Latest sleep deprivation Stories

2013-04-04 23:02:51

Following the publication of a recent article about a new study which shows how losing a couple of hours of sleep per night can lead to weight gain, fitness expert Lorna Kleidman releases a statement. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) April 04, 2013 On April 4, 2013, kettlebell champion and trainer Lorna Kleidman releases a statement in response to a study from the University of Colorado regarding how a lack of sleep can cause weight gain. According to the Celebrity Cafe article, a new study from the...

2013-02-18 23:03:29

We spend about one-third of our lives asleep, most of this time is spent on a mattress and not all of this time is spent effectively resting. Embrace is looking to buck that trend. Beltsville, MD (PRWEB) February 18, 2013 Healthy Back announces the new Embrace line of mattresses. Embrace is created by the back experts at Healthy Back after years of research. This revolutionary new design is created with ventilation, support layers and conforming memory foam to provide users with the...

2013-02-11 23:00:58

New regulations from the Department of Transportation require drivers at risk to undergo evaluations and testing with a sleep specialist. MNAP Sleep Center is proud to extend a helping hand to all those suffering from sleep problems and to aid the DOT in making the roads safer. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) February 11, 2013 MNAP Sleep Center opens its doors to those at risk as The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (a part of the United States Department of Transportation)...

2013-01-23 11:05:37

Tufts neuroscientists find that starry brain cells can be used to mimic sleep deprivation Neuroscience researchers from Tufts University have found that our star-shaped brain cells, called astrocytes, may be responsible for the rapid improvement in mood in depressed patients after acute sleep deprivation. This in vivo study, published in the current issue of Translational Psychiatry, identified how astrocytes regulate a neurotransmitter involved in sleep. The researchers report that the...

2013-01-22 23:00:58

The Austin sports medicine doctors at Medicine in Motion have put together a list of essential pre-race tips for day-before preparation. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) January 22, 2013 Runners often train for months in preparation for a major race or marathon run. Every day leading up to the event is important, but the day before is perhaps the most crucial. In general what people eat, drink and how they treat themselves one day often has a profound effect on the body during the following day. To...

Nodding Off While Driving
2013-01-03 19:28:48

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Driving is a dangerous business. In and of itself, the act of hurtling oneself down a strip of harsh pavement at upwards of 60 miles per hour can be pretty risky. Add to the equation other variables, such as weather or distractions, or even alcohol and cell phones, and we begin playing quite literally with danger. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recently conducted a survey, discovering that as many as...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.