The 5 Most Impactful Findings From National Geographic's 'Science of Sleep' Issue

If you’re used to finding photographs of far-flung landscapes in National Geographic, you may be surprised to discover that the magazine’s August issue is focused on a topic closer to home: the science of sleep. An estimated 35 percent of adults do not get enough sleep. The National Geographic cover…

Need more sleep than most people? Blame your genes

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Some people need more sleep than others, and a new study has found that our personal sleep requirements may be down to our genes. So, you’re not lazy after all — it’s your DNA’s fault. Scientists ask why some people can’t get out of bed. Some people can function perfectly…

Most people don't sleep any worse when taking medicines with sleep disturbance warnings

Medicines that carry warnings about sleep disturbances do not seem to contribute to the amount of sleep disturbances in the general population, according to new ‘real world’ research. The findings, which are published in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology suggest that investigators may need to provide more careful…