Sleep-related breathing problems and chronic lack of sleep may each double the risk of a child becoming obese by age 15, according to new research. The good news is that both sleep problems can be corrected.
People with multiple sclerosis might assume that the fatigue they often feel just comes with the territory of their chronic neurological condition. But a new U-M study suggests that a large proportion of MS patients may have an undiagnosed sleep disorder that is also known to cause fatigue.
People whose brainstems are affected by their stroke have a significantly higher prevalence of sleep apnea than those who have stroke-related injury elsewhere in the brain, according to new U-M research.
Getting treatment for a common sleep problem may do more than help you sleep better – it may help you look better over the long term, too, according to a new research study. It’s the first time researchers have shown specific improvement in facial appearance after at-home treatment for sleep apnea.
Children with obstructive sleep apnea who had a common surgery to remove their tonsils and adenoids showed notable improvements in behavior, quality of life and other symptoms compared to those treated with “watchful waiting” and supportive care, according to a new study.
For decades, people who can't get to sleep, can't stay awake during the day, or can't breathe well while they sleep have turned to U-M for options. Now, a new location will serve more patients than ever.
A new study of the influence of gender and family history of alcoholism on sleep has found that intoxication can increase feelings of sleepiness while at the same time disrupt actual sleep measures in healthy women more than in healthy men