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2012-01-18 22:41:39

New research from Uppsala University, Sweden, shows that a specific brain region that contributes to a person’s appetite sensation is more activated in response to food images after one night of sleep loss than after one night of normal sleep.

2011-10-19 12:18:53

Adolescents sleeping more hours score higher on mathematics, while those who sleep between six and ten hours (ie. an average sleep pattern) got significantly better scores, as compared to those with a short (6 hours or less per night) or long (more than 9 hours per night) pattern sleep.

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2011-07-10 08:20:00

A new study has found a link between weight gain and sleep deprivation.

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2011-06-24 09:45:00

First-year residents have always expected to work grueling hospital shifts that last more than 24 hours, but new rules are coming that may alleviate some of the medical errors that extended shift hours create.

2011-05-18 13:23:58

From high-school students to surgeons, anyone who has pulled an all-nighter knows there is a price to be paid the next day: trouble focusing, a fuzzy memory and other cognitive impairments.

2011-05-12 08:45:00

HALIFAX, May 12 /PRNewswire/ - Umbian is pleased to announce that it has begun a three-month pilot program for its compliance management solution: U-Sleep.  U-Sleep is currently being launched for the commercial transportation industry and will monitor individual drivers who have been diagnosed with and are undergoing treatment for sleep apnea. Sleep apnea and its impact on driver safety is an important topic in the transportation industry.

2011-05-05 22:18:30

A protein that helps the brain develop early in life can fight the mental fuzziness induced by sleep deprivation, according to researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

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2011-04-28 06:05:00

A new study suggests that parts of the brain can actually fall asleep for a fraction of a second when tired, despite the fact that the organ as a whole is awake at the time.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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