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2010-08-10 13:30:10

Burning the candle at both ends for a week may take an even bigger toll than you thought.

2010-06-24 03:52:22

Reporting at the American Headache Society's 52nd Annual Scientific Meeting in Los Angeles this week, new research shows that sleep deprivation leads to changes in the levels of key proteins that facilitate events involved in the underlying pathology of migraine.

2010-03-02 13:01:25

Not getting enough sleep does more damage than just leaving you with puffy eyes. It can cause fat to accumulate around your organs – more dangerous, researchers say, than those pesky love handles and jiggly thighs.

2010-02-15 08:16:19

A new study shows that sleepiness at the wheel and poor sleep quality significantly increase the risk of motor vehicle accidents in adolescents.

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2010-02-01 08:00:00

A study in the Feb 1 issue of the journal SLEEP suggests that healthy older adults without sleep disorders can expect to have a reduced "sleep need" and to be less sleepy during the day than healthy young adults.

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2009-12-22 10:18:27

New research aims to study how much sleep a dairy cow needs and if there are any connections between the need for sleep and serious health problems.

2009-11-16 16:34:32

Sleep deprivation adversely affects automatic, accurate responses and can lead to potentially devastating errors, a finding of particular concern among firefighters, police officers, soldiers and others who work in a sleep-deprived state.

2009-11-06 08:00:00

MURRYSVILLE, Pa., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Philips Respironics applauds the efforts of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to raise awareness about an important public health issue -- chronic sleep insufficiency.

2009-11-01 14:33:40

A study in the Nov 1 issue of the journal Sleep shows that sleep deprivation causes some people to shift from a more automatic, implicit process of information categorization (information-integration) to a more controlled, explicit process (rule-based).

2009-10-26 10:18:39

A research collaboration led by biologists and neuroscientists at the University of Pennsylvania has found a molecular pathway in the brain that is the cause of cognitive impairment due to sleep deprivation.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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