Lack of sleep affects fat metabolism  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
A restricted-sleep schedule built to resemble an American work week made study participants feel less full after a fatty meal and altered their lipid metabolism. One night of recovery sleep helped, but didn't completely erase the... more
Importance of when adolescents sleep to obesity and cardiometabolic health  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
New study finds adolescent sleep timing preferences and patterns should be considered risk factors for obesity and cardiometabolic health. more
Sleep deprivation affects fat metabolism  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
We're all a little short on sleep during the work week. A new study adds to the mounting evidence about just how harmful lack of sleep can be. more
Brain activity intensity appears to increase our need for sleep  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
The intensity of brain activity during the day, notwithstanding how long we've been awake, appears to increase our need for sleep, according to a new UCL study in... more
The sleep neuron in threadworms is also a stop neuron  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Wagner Steuer Costa in the team of Alexander Gottschalk, Professor for Molecular Cell Biology and Neurobiochemistry, discovered the sleep neuron RIS a few years ago by coincidence—simultaneously with... more
Brain activity intensity drives need for sleep  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
The intensity of brain activity during the day, notwithstanding how long we've been awake, appears to increase our need for sleep, according to a new study in zebrafish. more
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In patients with high blood pressure resistant to treatment who also have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), the more severe their OSA, the... more
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Scientists expect that in the future, electronically active garments containing unobtrusive, portable devices for monitoring heart rate and respiratory rhythm during sleep, for example, will prove clinically useful in health care. Now researchers have... more
UMass Lowell expert aims to improve sleep of night-shift workers  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
A UMass Lowell expert on sleep is examining strategies to help night-shift workers get more restful shuteye, critical to preventing ill health effects. more
Afternoon sleeps lower heart attack risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
A new study has shown that people who nap during the day have a lower risk of getting heart attacks. According to the researchers, chronic lack of sleep can raise the risk of getting atherosclerosis or... more
Study Reveals Link between Childhood Behavioral Problems and Insomnia Later in Life  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
A new study has demonstrated an association of early-life behavioral problems, particularly early- and middle-childhood externalizing problems (restlessness, disobedience, fighting, bullying, property damage, theft... more
Tips to re-evaluate sleeping habits and establish healthy routines  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
With school back in session, children are resetting their routines. One that should not be overlooked? A consistent bedtime that leads to enough healthy sleep for children to thrive. more
Behavioral problems during childhood can lead to adult insomnia  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Parents should help their children with better sleep patterns, along with any problem behavioral issues, because this can lead to severe insomnia in middle age, a groundbreaking new study shows. more
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The brain stores memories through a neuronal ensemble, termed engram cells. A unique system was established to transfer neuronal population activity into light with... more
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UA receives $1.4 million grant for a peer-support program to help sleep apnea patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson Professor Sairam Parthasarathy, MD, has been awarded nearly $1.4 million for a... more
Breast cancer cells can go into sleep mode and relapse in the future  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
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Sleeping too much -- or too little -- boosts heart attack risk  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
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Discovery of second gene responsible natural short-sleep  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Sleep is a crucial part of human health. Piling up a chronic sleep debt by consistently sleeping less than is needed for a fully rested feeling causes a number of illnesses, including heart disease,... more
UC San Francisco scientists identify second 'short sleep' gene after 10-year search  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
After a decade of searching, the UC San Francisco scientists who identified the only human gene known to promote "natural short sleep" -- lifelong,... more
Gene linked to needing less sleep identified  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
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Caregivers of people with dementia experience accumulation of sleep loss  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Caregivers of people with dementia lose between 2.5 to 3.5 hours of sleep weekly due to difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep — a negative for themselves and... more
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A new study of 20,000 adults with sleep apnea suggests that the risk of cancer could be 2–3 times higher among females with a... more
Selfie versus posie  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
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When driving across country, people can only make it so far before stopping off to rest. Likewise, most migratory songbirds must make stops during their long-distance... more
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