Older adults with slightly elevated blood sugar – sometimes called “prediabetes” – usually do not develop full-blown diabetes, a Swedish study suggests.

Poor sleep may be linked to a greater risk for poor mental health on college campuses, new research suggests.

Just one in 20 U.S. children and teens gets the amount of sleep, exercise and screen time that doctors recommend for optimal health, a new study suggests.

Eisai Co. and Purdue Pharma L.P. announced top-line results from the companies’ SUNRISE 2 Phase III clinical trial of lemborexant for sleep-wake disorders.

Adults who have a regular bedtime are likely to weigh less than those who do not, to have lower blood sugar and to face a lower risk of heart disease and diabetes, according to a U.S. study.

People who have trouble falling asleep and staying asleep may want to seek advice from a doctor and avoid long-term use of sleeping pills, medical experts advise.

Adults who sleep too little or too much may have an increased risk of heart attack or stroke, say researchers who argue that the best way to think of the harmful effect is in terms of “excess heart age.”

Children who do not get enough sleep may be more likely to develop diabetes than kids who typically get enough shuteye, a UK study suggests.

A recently released study from a team led by Morehouse School of Medicine shows that the process controlling sleep may not lie totally in the brain.

Disrupting deep sleep boosts the amount of an Alzheimer’s disease-related protein called amyloid-beta in the fluid bathing the brain and spinal cord, new research suggests.