Sleep Apnea Devices Lower Blood Pressure

TUESDAY, Dec. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- For those suffering from sleep apnea, the disrupted sleep and reduction of oxygen getting to the brain can contribute to high blood pressure, but the two common treatments for the condition both lower blood pressure, Swiss researchers report.

Constant Traffic Noise May Boost Depression Risk

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who live with constant road noise may face a higher risk of developing depression, researchers say.

Melatonin Might Help Sleepless Kids With Eczema, Study Finds

TUESDAY, Nov. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children with the skin condition eczema often have trouble sleeping. Now, a new study suggests that over-the-counter melatonin might boost their shuteye.

ADHD Medications Linked to Sleep Problems in Kids

MONDAY, Nov. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The stimulant medications used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can keep some kids awake at night, a new research review confirms.

Sleep Cycle Changes May Affect Your Health

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Waking early on workdays and sleeping in on days off may not be as restful as you think: a new study suggests that when routine sleep habits are disrupted, your risk for diabetes and heart disease rises.

How to Keep Your Baby's Slumber Safe

SATURDAY, Nov. 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- There are a number of things you should do to keep your baby safe while sleeping, an expert says.

Sleepwalkers Feel No Pain When Injured: Study

FRIDAY, Nov. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Some sleepwalkers don't feel pain when they suffer an injury -- even a severe one -- during a sleepwalking episode, a new study finds.

Health Tip: These Triggers May be a Nightmare

(HealthDay News) -- Nightmares may be more frightening if you're a child and don't understand what's behind them.

Poor Sleep Might Harm Kidneys, Study Suggests

THURSDAY, Nov. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Lack of sleep may be a gateway to kidney disease, at least for women, a new study suggests.

Sleep Patterns May Affect a Woman's Diabetes Risk

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women who experience a big increase in hours of sleep each night may face an increased risk of type 2 diabetes, new research suggests.