A woman struggles to fall asleep.
September 21, 2023

Saturday Sept. 23 marks Restless Legs Awareness Day. The syndrome is a significant reason why women generally experience more sleep problems throughout life than do men, according to UW Medicine sleep expert Dr.

A fan circulates cool air into a bedroom on a summer evening.
August 15, 2023

Quality sleep can be hard to come by during a heat wave, especially for those who don’t have air conditioning. According to the U.S.

June 28, 2023

Scientists trace brain activity and skin patterning during active sleep in these invertebrates.

A woman sleeps.
November 4, 2022

As Washington state and much of the rest of the United States prepare to "fall back" on Sunday morning to mark the end of daylight saving time, UW Medicine's Dr.

Children and adolescents have experienced higher rates of sleep disturbances as a group than have healthcare workers and the general population, according to new meta-analysis from throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
March 16, 2022

More than 3 in 10 people suffered disrupted or disturbed sleep at some point during the first two years of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to research on the sleep habits of 493,000 people across 49 countries.

March 16, 2022

“The number of children with sleep disturbances nearly doubled,” says a UW Medicine psychiatrist and sleep specialist.

October 26, 2021

Researchers will use new technology and imaging to improve the brain's waste clearance, impaired by sleep disruption.

woman lying in bed with a clock in front of her
March 16, 2021

A local doctor is encouraging us to properly celebrate World Sleep Day, especially during the pandemic. UW Medicine sleep expert Dr.

March 16, 2021

World Sleep Day, on Friday, March 19, should bring a collective focus to "regular sleep for healthy future."

Man using phone in bed
February 22, 2021

Sleeping poorly? Insomnia is one of the most common sleep problems.


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