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night shift and weight gain
2014-11-20 07:59:10

New research from the University of Colorado has found that workers who switch to overnight work start to burn less energy, putting them at increased risk for weight gain.

Exploring Link Between Memory Deficit And Misfiring Circadian Clock
2014-11-19 03:34:10

By disrupting Siberian hamsters' circadian rhythms, Stanford scientists have identified a part of the brain that, when misfiring, inhibits memory. The work could lead to therapies for neurodegenerative diseases in humans.

2014-11-18 08:26:15

Sleep Habits can be Self-Monitored From an iPhone With the New S+ by ResMed; Now Available at Apple Retail and Online Stores SAN DIEGO, Nov.

2014-11-14 23:06:33

ActiGraph, the leading provider of objective physical activity and sleep/wake measurement solutions for the global research community and pharmaceutical industry, has announced the release of

2014-11-12 23:07:05

Sommetrics, formerly 5i Sciences, announces a new name to emphasize its focus on measuring and managing sleep disorders related to airway obstruction.

teen sleep
2014-11-12 03:00:21

A newly published study used activity monitors to track how sleep habits changed in younger and older teens as they grew during a two-year period.

2014-11-12 08:33:24

Recent Molecular Psychiatry study finds older women can slow signs of aging by leading a healthy lifestyle. MADISON, Wis., Nov.

2014-11-10 08:33:53

THN3 Study Will Expand the Clinical Evidence for this Novel Neurostimulation Therapy for Moderate to Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea SAN DIEGO, Nov.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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