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Curious Kids: why bats sleep upside down, and other stories of animal adaptation  PHYS.ORG · 18 hours
Why do bats sleep upside down? - Questions from Year 5 at Brandon Park Primary School, Victoria. The class has been studying... more
New proof that narcolepsy is an autoimmune disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Researchers have discovered autoreactive cells in persons suffering from narcolepsy. This is a new, important proof that the sleep disorder is an autoimmune disease. This knowledge may lead to better treatment of... more
The power of gratitude in the workplace  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
The study shows that being thanked more often at work predicted better sleep, fewer headaches and healthier eating, because it improved nurses' work satisfaction. more
Medical News Today: Sleep loss can turn us into social outcasts  MNT · 7 days
Researchers have uncovered evidence suggesting that sleep loss can make us want to avoid social contact, while also sending a 'keep away' signal to others. more
Sleep loss can turn us into social outcasts  MNT · 7 days
Researchers have uncovered evidence suggesting that sleep loss can make us want to avoid social contact, while also sending a 'keep away' signal to others. more
This Octopus's Dreams (Maybe) Were Written All Over Its Body  LIVE SCIENCE · 7 days
A sleeping octopus was caught on video changing color as it slept. Was it dreaming? more
Daylight savings sees 'sleepy consumers' with a wider variety in their shopping carts  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A recent study found that sleepier consumers reach for more variety at their local stores to help them stay awake, including those... more
Daylight savings sees 'sleepy consumers' with a wider variety in their shopping carts  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A recent study from the UBC Sauder School of Business found that sleepier consumers reach for more variety at their local stores... more
Study of young athletes suggests snoring and sleep apnea are linked to sudden cardiac death  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A study of university rugby players has shown that they are more likely to suffer sleep disordered breathing... more
Medical News Today: Could sleep apnea be a risk factor for Alzheimer's?  MNT · 1 week
A preliminary study has unearthed a potential link between sleep apnea and tau tangles, which are the neurological hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease. more
Loyola expert recommends powering down smart phones to get a good night's sleep  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
To get a good night's sleep, turn off your smartphone at least 30 minutes before going to bed, says Loyola Medicine sleep... more
Athletes with sleep disordered breathing may be at risk of heart abnormalities, suggests study  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
A study of university rugby players has shown that they are more likely to suffer sleep-disordered breathing than an average... more
Israeli Spacecraft Snaps Selfie from 23,000 Miles Away  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
The Beresheet spacecraft on Tuesday sent back a photo taken with its “selfie camera,” in which the Israeli flag can... more
Study: Mid-Day Sleep Can Lower High Blood Pressure  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Mid-day sleep significantly decreases systolic and diastolic blood pressure in people with arterial hypertension, according to new research. “Mid-day sleep... more
Why Daylight Saving Time Starts Sunday  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
Get ready to "spring forward" as people throughout the United States lose an hour of sleep early Sunday morning. more
Can You Learn Anything While You Sleep?  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
Sleep learning, the way people commonly think of it, is almost certainly impossible. But researchers are discovering types of learning that occur during sleep, with exciting applications. more
WATCH: New alert about driving while tired  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
ABC News' Gio Benitez tests his brain in a simulator after a lack of sleep to show what happens to someone who is tired behind the wheel. more
New gene regions associated with sleep duration identified  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A study led by investigators from Massachusetts General Hospital and the University of Exeter Medical School has identified 76 new gene regions associated with sleep duration. more
WATCH: Is Sara sleeping on the job?  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Sleep deprivation for parents is a real thing and Michael's got proof of it. more
Medical News Today: Why do we sleep? Scientists find brain repair mechanism  MNT · 2 weeks
How does sleep act in the brain, at the cellular level? A new study in zebrafish identifies and explains the beneficial effects of slumber. more
Why do we sleep? Scientists find brain repair mechanism  MNT · 2 weeks
How does sleep act in the brain, at the cellular level? A new study in zebrafish identifies and explains the beneficial effects of slumber. more
Bedtime protein shake may boost muscle building  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A recent review indicates that protein ingested prior to overnight sleep stimulates protein synthesis. A bedtime protein shake could, therefore, help build muscles mass. more
