Researcher in pharmacology lab studying melatonin
March 13, 2019

As we recover from the effects of daylight-saving time, some may take a melatonin supplement at supper to help with sleep.

March 8, 2019

A conversation with Nathaniel Watson about daylight saving time certainly will not put you to sleep.

illustration of a clock face in concentric circles
March 7, 2019

Every time we "spring forward," doctors say, the interruption in sleep affects our health. Studies have shown that stroke and heart attack risks increase in the near term after the time change. 

October 23, 2018

Murray Raskind, a psychiatrist and researcher at the University of Washington School of Medicine, has helped service veterans get a good night's sleep after dealing with years of nightmares brought on by combat.

August 4, 2018

In a Yakima Herald Republic article on the health benefits of sleep, and the consequences of not getting enough, UW Medicine's Dr.

June 22, 2018

Apnea, a common disorder that leads to disrupted breathing or shallow breaths during sleep, has long been linked to sexual dysfunction. For men, it's tied to difficulties getting and maintaining an erection as well as ejaculation disorders.

May 24, 2018

Among women with obstructive sleep apnea, use of a CPAP machine during sleep can lead to improved sexual quality of life, according to a study

a sleeping teenager
November 2, 2017

(Downloadable video and script for broadcasters)  Dr. Vishesh Kapur of the UW Medicine Sleep Center sheds light on why you may still be tired despite getting extra sleep this weekend.

November 2, 2017

If "fall back" means an extra hour of sleep, why do I still feel groggy?

picture of school buses
August 23, 2017

(Downloadable video, script)  Dr. Nathaniel Watson talks about how parents can help elementary-age kids and teenagers reset sleep schedules.


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