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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.
A direct link established between chronic insomnia and cognitive problems

A direct link established between chronic insomnia and cognitive problems

Is it a feminist right to want more sex? One company thinks a pill is the answer

Is it a feminist right to want more sex? One company thinks a pill is the answer

Light therapy may dramatically reduce neurodegeneration in Alzheimer’s disease

Light therapy may dramatically reduce neurodegeneration in Alzheimer’s disease

Veterans, active-duty service members with PTSD and mTBI have larger amygdalas, finds study

Veterans, active-duty service members with PTSD and mTBI have larger amygdalas, finds study

Scientists develop maps of two melatonin receptors vital for sleep, other biological processes

Scientists develop maps of two melatonin receptors vital for sleep, other biological processes

PCORI’s newly approved awards focus on cancer pain and opioid use disorders

PCORI’s newly approved awards focus on cancer pain and opioid use disorders

Researchers describe a case of tick-borne relapsing fever in Mexico

Researchers describe a case of tick-borne relapsing fever in Mexico

FDA issues safety labeling changes for female sexual dysfunction treatment

FDA issues safety labeling changes for female sexual dysfunction treatment

New report examines VA's process for determining TBI in veterans seeking disability compensation

New report examines VA's process for determining TBI in veterans seeking disability compensation

Lethal plans: When seniors turn to suicide in long-term care

Lethal plans: When seniors turn to suicide in long-term care

FDA approves two-drug complete regimen for previously untreated HIV-infected adults

FDA approves two-drug complete regimen for previously untreated HIV-infected adults

Study reveals new insights into genetic drivers of heavy drinking and alcohol use disorder

Study reveals new insights into genetic drivers of heavy drinking and alcohol use disorder

Study uncovers large-scale brain patterns and networks that control sleep

Study uncovers large-scale brain patterns and networks that control sleep

Long-term use of inexpensive weight-loss drug may be safe and effective

Long-term use of inexpensive weight-loss drug may be safe and effective

Brain process common to sleep and aging discovered

Brain process common to sleep and aging discovered

Researchers uncover large-scale brain patterns and networks which control sleep

Researchers uncover large-scale brain patterns and networks which control sleep

New gene regions associated with sleep duration identified

New gene regions associated with sleep duration identified

New machine learning-based approach to predict recovery time of sports-related concussions

New machine learning-based approach to predict recovery time of sports-related concussions

Inflammation in the brain increases side-effects of hypnotic drugs

Inflammation in the brain increases side-effects of hypnotic drugs

Sleep could be the best medicine to fight off an infection

Sleep could be the best medicine to fight off an infection