evening activity.

After a night of no sleep, even a healthy brain has higher than normal levels of the protein that forms the signature tangles in Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study.

U.S. health regulators are requiring a label change for the sleep drug Lunesta (eszopiclone) to cut the recommended starting dose.

People with insomnia may have a higher risk of stroke than their well-rested peers, a new study shows.