Bedtime protein for bigger gains? Here's the scoop  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Overnight sleep provides a unique nutritional window for boosting the muscle response to resistance training -- without increasing body fat. more
Sleep tight! Researchers identify the beneficial role of sleep  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Why do animals sleep? Why do humans 'waste' a third of their lives sleeping? Researchers now reveal a novel and unexpected function of sleep that they believe could explain how... more
Swifts are born to eat and sleep in the air  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Nearly 100 species of swift are completely adapted to life in the air. That is the conclusion of researchers after having studied a third species and observing that... more
Swifts are born to eat and sleep in the air  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
"They eat and sleep while they are airborne. This is something that researchers have believed since the 1950s, and now we can show that it's true", says Anders... more
Medical News Today: This sleep disorder puts people at 'very high risk' of Parkinson's  MNT · 2 weeks
A large study found that those who experience a certain sleep disorder are also at high risk of Parkinson's disease,... more
Sleep apnea may be linked to higher tau accumulations in the brain, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
People who stop breathing during sleep may have higher accumulations of the toxic protein tau, a biological hallmark of Alzheimer's... more
Study on REM sleep disorder patients provides key predictors of Parkinson's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A large multi-centre study of more than 1,200 patients provides important predictors of Parkinson's disease progression, which will allow better candidate selection for clinical... more
Sleep apnea linked to Alzheimer’s disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A new study has revealed that people with obstructive sleep apnoea or those who snore at night are more at risk of dementias and Alzheimer’s disease. more
Sleep apnea may be linked to higher levels of Alzheimer's biomarker in brain  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
People who are witnessed by a bed partner to have stopped breathing during sleep may have higher accumulations of an Alzheimer's disease... more
Medical News Today: Sleeping more on weekends does not make up for past sleep loss  MNT · 2 weeks
The results of a new study warn that weekend lie-ins cannot effectively erase the harm resulting from insufficient... more
Sleep apnea could be linked to accumulation of Alzheimer’s disease biomarker  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
People with sleep apnea may be more likely to have higher accumulations of an Alzheimer’s disease biomarker called tau, according to a study presented at the... more
Study finds small scheduling improvements boost health and well-being  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Improving schedule stability in the retail sector means better sleep for sales associates, according to a new study co-authored by a leading UChicago scholar of work-life issues. more
Weekend recovery sleep does not appear to reverse sleep loss induced risks  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Insufficient sleep and untreated sleep disorders put people at increased risk for metabolic problems, including obesity and diabetes. more
Sleep apnea may be related to higher accumulation of Alzheimer's biomarker in the brain  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
People who are witnessed by a bed partner to have stopped breathing during sleep may have higher accumulations of an... more
Extra sleep on weekends may not reverse health effects of lost sleep during the week  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A new study found that losing sleep during the week affects people's metabolism even when the person tries... more
Can Any Animal Survive Without Sleep?  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
Scientists have yet to find a truly sleepless creature. But is sleep really necessary for survival? more
Wakefulness and novel sleep index may predict success of spontaneous breathing trial  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Critically ill patients are more likely to be successfully weaned from a mechanical ventilator, or breathing machine, if they have higher levels of wakefulness... more
Sleep debt persists despite sleeping in late on weekends  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Many people go without sleep for days, and think they can make it up by waking late on the weekend. However, this just makes things worse, according to a new... more
Sleeping in on the weekend can’t make up for lost sleep  SCIENCE-NEWS · 3 weeks
Using the weekend to catch up on sleep is ineffective at making-up for lost sleep and offsetting the consequences to a person’s health. more
Could medical marijuana help older people with their ailments?  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Medical marijuana may bring relief to older people who have symptoms like pain, sleep disorders or anxiety due to chronic conditions including amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, neuropathy, spinal cord... more
