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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.
Researchers work to identify areas of the brain that help us wake up

Researchers work to identify areas of the brain that help us wake up

New study finds increase in use of alternative medicines among children

New study finds increase in use of alternative medicines among children

Sleep disorders appear to be first sign of serious neurological diseases

Sleep disorders appear to be first sign of serious neurological diseases

Researchers uncover why people with Parkinson's disease suffer from sleep disturbances

Researchers uncover why people with Parkinson's disease suffer from sleep disturbances

Study: 25% of Americans experience acute insomnia every year

Study: 25% of Americans experience acute insomnia every year

Sleep problems associated with decreased work productivity

Sleep problems associated with decreased work productivity

Greater screen time linked to insomnia, depressive symptoms among adolescents

Greater screen time linked to insomnia, depressive symptoms among adolescents

Sleep paralysis, hallucinations found to be widespread in student athletes

Sleep paralysis, hallucinations found to be widespread in student athletes

Stroke patients more likely to suffer from insomnia, shows study

Stroke patients more likely to suffer from insomnia, shows study

Celgene to share new and updated data around novel hematological therapies

Celgene to share new and updated data around novel hematological therapies

FDA OKs first non-opioid drug for adults with opioid withdrawal symptoms

FDA OKs first non-opioid drug for adults with opioid withdrawal symptoms

FDA approves new treatment to mitigate opioid withdrawal symptoms in adults

FDA approves new treatment to mitigate opioid withdrawal symptoms in adults

First epoetin alfa biosimilar receives FDA approval to treat certain types of anemia

First epoetin alfa biosimilar receives FDA approval to treat certain types of anemia

Overwhelming stress levels in Britain

Overwhelming stress levels in Britain

New survey shows 80% of oncologists have discussed medical marijuana use with patients

New survey shows 80% of oncologists have discussed medical marijuana use with patients

New Facebook app provides much-needed support to unpaid caregivers of Alzheimer's patients

New Facebook app provides much-needed support to unpaid caregivers of Alzheimer's patients

Study examines effectiveness of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy in service personnel with PTSD

Study examines effectiveness of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy in service personnel with PTSD

American Academy of Sleep Medicine selects 2018 award recipients

American Academy of Sleep Medicine selects 2018 award recipients

New study identifies 44 genomic variants linked to depression

New study identifies 44 genomic variants linked to depression

Study finds no evidence of chronic wasting disease transmissibility in macaques

Study finds no evidence of chronic wasting disease transmissibility in macaques