Following recommendations from their parents, a new generation of students is benefiting from the insights of Stanford sleep science pioneer William Dement.
Known as the “father of sleep medicine,” long-time Stanford Medicine faculty member William Dement is remembered for his charm, quirkiness and generosity.
Going outside soon after waking — rather than hopping directly onto a video call — will help you sleep better, says a Stanford vision researcher.
Stanford sleep expert Rafael Pelayo discusses the human need for sleep and offers insights for achieving a restful slumber.
Psychiatrist Jacob Towery discusses how to practice self-care and how it can benefit both individuals and the people around them.
Stanford medical student Yoo Jung Kim reflects on the challenges of getting a good night's rest when you are a health care provider or a patient.
Researchers find that neural sleep patterns in fish are analogous to those in mammals, paving ways to develop sleep medication.
Speakers at Stanford's Big Data in Precision Health conference discuss how their work with big data impacts and informs sleep research.
New research has confirmed that an antigen in some variants of the flu virus and vaccine can, in rare cases, trigger an autoimmune response leading to narcolepsy.
Despite strong medical evidence, a California bill to delay school start times is defeated. But Stanford sleep specialist Rafael Pelayo isn’t giving up.
Ask a child with asthma how easily he or she can breathe, and you won’t get an objective answer. But where Q&A fails, technology can take over, according to a team of Stanford researchers who are developing a way to predict asthma attacks in advance.
Using data and storytelling, Arianna Huffington is working encourage a cultural shift toward health and wellness, she explained at a conversation with Dean Lloyd Minor on campus.
Stanford sleep specialist Jamie Zeitzer discusses how we monitor, and could monitor, sleep in the 21st century.
Stanford’s Jamie Zeitzer discusses sleep science and new slumber-related gadgets with Ira Flatow on a Science Friday podcast.
Every year on a Sunday in fall our clocks are adjusted backward by one hour, granting people in North America, Europe and parts of the …
While reporting a Stanford Medicine magazine story on narcolepsy -- and an awfully cute sleepy Chihuahua named Watson -- I remember thinking, "Gosh, this would …