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Insomnia can cause problems during the day, such as excessive sleepiness, fatigue, trouble thinking clearly or staying focused, or feeling depressed or irritable. It is not defined by the number of hours you sleep every night. Although the amount of sleep a person needs varies, most people need between 7 and 8 hours of sleep a night.
FDA approves drug as add-on treatment for Parkinson's disease patients

FDA approves drug as add-on treatment for Parkinson's disease patients

New research shows how to prevent prions from growing into deadly diseases

New research shows how to prevent prions from growing into deadly diseases

Structured interviews may be effective in identifying women at risk of postpartum depression

Structured interviews may be effective in identifying women at risk of postpartum depression

AASM’s new guideline provides recommendations for diagnosis of sleep apnea in adults

AASM’s new guideline provides recommendations for diagnosis of sleep apnea in adults

Study sheds new light on poor sleep conditions during Antarctic summer

Study sheds new light on poor sleep conditions during Antarctic summer

BIDMC review focuses on neural circuitry of wakefulness and sleep

BIDMC review focuses on neural circuitry of wakefulness and sleep

Successful insomnia treatment may not require complicated neurofeedback, study shows

Successful insomnia treatment may not require complicated neurofeedback, study shows

Physician's choice of insomnia medication may be based on habit, new research shows

Physician's choice of insomnia medication may be based on habit, new research shows

Melatonin content of dietary supplements shows wide variability, study finds

Melatonin content of dietary supplements shows wide variability, study finds

New clinical practice guideline provides evidence-based analyses of specific insomnia drugs

New clinical practice guideline provides evidence-based analyses of specific insomnia drugs

Study finds sharp rise in number of older Americans taking multiple brain-affecting drugs

Study finds sharp rise in number of older Americans taking multiple brain-affecting drugs

Is today’s society really sleep deprived?

Is today’s society really sleep deprived?

Sleep problems can interfere with woman's level of sexual satisfaction, study shows

Sleep problems can interfere with woman's level of sexual satisfaction, study shows

Yoga and aerobic exercise do not improve sleep quality in midlife women with hot flashes, study finds

Yoga and aerobic exercise do not improve sleep quality in midlife women with hot flashes, study finds

Antidepressant use doubles hip fracture risk among elders with Alzheimer's disease

Antidepressant use doubles hip fracture risk among elders with Alzheimer's disease

Research highlights need to improve sleep for homeless people

Research highlights need to improve sleep for homeless people

Online program for insomnia can improve amount and quality of sleep

Online program for insomnia can improve amount and quality of sleep

Web-based cognitive therapy provides less expensive, scalable treatment option for insomnia

Web-based cognitive therapy provides less expensive, scalable treatment option for insomnia

New bio-signal measuring electrodes can be mounted on IoT devices for health diagnosis

New bio-signal measuring electrodes can be mounted on IoT devices for health diagnosis

Palliative care could reduce hospitalizations, make life easier for older adults with serious illnesses

Palliative care could reduce hospitalizations, make life easier for older adults with serious illnesses