Archived articles


Health risks of sleep apnea
Published Sept 5, 2017
Study finds increases in blood sugar, fat levels, stress hormones, blood pressure in patients with obstructive sleep apnea / Johns Hopkins Medicine
Sleep, perchance to remember
Published Spring 2017
What happens during sleep that helps us remember what we learned when awake? Johns Hopkins neuroscientists believe they have a partial answer. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Sleep Science
Snooze or lose memories
Published Feb 2, 2017
Lack of rest inhibits brain's ability to form new memories, study reaffirms / Hopkins Medicine
Sleep study
Rude awakenings
Published Oct 30, 2015
Waking several times a night is worse for mood than getting the same shortened amount of sleep without interruption / School of Medicine
Night moves
Sleep shopping?
Published Summer 2014
Today's somnambulant adventurers go for activities with a 21st-century bent, such as placing online orders while still asleep / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Insight on insomnia
Published Feb 28, 2014
Increased activity, plasticity in motor cortex linked to chronic sleeplessness / Hopkins Medicine
Pillow Talk
Scientific scoop on spooning
Published Nov 5, 2013
Couples who sleep apart could be missing physical, emotional perks / The Wall Street Journal
Insomnia may lead to increased use of health services, JHU study shows
Published June 2013
Insomnia affects nearly half of all adults age 60 or older, according to NIH data / Gazette
Rest stopper
Tangled mystery solved?
Published May 8, 2013
JHU researchers find possible link between brain chemical, restless leg syndrome / Hopkins Medicine
New sleep center launches
Published Nov 27, 2012
Interdisciplinary research will examine underlying causes of sleeplessness, impact of sleep deprivation on health / School of Nursing