Older people who are excessively sleepy in the daytime are more likely to have accumulated deposits of a brain protein that is a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease, say scientists.
Getting more sleep may help you lose weight and improve your diet, according to a UK study.
Insomnia is extremely common and affects about a third of us at some time in our lives. Get expert tips for tackling insomnia.
Why do I keep yawning? Get answers from Dr Sheena Meredith.
Why do I feel tired after eating? Learn more from Dr Rob Hicks.
Read about 10 afternoon energy boosters to beat the mid-afternoon slump.
All humans dream - but why? Are dreams just a kaleidoscope of random images or can they tell us something about our waking lives?
Getting a healthy amount of sleep would be the equivalent of having more than 4 times as much disposable income, a survey has revealed.
Sleep deprivation may be an important factor in people with mental health problems, including paranoia and hallucinatory experiences, according to a study.
Scientists say they may have discovered the reason why yawning can trigger the same response in someone near you.
Sleep really can do you the power of good. While we slumber our bodies are busy repairing and restoring themselves in readiness for the day ahead.
Plenty of studies show that getting any less than our own individual sleep requirement can have a detrimental effect. Here are 10 reasons to turn in on time.
A good night’s sleep makes you feel better on many levels, but did you know it may affect your heart health?
Some night shift workers might benefit from a hormone supplement to boost their body's ability to repair DNA damage, according to new research.
A small disposable skin patch can detect obstructive sleep apnoea with almost the same accuracy as the standard more cumbersome diagnostic equipment, preliminary trial results show.
Whatever the reason you may need to reset your body clock and get your life and sleep on an even keel.
Changing meal times may hold a key to overcoming some of the debilitating effects of jet lag, scientists are suggesting.
Does snoring have you up all night? Get 10 top tips on tackling snoring from the experts.
Shift work and sleep disorders can contribute to men's sexual problems, such as erectile dysfunction, a US medical conference has heard.
We discuss tips for staying awake and alert after being up all night studying or working.
Sleep habits can change naturally over time but experts say some older people do become less able to get a refreshing night's sleep.
Scientists say insomnia may increase the risk of having a heart attack or stroke.
The different types of pillow can be bewildering. Get tips from the experts here.
There’s mounting evidence showing that night shifts can be bad for your health. Learn more about the risks.
Can you get help with sleep problems from herbal remedies? Get the facts here on natural remedies to help you sleep.
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