So far, the drug has worked on mice, but researchers are confident that the findings could translate on humans.
Insomnia is poorly understood but a new study might finally help millions of people get a good night’s sleep.
A new study offers insight into why you might have a hard time sleeping on the first night in a new place: half of your brain stays awake to watch out for potential dangers.
Neuroscientists at University of Buffalo have identified a sleep-promoting circuit inside the brainstem or the primitive part of the brain, whose activity appears to be both necessary and sufficient to produce deep sleep. This is only the second ‘sleep node’ in the mammalian brain that was identified to serve this function. To demonstrate the sleep node’s function, the researchers used
For a small group of people, seven or eight hours of sleep per night is an unnecessary luxury.