Eve Van Cauter

Sleep and the Male Sex Life

June 9, 2011

By Dianna Douglas More research practically begging people to get a good night’s sleep has come out of the sleep labs at the University of Chicago. Eve Van Cauter and Rachel Leproult have discovered that a week of inadequate sleep means less [Read more]

Restless Sleep, Restless Blood Sugar

May 16, 2011

By Dianna Douglas Kristen Knutson, PhD, recently added to the growing body of research from the University of Chicago on the long-term consequences of skimping on sleep. She found that diabetics who sleep poorly have a harder time controlling their [Read more]

A SMAHC-down on Poor Sleep

February 10, 2011

“If sleep does not serve an absolutely vital function, then it is the biggest mistake the evolutionary process ever made.” – Allan Rechtschaffen. We spend approximately one-third of our lives asleep, and yet there is still much to [Read more]