Sleep science has made giant strides in recent times. New studies offer insights on ways to sleep better and tackle sleep disorders.
Sleep disorders are often underdiagnosed even in countries like the US, where the field is quite advanced. An untreated sleep disorder can take a heavy toll on family life and can turn life-threatening. Inadequate sleep can lead to serious health problems.
Experts attribute the rise in the prevalence of sleep disorders to a combination of lifestyle factors.
NS faculty member Dr. David Rye is mentioned in this story.