Help Your Child Get a Good Night's Sleep

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- School-age children need adequate sleep for peak performance.

Bedtime Texting May Be Hazardous to Teens' Health

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many American teens text in bed, leading to lost sleep, daytime drowsiness and poorer school performance, a new study says.

For Teens, Late Bedtime May Lead to Weight Gain

FRIDAY, Oct. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Teens may have a new reason to take their parents' advice and go to bed early. Staying up late on weeknights may increase a teen's risk of becoming overweight over time, a new study says.

Less Sleep May Mean Less Sex After Menopause

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Too little sleep may lead to too little intimacy for postmenopausal women, a new study finds.

Implanted Device May Help Ease Sleep Apnea, Small Study Shows

TUESDAY, Sept. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- An implantable pacemaker-like device might improve sleep patterns and quality of life for people with sleep apnea, a new study contends.

Health Tip: Choosing the Right Bedtime Snack

(HealthDay News) -- It's not easy to fall asleep with a growling belly, so satisfying bedtime hunger becomes important.

Sleep Apnea May Raise Risk of Depression

FRIDAY, Sept. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with sleep apnea are at increased risk for depression, but continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy for their apnea may ease their depression, a new study suggests.

Tonsillectomy for Sleep Apnea Carries Risks for Some Kids: Study

MONDAY, Sept. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children who have their tonsils removed to treat sleep apnea are more likely to suffer breathing complications than kids who have the procedure for other reasons, a new review shows.

Health Tip: When a Child Has Sleep Apnea

(HealthDay News) -- Children are not immune from sleep apnea, a potentially dangerous disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts during sleep.

Caffeine at Night May Disrupt the Body's Internal Clock

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A small and preliminary study suggests that caffeine does more than serve as an eye-opener: When consumed a few hours before bed, the most widely consumed psychoactive drug in the world seems to disrupt the body's internal clock.