Sleep
Mysterious feather duvet lung disease nearly kills a man  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
A soft pillow and a warm duvet are all you need to have a soothing and relaxing sleep, especially during the frigid season. However, a man from the United Kingdom... more
Chronic opioid therapy can disrupt sleep, increase risk of sleep disorders  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 hours
Patients and medical providers should be aware that chronic opioid use can interfere with sleep by reducing sleep efficiency and increasing the risk of sleep-disordered breathing. more
Yoga and physical therapy as treatment for chronic lower back pain also improves sleep  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 hours
Yoga and physical therapy (PT) are effective approaches to treating co-occurring sleep disturbance and back pain while reducing the need... more
Yoga and physical therapy effective in treating co-occurring sleep disturbance, back pain  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 hours
Yoga and physical therapy (PT) are effective approaches to treating co-occurring sleep disturbance and back pain while reducing the need for medication, according to... more
Animal Study Links Healthy Sleep to Earthquake-Like Brain-Wave Bursts  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 days
Cortical arousals and brief awakenings during sleep exhibit non-equilibrium dynamics and complex organization across time scales necessary for... more
Earthquake-like brain-wave bursts found to be essential for healthy sleep  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
New research in rats shows that cortical arousals and brief awakenings during sleep exhibit non-equilibrium dynamics and complex organization across time scales necessary for spontaneous sleep-stage transitions and... more
Regular co-use of pain and sleep medications may increase risk of frailty in older adults  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Researchers from the Oregon Research Institute and Florida Atlantic University are the first to demonstrate statistically significant links... more
Watch Spinal Fluid 'Wash' the Sleeping Brain in Rhythmic, Pulsing Waves  LIVE SCIENCE · 6 days
A new video shows the rhythmic sloshing of cerebrospinal fluid in the human brain during sleep. more
Study examines nature of sleep in evacuation shelter environment  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
In the Building Environment Laboratory at Toyohashi University of Technology's Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, researchers study the effects that indoor environments have on the people that live in... more
Evolutionarily conserved regulation of sleep by epidermal growth factor receptor signaling  Science Magazine · 6 days
The genetic bases for most human sleep disorders and for variation in human sleep quantity and quality are largely unknown. Using the zebrafish, a diurnal vertebrate,... more
Early screen exposure associated with elevated sleep disruption, EBD in children with NDDs  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Digital media have become an integral part of lifestyles in recent years, and the ubiquity of digital devices coupled with poor screen... more
The effects of a mock shelter environment on sleep  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Researchers conducted an experiment on the nature of sleep in an evacuation shelter environment. This experiment was performed by creating a mock shelter in the university's gymnasium with four of... more
Study finds links between early screen exposure, sleep disruption and EBD in kids  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
A new study has found that first exposure earlier than 18 months of age to screen devices -- such as smartphones, tablets,... more
National parks a boost to mental health worth trillions: study  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Spending time outdoors is long understood to offer mental health perks, including reduced stress, improved sleep and enhanced cognition. more
More Americans struggle to fall asleep, stay asleep  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
If you have trouble sleeping, you're not alone. New research finds more Americans have trouble falling asleep and staying asleep. The difficulties were most prevalent in people with healthy sleep length. more
More Americans have trouble falling asleep and staying asleep, research finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Getting the recommended seven to eight hours of sleep every night is a struggle for most people, but even those who do may not have the... more
Medical News Today: How does temperature affect mental health?  MNT · 1 week
A new study finds that increases in temperature negatively affect mental health outcomes. The authors conclude that this is due to sleep disturbance. more
Sleep problems may affect cognitive function of children with chronic kidney disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Sleep problems and fatigue may affect the cognitive function of children with chronic kidney disease. The findings come from a study that will be... more
Millions at stake in dinosaur fight: Are fossils minerals?  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The discovery of two fossilized dinosaur skeletons intertwined in what looks like a final death match could make a Montana ranching couple rich beyond their dreams. Or they may have... more
Insomnia maybe a significant risk factor for heart attacks and strokes  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A new study published this week says that persons who suffer from insomnia or sleep difficulties are more likely to suffer from heart disease or get... more
