Sleep
A common hub for sleep and motor control in the substantia nigra  Science Magazine · 1 day
The arousal state of the brain covaries with the motor state of the animal. How these state changes are coordinated remains unclear. We discovered... more
Good sleep routine is important for children's emotional, physical, and mental health  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
With less than a week to go until the start of a new school year, parents are preparing themselves for the inevitable back-to-school rush.... more
Holistic Approaches to Psoriasis Treatment  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Holistic approaches to psoriasis treatment involves lifestyle advice about weight, smoking, alcohol, sleep, exercise, and other factors. more
TBI impairs growth hormone production, disrupting cognition, memory and sleep  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
More than 2.5 million people in the United States alone experience a traumatic brain injury, or TBI, each year. Some of these people are plagued by a seemingly... more
Medicinal cannabis may not alleviate sleep problems over the long term  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Medicinal cannabis might not ease sleep problems in people with chronic pain over the long term, because frequent users might build up tolerance to its sleep-inducing... more
Survey: 40% of Americans are more tired than usual after the Super Bowl  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Fun on Super Bowl Sunday can lead to a tired Monday for many. In a new survey from the American Academy of... more
Fitness tracker devices show potential as predictors of flu outbreaks  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Researchers at Scripps Research Translational Institute have found that fitness tracker devices – wearable tracker devices that measure heart rate and sleep duration – are better predictors of... more
Employers’ dream of controlling health costs turns to workers’ sleep  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Charlie Blakey had a sense he was sleeping poorly since he often would wake up tired and hear from his wife how loudly he breathed during the night. more
Blue light can help heal mild traumatic brain injury  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Daily exposure to blue wavelength light each morning helps to re-entrain the circadian rhythm so that people get better, more regular sleep which was translated into improvements in cognitive function,... more
Untreated sleep apnea can increase the risk of dying from heart disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
February is American Heart Month. Did you know that sleep apnea impacts heart health? According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, nearly 30... more
Greater medical care needed for older adults with untreated sleep apnea  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Obstructive sleep apnea is a common and costly medical condition leading to a wide range of health risks such as cardiovascular disease, stroke, depression, diabetes and... more
Study examines link between sleep and language in children with neurodevelopmental disorders  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
New research has discovered that Down's syndrome, Fragile X syndrome and Williams syndrome are all linked to sleep disruption in very young children, and... more
Sleep linked to language skills in neurodevelopmental disorders  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
New research has discovered that Down's syndrome, Fragile X syndrome and Williams syndrome are all linked to sleep disruption in very young children, and that sleep plays a crucial role in the... more
Beauty sleep could be real, say body clock biologists  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Biologists have explained for the first time why having a good night's sleep really could prepare us for the rigors of the day ahead. more
How zebra finches learn to sing  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Complex learning processes like speaking or singing follow similar patterns. Using the example of zebra finches, researchers have investigated how young birds imitate the courtship songs of their fathers and practice them thousands of times. The... more
How zebra finches learn to sing  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Complex learning processes like speaking or singing follow similar patterns. Using the example of zebra finches, researchers at UZH and ETH Zurich have investigated how young birds imitate the courtship songs of their fathers and practice... more
Targeted transcranial electrical stimulation can improve metamemories  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
HRL Laboratories, LLC, researchers have published results showing that targeted transcranial electrical stimulation during slow-wave sleep can improve metamemories of specific episodes by nearly 20% after only one viewing of the episode, compared to... more
Losing Tongue Fat Improves Sleep Apnea  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Doctors already know that weight loss can be an effective treatment for improving sleep apnea, although the reasons for this have remained unclear. Now, new research has uncovered that a reduction in tongue fat is the... more
Medical News Today: Insomnia: When I took part in a sleep study  MNT · 2 weeks
After living with insomnia for 12 years, our Research Editor’s mom took part in a research study investigating the microbiome and sleep. more
Losing tongue fat improves sleep apnea  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to measure the effect of weight loss on the upper airway in obese patients, researchers found that reducing tongue fat is a primary factor in lessening the severity of OSA. more
Weight loss decreases tongue fat in obese patients with sleep apnea, study shows  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Weight loss in obese patients with obstructive sleep apnea appears to improve sleep apnea primarily by reducing tongue fat, according to new... more
A Fat Tongue May Be Blocking Your Airways While You Sleep  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
And freezing that fat could potentially help ease symptoms of the disorder. more
Parental enforcement of bedtime yields solid results for sleep-deprived teens  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Teenagers in the US simply don't get enough shut eye. The consequences of this epidemic of sleep deprivation are extensive and include increasing rates of anxiety and depression... more
Losing a night of sleep may increase blood levels of Alzheimer's biomarker  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A preliminary study has found that when young, healthy men were deprived of just one night of sleep, they had higher levels of tau... more
Parents aren't powerless when it comes to sleep-deprived teenagers  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Teenagers in the US simply don't get enough shut eye. The consequences of this sleep deprivation epidemic are extensive and include increasing rates of anxiety and depression among adolescents, as... more
Missing one night of sleep may increase Alzheimer's biomarker, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A preliminary study has found that when young, healthy men were deprived of just one night of sleep, they had higher levels of tau, a biomarker... more
Body clock gene impairs defense against pneumonia  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Most living things have an internal body clock which regulates when they sleep and when they wake up. A complex set of genes turning on and off, make this body clock run over roughly... more
Fragmented sleep may trigger migraine 2 days later  MNT · 3 weeks
The largest prospective study to date to look at sleep and migraine risk using objective measurements of sleep finds an intriguing link between the two. more
Medical News Today: Fragmented sleep may trigger migraine 2 days later  MNT · 3 weeks
The largest prospective study to date to look at sleep and migraine risk using objective measurements of sleep finds an intriguing link between the two. more
Pulmonary fibrosis associated with short and long sleep duration  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Scientists have discovered that people who regularly sleep for more than 11 hours or less than 4 hours are 2-3 times more likely to have the incurable disease, pulmonary fibrosis,... more
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