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National Geographic: "Secrets of Sleep"

April 18, 2010



May 2010 issue of National Geographic discusses the need for more sleep research, citing the growing rates of sleep disorders and the societal shift towards fewer hours of sleep in modern culture. Dr. John Winkelman and Dr. Charles Czeisler are quoted, discussing prevalent sleep disorders such as sleep apnea and insomnia and their current treatments. The article also notes Dr. Czeisler's studies on the effects of long hours causing sleep-related accidents in medical residents, and includes an interactive "Are you getting enough sleep?" quiz.

Read the full article here


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