Millions at stake in dinosaur issue: Are fossils minerals?  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The discovery of two fossilized dinosaur skeletons intertwined in what looks like a final death match could make a central Montana ranching couple rich beyond their wildest dreams. Or, they... more
Disturbed breathing during sleep may increase stroke risk in people with spinal cord injury  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A new study led by a University of Calgary researcher at the Cumming School of Medicine (CSM) finds that fatigue... more
Deep sleep may reduce anxiety levels  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A study has found that a sleepless night can raise anxiety levels by up to 30% the following day. more
New Study Reveals Key Component in Neurophysiology of Sleep  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
A new study, led Boston University researchers, shows that slow oscillating neural activity during non-rapid eye movement (NREM)... more
Circuit responsible for building memories during sleep  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Neuroscientists have identified a mechanism that may help build memories during deep sleep, according to a new study. more
Research identifies neural pathway involved in memory consolidation during sleep  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A new study could supply the missing link in the story of the brain consolidates floating memories into a permanent structure while we sleep. The study, published in... more
Medical News Today: Deep sleep may help treat anxiety  MNT · 2 weeks
New research 'establishes a causal connection between sleep and anxiety' and identifies the type of sleep needed to soothe an anxious mind. more
Deep sleep may help treat anxiety  MNT · 2 weeks
New research 'establishes a causal connection between sleep and anxiety' and identifies the type of sleep needed to soothe an anxious mind. more
School-based sleep program may benefit adolescents  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A recent study uncovered potential long-term benefits of a school-based sleep education program for adolescents. more
Adolescents can benefit from school-based sleep education program  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A recent study uncovered potential long-term benefits of a school-based sleep education program for adolescents. more
Shortened sleep is linked with low bone mineral density, osteoporosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Getting too little sleep was linked with a higher risk of having low bone mineral density (BMD) and developing osteoporosis, as reported in a recent Journal of Bone... more
Stressed to the max? Deep sleep can rewire the anxious brain  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
William Shakespeare's Macbeth had it right when he referred to sleep as the 'balm of hurt minds.' While a full night of slumber stabilizes emotions, a... more
Mount Sinai launches new mobile precision wellness iPhone app  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Have you ever wondered whether your double latte really helps you function better in that early-morning meeting? Or if melatonin truly gives you better sleep at night? Now there's a... more
AASM survey: 88% of Americans lose sleep due to binge-watching  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
According to a new survey from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, U.S. adults rank sleep as their second most important priority, following family. However, data show that... more
Deep sleep can calm and reset the anxious brain  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
When it comes to managing anxiety disorders, William Shakespeare's Macbeth had it right when he referred to sleep as the "balm of hurt minds." While a full night of slumber... more
How waste gets 'washed out' of our brains during sleep  MNT · 2 weeks
A new study shows, for the first time, that cerebrospinal fluid washes into and out of the brain in waves during sleep, helping clear out waste. more
Medical News Today: How waste gets 'washed out' of our brains during sleep  MNT · 2 weeks
A new study shows, for the first time, that cerebrospinal fluid washes into and out of the brain in waves during sleep,... more
Are we 'brainwashed' during sleep?  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A new study illustrates that the brain's cerebrospinal fluid pulses during sleep, and that these motions are closely tied with brain wave activity and blood flow. It may confirm the hypothesis that CSF flow and slow-wave activity both... more
Sleep protects the brain against Alzheimer’s by washing it  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Researchers have found that when in deep sleep, the brain waves within can start off a cleaning system within the brain that can protect it against Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative... more
Cerebrospinal fluid washes through the brain in rhythmic waves during sleep  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
New research from Boston University suggests that tonight while you sleep, something amazing will happen within your brain. Your neurons will go quiet. A few seconds... more
How Deep Sleep May Help The Brain Clear Alzheimer's Toxins  NPR · 3 weeks
A study of 11 sleeping brains sheds some light on the mysterious link between sleep problems and Alzheimer's disease. The flow of cerebrospinal fluid through the brain appears... more
Coupled electrophysiological, hemodynamic, and cerebrospinal fluid oscillations in human sleep  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
Sleep is essential for both cognition and maintenance of healthy brain function. Slow waves in neural activity contribute to memory consolidation, whereas cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) clears metabolic waste... more
Science Says: How daylight saving time affects health  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