Does extra sleep on the weekends repay your sleep debt? No, researchers say  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Insufficient sleep and untreated sleep disorders put people at increased risk for metabolic problems, including obesity and diabetes. But is extra sleep... more
Extra weekend sleep cannot repair the damage from sleep-deprived work week  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Think sleeping in on the weekend can repair the damage from a week of sleepless nights? Not so, according to University of Colorado Boulder research published... more
Association between OSA and cardiovascular diseases in women  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
In the current issue of Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications (Special Issue on Women's Cardiovascular Health, Volume 3, Number 4, 2019, Guest Editor Gladys P. Velarde) pp. 421-434(14); DOI https://doi.org/10.15212/CVIA.2017.0064, Nimeh Najjar, MD,... more
WATCH: The apps that can help with a better night's sleep  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
ABC News' Paula Faris reports on apps like Calm and Sleep Cycle that can help you track the quality of your sleep and offer bedtime stories... more
Not all sleep is equal when it comes to cleaning the brain  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
New research shows how the depth of sleep can impact our brain's ability to efficiently wash away waste and toxic proteins. Because sleep often... more
Infant sleep duration associated with mother's level of education and prenatal depression  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A new study analyzing data from Canadian parents has found that babies sleep less at three months of age if their mothers do not... more
Sleep duration and satisfaction decreased up to six years for first-time parents  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The birth of a child has drastic short-term effects on new mothers' sleep, particularly during the first three months after birth. Researchers at the... more
New parents face 6 years of disrupted sleep  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
The birth of a child has drastic short-term effects on new mothers' sleep, particularly during the first three months after birth. Researchers have also found sleep duration and satisfaction is decreased up... more
Medical News Today: Sleep apnea: Daytime sleepiness might help predict cardiovascular risk  MNT · 3 weeks
A recent study finds that people with obstructive sleep apnea who experience the most daytime sleepiness have the highest risk of cardiovascular disease. more
Different sleep schedules among teens may have dissimilar effects on cognition and glucose levels  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Many adolescent students sleep less than the recommended duration of 8-10 hours a night. It is unclear; however, whether short... more
Medical News Today: What to know about panic attacks at night  MNT · 3 weeks
Panic attacks occur when a person experiences a sudden onset of fear and distress. Panic attacks can also happen at night and possibly wake a person... more
Split and continuous sleep in teens impact cognition and glucose levels differently  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Under conditions of insufficient sleep, effects on cognitive performance and morning glucose levels vary depending on how sleep is distributed. more
Medical News Today: Why sleep is good for your arteries  MNT · 4 weeks
A study of mice has uncovered an anti-inflammatory mechanism, involving a brain hormone through which good sleep can slow plaque buildup in arteries. more
Evening exercise will not ruin sleep and might even reduce appetite  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
With growing time demands, many middle-aged adults are finding time to engage in exercise increasingly difficult. For many, even the thought of fitting exercise in after... more
Evening exercise does not negatively affect sleep, may also reduce hunger  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Must cook dinner. Need to pick the kids up from school. Have to catch up on my favorite TV series. Live too far from the gym.... more
What alchemy and astrology can teach artificial intelligence researchers  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Artificial intelligence researchers and engineers have spent a lot of effort trying to build machines that look like humans and operate largely independently. Those tempting dreams have distracted many of... more
Bacteria can survive starvation in zombie mode  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Bacteria that are exposed to a hostile environment, for example with antibiotics or very few nutrients, can sometimes survive by 'going to sleep." Biologists from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) have discovered an unknown,... more
Most sleep does not serve a vital function: Evidence from Drosophila melanogaster  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
Sleep appears to be a universally conserved phenomenon among the animal kingdom, but whether this notable evolutionary conservation underlies a basic vital function is... more
Lack of sleep is not necessarily fatal for flies  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Male flies kept awake do not die earlier than those allowed to sleep, leading researchers to question whether sleep, in flies at least, is essential for staying alive. more
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