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Sleep Studies Find Contradictory Results Pertaining To Lunar Cycles
2014-07-09 07:36:29

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe online Ask any emergency room nurse or doctor and they will tell you that the effect on human behavior of a full moon cannot be denied. Besides anecdotal accounts of general human lunacy when the moon looms large in the night sky, there has been murmurs for some time in the scientific community that the Earth's natural satellite also affects our sleep. All studies thus far have been inconclusive. As reported in Time Magazine and other...

2014-06-24 23:14:43

Dreamcloud Productions Company, and Jim de Cordova, inventor of the Dreamhelmet sound-blocking sleep-mask pillow have launched a Kickstarter campaign for what de Cordova calls the ‘SuperMask’. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 “We are on a mission!” he claims – “to find the Holy Grail of sleep masks - one that blocks the maximum sound possible, but still is comfortable to sleep with.” In 1998, de Cordova invented the first adjustable sleep mask attached to sound...

Specific Brain Cells Found That Determine When Its Sleepy Time
2014-02-20 10:43:43

[ Watch the Video: What Triggers Sleepiness? ] Ranjini Raghunath for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers at Oxford University have figured out which nerve cells in the brain alert us to the fact that it is time to sleep. These nerve cells, or neurons, fire when we are tired and cool down once we are rested. The findings could help scientists develop drugs that target these regions in the brain and help treat sleep disorders such as insomnia. The study, published in the...

2014-01-03 08:26:36

Only Health Tracker to Monitor REM, Deep and Light Sleep; New Sleep Features and Carbon Steel Edition to Debut at CES LAS VEGAS, Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CES - (South Hall 2, Booth #26709) -- BASIS Science, Inc. (www.mybasis.com) the company behind Basis, the world's most advanced health tracker, today unveiled Advanced Sleep Analysis, the most in-depth sleep analytics among health tracking devices, as well as their new Basis 2014 Carbon Steel Edition band. Advanced Sleep Analysis will be...

2013-11-15 23:23:15

The article provides people with fundamental information about 18 best and worst foods for sleeps that allow them to improve the quality of their sleep naturally. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 The article on the site Vkool.com contains two parts, which cover information about best and worst foods for sleep that can help readers get a good night’s sleep with ease. This article is actually suitable for those people who want to stop their sleep disorders naturally. In the first...

Even People With Auto-Activation Disorder Can Still Dream
2013-09-12 11:13:51

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a new study involving people with Auto-Activation Deficit (AAD), French researchers revealed that the brainstem initiates dreaming and appears to set the stage for complex or bizarre events to take place in such dreams. The study appears in a new paper published in the journal Brain. The study subjects provided a unique window into dreaming because AAD, caused by bilateral damage to the basal ganglia, is marked by a lack of natural...

2013-08-14 23:29:04

Huperzine-A, a key ingredient in soon-to-be-released nootropic supplement Pure Prodigy, increases time spent in REM cycle by up to 30%. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/brain_basics/understanding_sleep.htm), about 60 million Americans suffer from some sort of sleeping problems. From chronic, long-term sleep disorders to occasional sleeping problems, sleep issues of all types...

Baby Owls Seen Sleeping Like Baby Humans
2013-08-02 08:24:01

AlphaGalileo Foundadtion Baby birds have sleep patterns similar to baby mammals, and their sleep changes in the same way when growing up. This is what a team from the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology and the University of Lausanne found out working with barn owls in the wild. The team also discovered that this change in sleep was strongly correlated with the expression of a gene involved in producing dark, melanic feather spots, a trait known to covary with behavioral and physiological...

Ambien Heightens Recollection Of Bad Memories
2013-06-16 04:45:19

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Once asleep, we all experience five different stages in our sleep cycle. That being said, one would be hard pressed to find anyone who is familiar with any of the cycles besides REM sleep, or rapid eye movement sleep, which is typically characterized by quick and random movements of the eyes combined with muscle paralysis. During REM, neural activity in the brain intensifies showing a similarity to the activity associated with...


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lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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