Latest Polyphasic sleep Stories

2009-03-05 16:19:27

Older women who reported taking daily naps had a significantly greater risk of dying, U.S. researchers said.

2009-02-20 21:10:41

A U.S. sleep specialist advises that people should become well rested before the return to daylight saving time. Dr.

2008-08-01 16:49:59

You're tired. You could put your head down on a desk right now and fall asleep immediately. You went to bed late last night, had trouble falling asleep and woke up too early. And let's not kid ourselves: Tonight will be the same unless ...

2008-02-29 00:00:00

The CDC reported Thursday that Americans are getting far less sleep than they should. Ten percent reported they did not get enough sleep or rest every single day of the prior month, and 38 percent said they did not get enough in seven or more days in the prior month.

2005-06-06 06:25:00

Space travel is sleepless work. Despite NASA recommendations that astronauts sleep 8 hours a day, they usually don't. The solution seems simple: Take a nap. But naps are a double-edged sword, and sometimes backfire. Helping astronauts nap was the goal of a recent series of experiments funded by NASA.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.