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.


Merck & Co's experimental insomnia drug moved a step closer to U.S. approval on Wednesday after a panel of medical experts said it is effective and safe at lower doses.

Losing weight through exercise and healthier eating may have long-term benefits for people with mild sleep apnea, a new study suggests.

Sleep disorders

Experts discuss what you need to know about improving the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disturbances.

Sleep and Alzheimers

Sleep disturbances may be one of the first clues that Alzheimer’s disease is developing in people who appear cognitively normal, according to a study published in the online March 11 JAMA Neurology.

The current recommended doses of popular sleep drugs Ambien, Ambien CR, Edluar, and Zolpimist must be reduced, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) informed the drugs’ manufacturers.