People are having poorer sleep and are reporting more vivid dreams during lockdown, a poll suggests.
Having a good sleep pattern reduces the risk of heart disease and stroke by 34%, a study suggests.
Nearly one in four UK adults say they have trouble sleeping because they spend too long on their smartphones before bed, according to research.
Caring for newborns is seemingly as tough for bees as it is for humans.
Sleeping less than six hours a day could increase the risk of cancer and early death in people with high blood pressure, Type 2 diabetes, heart disease or stroke, a study suggests.
Nightshift workers should consider wearing sunglasses to try to reduce the risks to their health from light, according to a sleep expert.
Suffering from sleep problems could be genetic, according to a new study.
Having a lie-in over the weekend does not compensate for any hours of sleep lost during the week, researchers have warned.
A good night’s sleep really can be the best medicine.
Ford has invented a prototype bed that automatically rolls selfish sleepers back to their side of the mattress whenever they stray onto the other half.
Women who are “larks” and at their best early in the morning are less likely to develop breast cancer than their night-owl sisters, a study has found.
The familiar sound of a mother’s voice is more likely to rouse a sleeping child than the high-pitched wailing of a smoke alarm, a new study has shown.
Wearing woollies in bed may be a more effective insomnia remedy than counting sheep, research suggests.
Sleep app Calm has turned to cricket broadcaster Henry Blofeld for its latest audio Sleep Story.
Listening to yoga music at bedtime is good for the heart, scientists have suggested.
Six to eight hours sleep a night is most beneficial for the heart, researchers have suggested.
Sleeping longer than the recommended seven or eight hours a night has been linked with a higher risk of premature death, according to new research.
In case you are unable to sleep at night, one mediation app company is here to make sure you get your Zzz’s.
Staying in bed longer at the weekend could help reduce the risk of early death, new research suggests.
Struggling to sleep at night? Your parents might be the ones to blame as new research suggests insomnia may be hereditary.
Sleep disturbances caused by “body clock” disruption may be an early warning sign of Alzheimer’s, new research suggests.
A decades-old belief that sleeping with too much light can increase breast cancer risk is a myth, research suggests.
Eating fish has been linked to higher IQ and better sleep in a new study on children.
A robot designed to help people fall asleep by “breathing” with them has smashed its fundraising target.
Wounds such as cuts and burns heal approximately 60% faster if they happen during the day rather than at night, a study has found.
Sleep deprivation disrupts brain cell communication in much the same way as alcohol, research has shown.
Good quality sleep could help increase a woman’s chances of becoming pregnant, a study has said.
We will be able to enjoy an extra hour under the duvet on Sunday when the clocks go back at 2am – and health and cognitive bonuses – according to sleep experts.
If you have ever found yourself waking up in terror after a nightmare and wishing you had the ability to choose your dreams, here’s something that might help.
Snoozing jellyfish have confirmed that a brain is not necessary for sleep.