Brain structure is different in people who have insomnia

Posted in Medicine on 7th Apr, 2016
by Alex Muller

Researchers used a special imaging technique to determine that people with insomnia have variations in amount of white matter, which links different parts of the brain.

73% of insomniacs cured after therapy session

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Jun, 2015
by Alex Muller

A simple one-hour therapy session has helped to cure 73% of people suffering from acute insomnia, according to a new study from Northumbria University.

Insomnia Can Weaken the Heart, Cause Stroke

Posted in Medicine on 14th May, 2015
by Alex Muller

Insomniacs face a much higher risk of stroke than restful sleepers, according to a recent study.

Older People Sleep Less. Now We Know Why.

Posted in Science on 21st Aug, 2014
by Alex Muller

A new study from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and University of Toronto researchers offers, for the first time, a neurological reason for the phenomenon.

Studies find new links between sleep duration and depression

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Feb, 2014
by Alex Muller

Sub-optimal sleep may activate depressive genes, and increase the risk for major depression.