Using sleep deprivation to combat severe depression may seem odd, but for some it’s the only thing that works.
Uncovering the secret life of antidepressants could open up a host of new treatments for other conditions.
Studies of people with narcolepsy are changing the way we understand the influence of chemicals called orexins on sleep, appetite and much more.
Shortly after his 21st birthday, Henry Nicholls began to experience symptoms of narcolepsy, a debilitating disorder that’s plagued him ever since. Sleep research is progressing, so why are he and others like him still waiting for a cure?
As the first global treaty on mercury finally comes into force, what have we really learned from the Minamata mercury disaster?