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Warning to Davos: world 'sleep-walking' into climate disaster  PHYS.ORG · 6 hours
The risks of catastrophic weather and flooding from climate change top the list of concerns for business leaders heading into next week's World Economic Forum meeting in Davos. more
Cobra Biologics announces appointment of Dr Darrell Sleep as Director of Innovation  NEWS MEDICAL · 9 hours
Cobra Biologics, an international CDMO for biologics and pharmaceuticals, today announced the appointment of Dr Darrell Sleep as Director of Innovation. more
Northridge earthquake shattered Los Angeles 25 years ago  PHYS.ORG · 13 hours
Twenty-five years ago this week, a violent, pre-dawn earthquake shook Los Angeles from its sleep, and sunrise revealed widespread devastation, with dozens killed and $25 billion in damage. more
Medical News Today: A good night's sleep could lower cardiovascular risk  MNT · 1 day
In a new study, researchers aim to determine the impact of sleep duration and sleep quality on a person's risk of developing cardiovascular problems. more
Sleeping less than six hours a night may increase cardiovascular risk  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
People who sleep less than six hours a night may be at increased risk of cardiovascular disease compared with those who sleep between seven and eight... more
Medical News Today: Safer sleeping pills keep brain alert to danger  MNT · 2 days
Most currently available sleeping pills are so strong that the people who take them could sleep through the sound of a very loud fire alarm. more
Safer sleeping pills keep brain alert to danger  MNT · 2 days
Most currently available sleeping pills are so strong that the people who take them could sleep through the sound of a very loud fire alarm. more
Medical News Today: A lack of deep sleep could indicate Alzheimer's development  MNT · 2 days
Sleep is vital to many aspects of well-being. A new study finds that older adults who are not getting enough quality sleep may be... more
A lack of deep sleep could indicate Alzheimer's development  MNT · 2 days
Sleep is vital to many aspects of well-being. A new study finds that older adults who are not getting enough quality sleep may be developing Alzheimer's. more
Millions on prescription sleeping pills would sleep through a fire alarm  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Widely prescribed 'benzodiazepine' sleeping pills suppress the sleeping brain's ability to wake us when it senses a threat. But an alternative class of hypnotics currently under... more
Sleep Research Society selects four outstanding scientists as recipients of 2019 SRS awards  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
The Sleep Research Society has selected four outstanding sleep and circadian scientists as recipients of the 2019 Sleep Research Society awards, which... more
Mice sleeping fitfully provide clues to insomnia  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
Researchers working with mice with sleep problems similar to those experienced by people with the genetic disease neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) -- believe the animals will help shed light on insomnia linked to NF1... more
Decreased deep sleep linked to early signs of Alzheimer's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
Researchers have uncovered part of the explanation for why poor sleep is linked to Alzheimer's disease. They found that older people who have less slow-wave sleep -- the deep... more
Mice sleeping fitfully help unravel mystery of insomnia  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
Mice that sleep fitfully could help researchers unravel the mystery of insomnia. Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis studied mice genetically modified to mimic the genetic disease neurofibromatosis... more
Insomnia has many faces  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Researchers have revealed that there are five types of insomnia. Type 1 scores high on many distressing traits such as neuroticism and feeling down or tense. Types 2 and 3 experienced less distress and were distinguished by their high versus... more
SIESTA project reduces sleep interruptions in hospitalized patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Selective tinkering with the medical center's electronic health records (EHR) system, plus a 20-minute presentation to doctors and nurses on the consequences of in-hospital sleep deprivation, was able to change the behavior... more
From dreams to fire: How Aboriginal Australians shaped biodiversity  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
For many wild species, Aboriginal Australians shaped their diversity and distribution and even helped them thrive. more
Social media is more detrimental to girls’ mental health than for boys’  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Yet another study has revealed that more time spent on social media translates into higher rates of depression especially among young girls. The new... more
Melanoma cells put to sleep by T cells improving outcomes, find researchers  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Australian researchers have found that special immune cells of the body not only protect us from the invading bacteria, viruses and microbes but also... more
Study finds risk factors linked to REM sleep behavior disorder  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Taking antidepressants for depression, having post-traumatic stress disorder or anxiety diagnosed by a doctor are risk factors for a disruptive and sometimes violent sleep disorder called rapid eye... more
Later School Start Times Increase Sleep, Attendance and Grades: Study  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 weeks
In 2017, the Seattle School District decided to delay the start time for secondary schools from... more
If You Feel Thankful, Write It Down. It's Good For Your Health  NPR · 3 weeks
A growing body of research shows keeping a log of what you are thankful for can lower stress, help you sleep better, and may... more
Medical News Today: How can I balance my hormones?  MNT · 4 weeks
There are many ways to help balance hormones, including managing stress and maintaining healthful sleep, exercise, and dietary habits. Learn more about natural ways to balance hormones here. more
Medical News Today: What are the health benefits of 5-HTP?  MNT · 4 weeks
L-5 hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP) is a naturally occurring compound in the body. It is related to the production of serotonin, so some people think that it may aid weight... more
Medical News Today: Kava kava: Benefits and safety concerns  MNT · 4 weeks
Kava kava is an herbal remedy that people use to relieve anxiety and promote sleep. However, there are concerns about its safety, as research suggests that it can cause serious... more
Just one night of sleep deprivation increases the urge to eat  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 month
A new study has shown that just one night of sleep deprivation can increase the desirability of food. more
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