Low melatonin level means high risk for diabetes?

Diabetes is one of the most serious health problems in the United States and around the world. According to Centers for Disease Control estimates, 1 in 10 American adults currently has diabetes. And, if the CDC projections are correct, those numbers will double or...

Exercise gives a big boost to sleep

We all know exercise is good for us. Good for our health, good for our waistlines, good for stress and for our clarity of mind. Exercise is also very—very—good for sleep. Research has shown that exercise can improve sleep, including for people with sleep disorders and...
NHL wakes up to sleep problems

NHL wakes up to sleep problems

The professional sports world appears to be continuing to turn more of its attention to what has been a much-overlooked issue: sleep. This time, it’s the National Hockey League that is addressing sleep problems on several fronts.  In response to reports of widespread...

Insomnia increases suicide risk

Insomnia and disturbed sleep are common among people with depression and other mental health problems. Research indicates that people with depression are significantly more likely to experience insomnia symptoms. Insomnia also has been linked to an elevated risk for...