A breakthrough for Restless Legs Syndrome?

For the millions who suffer from Restless Legs Syndrome, sleep can be exceedingly difficult and disrupted. RLS is a neurological disorder and a sleep disorder, a condition that causes tingling, twitching, “creepy-crawly” feelings in the legs. These uncomfortable...
Asthma—a risk factor for sleep apnea?

Asthma—a risk factor for sleep apnea?

There are several risk factors associated with obstructive sleep apnea that are long-standing and well known. They include lifestyle and health factors such as obesity or excess body weight, high-blood pressure, and alcohol and tobacco use, as well as genetic and...

Insomnia may double risk of prostate cancer

More than 238,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer in the United States each year, according to the American Cancer Society.  Approximately 1 in 6 men will be diagnosed with the disease at some point in their lifetime. What if the quality of sleep plays a role...