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2011-06-21 05:50:00

Napping on a slowly swinging bed helps us to both fall asleep faster and encourages a deeper sleep than stationary beds.

2011-06-13 14:43:34

People with primary insomnia may be able to find relief by wearing a cap that cools the brain during sleep, suggests a research abstract that will be presented Monday, June 13, in Minneapolis, Minn., at SLEEP 2011, the 25th Anniversary Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies LLC (APSS).

2011-05-15 11:30:00

HONOLULU, May 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A study presented today at the American Psychiatric Association's annual meeting suggests that sleep disturbances like obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), excessive awakening and insomnia, may be a normal result of combat experience, rather than a symptom of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), traumatic brain injury (TBI), major depression or other psychiatric conditions.

2011-04-27 11:40:25

New research finds that consistent, “signature” brainwave patterns first noticed in short-term studies of adults are so robust that they’re also detectable over a matter of years in the notoriously turbulent brains of teens.

2011-03-28 17:31:51

During a large-scale study of the socioeconomic costs of this neurodegenerative disease, Danish researchers, some from the University of Copenhagen, discovered that very early symptoms of Parkinson’s disease may be revealed in dream or REM sleep.

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2011-03-24 08:25:27

A sleepless night can make us cranky and moody, but a lesser known side effect of sleep deprivation is short-term euphoria, which can potentially lead to poor judgment and addictive behavior.

2011-03-15 07:55:21

From overworked professionals to over-extended students, everyone worries about how much sleep they’re getting.

2011-03-11 08:45:00

Why do we sleep? I mean, we spend so much of our time sleeping that it must be doing something important.

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2011-03-09 14:15:00

A UC Berkeley study suggests we're busy recharging our brain’s learning capacity during a dreamless light slumber that takes up half our sleeping hours.

2011-01-07 07:30:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Daily Burn, Inc., a leading online health and fitness solution and Zeo Inc., creators of the Zeo Personal Sleep Coach, today announced the integration of sleep quality tracking into the body metrics system on the DailyBurn website, www.DailyBurn.com.


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