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Sleep Deprivation Cannot Be Fixed On The Weekend
2013-10-09 14:10:52

Trying to recoup some lost sleep from the crazy work week on the weekend isn't as effective as one might think, according to findings reported in the American Journal of Physiology.

2011-11-24 10:40:05

People sleep significantly better and feel more alert during the day if they get at least 150 minutes of exercise a week.

2011-05-31 16:06:00

Researchers found urban schoolchildren with behaviors like bullying more likely to have sleep-disordered breathing or daytime sleepiness ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Children who are bullies or have conduct problems at school are more likely to be sleepy during the day according to University of Michigan Medical School researchers. Researchers looked at elementary school students in the Ypsilanti, Michigan, public schools who had exhibited conduct problems like...

2011-01-12 15:33:54

The findings show that missing a night of sleep burns roughly 135 calories, the equivalent of two slices of bread or a 225 ml glass of semi-skimmed milk.

2010-10-26 11:10:43

Have you ever wondered how some people go about their busy days on only 4 hours of sleep while others need at least 8 to function?

2009-09-25 05:34:14

Chronic sleep deprivation in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease makes Alzheimer's brain plaques appear earlier and more often, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis report online this week in Science Express.

2009-08-03 14:42:06

Worsening sleep quality over a five-year period is significantly associated with poorer mental quality of life, U.S. researchers say. Lead author Graciela E.

2009-06-08 18:09:16

People who say they are addicted to playing video games sleep less but generally don't recognize their pastime could be responsible, U.S. researchers found.

2009-06-08 11:47:44

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, television watching may be an important determinant of bedtime, and may contribute to chronic sleep debt.

2009-02-16 14:53:04

A new study could change the way doctors administer certain sleep tests. It looked at protocol used for detecting excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) in adults who may fall asleep while driving.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.