As the seasonal end of daylight saving time approaches, many sleep scientists and circadian biologists say it should be banned for good because of potential ill effects on human health. more
Houston Methodist neurologist offers three tips for better sleep  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
More than one-third of Americans get less than seven hours of sleep each night, putting them at risk for serious, chronic health conditions such as diabetes, heart disease and obesity.... more
NSU study points to another potential connection between sleep and overall good health  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
As if you didn't already have enough to worry about to keep you up at night, a new study indicates that poor... more
Snooze you can use: California legislates more sleep for better health  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Teenagers don’t get enough sleep, and California's effort to fix the problem may serve as a wake-up call to other states' lawmakers. more
New study points to another possible correlation between sleep and overall good health  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
As if you didn't already have enough to worry about to keep you up at night, a new study indicates that poor... more
Researchers activate problem-solving during sleep  MNT · 3 weeks
Researchers at Northwestern University show, for the first time, how to trigger the brain’s unique ability to solve problems during sleep. more
Medical News Today: Researchers activate problem-solving during sleep  MNT · 3 weeks
Researchers at Northwestern University show, for the first time, how to trigger the brain’s unique ability to solve problems during sleep. more
Medical News Today: What causes excessive sleepiness?  MNT · 3 weeks
Excessive sleepiness often occurs following a poor night's sleep. In some cases, it may be a symptom of a sleep disorder or another underlying health condition. Read on to discover the causes of excessive... more
Only half of US children get enough sleep during the week  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Only 48% of school age children in the United States get 9 hours of sleep most weeknights, according to new research. Those who do, the study... more
Sleep allows immune cells to do maintenance work on the brain  MNT · 4 weeks
Research in mice suggests that the brain's dedicated immune cells are better able to do repair work during sleep, and explains the underlying mechanism. more
Genetic variations linked to declines in blood oxygen levels during sleep identified  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Researchers have identified 57 genetic variations of a gene strongly associated with declines in blood oxygen levels during sleep. Low oxygen levels during sleep... more
Medical News Today: Sleep allows immune cells to do maintenance work on the brain  MNT · 4 weeks
Research in mice suggests that the brain's dedicated immune cells are better able to do repair work during sleep, and... more
Genetic variations linked to oxygen drops during sleep  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Researchers have identified 57 genetic variations of a gene strongly associated with declines in blood oxygen levels during sleep. Low oxygen levels during sleep are a clinical indicator of the severity of... more
Gulf War Illness and chronic fatigue syndrome are two very distinct diseases of the brain  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Gulf War Illness (GWI) and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) share symptoms of disabling fatigue, pain, systemic hyperalgesia (tenderness),... more
Further evidence bedtime social media use is harming teenagers  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A new UK study shows that teenagers who spend 3 or more hours engaging in social media are much more likely to sleep late and to have night awakenings, among... more
Why Do Some People Need Less Sleep Than Others?  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 weeks
New genetic research in mice may reveal why some people need less sleep than others. more
New research challenges the traditional understanding of cellular sleep  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A University of Arizona-led research team challenged the traditional understanding of cellular sleep and discovered new information that could lead to interventions in the aging process. more
Wake-up call: Cellular sleep isn't as harmless as once thought  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
New research into the mechanics of cellular sleep and shutdown could shed light on the aging process and how to potentially intervene. more
Survey: 45% of adults struggle to stay awake while driving  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Have you ever found yourself falling asleep behind the wheel? Unfortunately, you are not alone. A new survey from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine found that 45%... more
Medical News Today: Healthful snacks can reduce feelings of fatigue  MNT · 4 weeks
Swapping sugar and saturated fat for vegetables and smoothies can diminish the impact of sleep deprivation, according to new findings. more
Immune cells rewire, repair brain while we sleep, study shows  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Science tells us that a lot of good things happen in our brains while we sleep - learning and memories are consolidated and waste is removed, among other... more
The night gardeners: Immune cells rewire, repair brain while we sleep  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Science tells us that a lot of good things happen in our brains while we sleep -- learning and memories are consolidated and waste is removed,... more
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