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2014-11-06 12:27:44

WORCESTER, Mass., Nov.

sleep disorders
2014-09-29 07:44:17

Sleep is crucial for our mental, emotional and physical health, so it is necessary to understand some of the different sleep disorders which could affect a person.

Specific Brain Cells Found That Determine When Its Sleepy Time
2014-02-20 10:43:43

Researchers at Oxford University have figured out which nerve cells in the brain alert us to the fact that it is time to sleep. These nerve cells, or neurons, fire when we are tired and cool down once we are rested.

Using Benedryl For Sleep Could Be Your Worst Nightmare
2013-10-07 15:03:46

People take antihistamines to help with their allergies, but the medicine is also known fcausing drowsiness. While medicines like Benadryl can help people fall asleep, a Baylor College of Medicine sleep expert says it shouldn't be used as a sleep aid.

Antidote For Hypersomnia May Be On The Horizon
2012-11-22 05:49:40

A new study by scientists at Emory University found that some patients who suffer from hypersomnia also have an antidote in their cerebrospinal fluid that works similarly to a sleeping pill.

2012-05-09 23:00:59

Between May 17 and May 24, the Aviisha Medical Institute will offer free screening and assessments for sleep apnea, an identifiable cause of hypertension Van


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.