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2011-06-15 06:24:02

The National Commission on Sleep Disorders Research estimates that over 40 million Americans are chronically ill with various sleep disorders.

2011-05-16 17:00:42

Sleep problems among urban minority children, including resistance to going to bed, shortened sleep duration, and daytime sleepiness are much more common than previously thought.

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2010-08-31 06:30:00

The popular consensus may be that new mothers do not get enough sleep, but that may be wrong.

2010-06-09 21:03:33

Objective total sleep time is more strongly associated with self-reported relationship satisfaction than subjective sleep quality.

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2010-06-09 09:00:00

Study uses 'Guitar Hero III' to show that sleep may play a role in the consolidation of a complex motor-learning task.

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2009-06-10 07:25:00

Getting more high-quality sleep is associated with better academic performance. The positive relationship is especially relevant to performance in math.

2009-06-09 15:05:02

Middle-aged adults who slept an average of six hours per night were more likely to have high blood pressure, U.S. researchers found. Kristen L.

2009-06-09 12:49:19

A research abstract that will be presented on Tuesday, June 9, at SLEEP 2009, the 23rd Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, is the first demonstration of a specific neurochemical abnormality in adults with primary insomnia (PI), providing greater insight to the limited understanding of the condition's pathology.

2009-06-08 11:44:51

Athletes who extended their nightly sleep and reduced accumulated sleep debt reported improvements in various drills conducted after every regular practice, according to a research abstract that will be presented on Monday, June 8, at SLEEP 2009, the 23rd Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies.

2009-06-08 11:43:05

According to a research abstract that will be presented on Monday, June 8 at SLEEP 2009, the 23rd Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, days with increased activity were followed by nights with lower total sleep time (TST), while nights with lower TST were followed by increased activities during the next day.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.