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Why parents should think twice about tracking apps for their kids  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
The use of self-tracking and personal surveillance technologies has grown considerably over the last decade. There are now apps to monitor people's movement, health, mindfulness, sleep,... more
Memories are strengthened via brainwaves produced during sleep, new study shows  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
New research brings us closer to understanding how learned information turns into reliable memories during sleep. more
Medical News Today: Melatonin for sleep: What to know  MNT · 4 days
Melatonin is a hormone that the body produces when it gets dark to signal that it is time to go to sleep. Melatonin supplements can help people with sleep problems... more
Patients with sleep apnea have higher risk of postoperative cardiovascular complications  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
According to a new study published today in The Journal of the American Medical Association, patients who have severe obstructive sleep apnea have a significantly higher... more
TV use by young children affects quality and duration of sleep  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Preschoolers who watch TV sleep significantly less than those who don't, according to new research by University of Massachusetts Amherst neuroscientist Rebecca Spencer and developmental science... more
Preschoolers who watch TV sleep less  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Preschoolers who watch TV sleep significantly less than those who don't, according to new research. more
Medical News Today: How sleep and mood impact working memory  MNT · 5 days
Researchers assess which aspects of working memory are affected by age, sleep quality, and mood and whether these factors work in unison or independently. more
How sleep and mood impact working memory  MNT · 5 days
Researchers assess which aspects of working memory are affected by age, sleep quality, and mood and whether these factors work in unison or independently. more
Medical News Today: How to burn fat if you cannot workout  MNT · 6 days
People who are unable to exercise frequently can use other methods to burn fat, such as eating more protein, trying intermittent fasting, reducing stress, and maintaining... more
Good sleep quality and good mood lead to good working memory with age  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
A team of psychologists has found strong associations between working memory -- a fundamental building block of a functioning mind -- and... more
Psychologists find link between working memory and sleep, age, depressed mood  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
A team of psychologists has found strong associations between working memory -- a fundamental building block of a functioning mind -- and three health-related factors: sleep,... more
Sleep Paralysis: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 week
Sleep paralysis can be a confusing, frightening and occasionally pleasant experience — and it's more common than you might think! more
Cyberbullying associated with poor sleep and depression in teens  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Teens who experience cyberbullying are more likely to suffer from poor sleep, which in turn raises levels of depression, found a University at Buffalo study. more
For teens, online bullying worsens sleep and depression  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Teens who experience cyberbullying are more likely to suffer from poor sleep, which in turn raises levels of depression, found a new study. more
Could sleep molecules lead to a blood test for Alzheimer's disease?  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A new study has found that a particular class of molecules may help with diagnosing Alzheimer's Disease. more
Physical and mental health of seniors linked to optimism, wisdom and loneliness  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
In a new study of older adults living in a senior continuing care facility, researchers parse how distinctive factors, such as wisdom, loneliness, income... more
Amino acid in fruit fly intestines found to regulate sleep  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in China has found that an amino acid made in fruit fly intestines plays a key role in regulating their... more
Fatty molecules which induce sleep may help with diagnosing Alzheimer's  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A new study published today in the journal Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association, has found that a particular class of molecules may help with... more
'Fingerprint' associated with a person's sleep habits may serve as warning sign for heart disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Chronic short sleep is associated with increased risk of clogged arteries, heart disease, and thus increased morbidity and... more
Snoring causes injuries and prevention of healing in the upper airways  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
The recurrent vibrations caused by snoring can lead to injuries in the upper airways of people who snore heavily. This in turn, can cause swallowing dysfunction... more
Snoring causes damage and prevents healing in the upper airway tract  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The recurrent vibrations caused by snoring can lead to injuries in the upper airways of people who snore heavily. This in turn, can cause swallowing dysfunction... more
Ambien, Other Sleep Aids Get FDA's 'Black Box' Label, Its Strongest Warning  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
The change follows FDA evaluation of reports describing injuries that are "rare but serious" for users of these medications. more
Sleep and exercise affect new moms differently than new dads  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
In a study looking at the daily lives of new parents, researchers found that getting more physical activity and sleep was linked with more personal well-being. However, fathers... more
Dreams of ubiquitous social robots still aren't coming true  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Hopes that the tech industry was on the cusp of rolling personal robots into homes are dimming now that several once-promising consumer robotics companies have shut down. more
Sleep and exercise affect new mothers differently than new fathers  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Sleep and exercise are vital to the wellbeing of new parents, but these essentials affect new moms differently than new dads, according to researchers. more
Same brain cells active during sleep and exploration in mice  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers have mapped the activity of individual neurons deep in the brain during sleep and exploration of novel objects in male and female mice. The study suggests these... more
Gene variant linked to sleep problems in autism  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers have found that sleep problems in patients with autism spectrum disorder may be linked to a mutation in the gene SHANK3 that in turn regulates the genes of the body's 24-hour... more
Stressed at work and trouble sleeping? It's more serious than you think  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Work stress and impaired sleep are linked to a threefold higher risk of cardiovascular death in employees with hypertension. more
Scientists Want to Probe Atmospheres of Uranus and Neptune  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
It's been decades since a spacecraft visited either Uranus or Neptune — which means scientists are busy dreaming up instruments that could be flown out on the next probe to... more
Work stress and poor sleep associated with heart disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A new study has reiterated the belief that work related stress and impaired sleep could be directly associated with raised blood pressure and risk of death due to heart disease. more
New quality improvement tool shows signs of improved care of opioid-exposed newborns  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A new quality improvement tool called Eat, Sleep and Console shows consistent signs of improved care of opioid-exposed newborns in neonatal intensive care units. more
Scientists develop maps of two melatonin receptors vital for sleep, other biological processes  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
An international team of researchers used an X-ray laser at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory to create the first... more
Songbird-body changes that allow migration may have human health implications  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Songbirds that pack on as much as 50 percent of their body weight before migrating and that sleep very little, exhibit altered immune system and tissue-repair function during... more
Songbird-body changes that allow migration may have human health implications  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Songbirds that pack on as much as 50 percent of their body weight before migrating and that sleep very little, exhibit altered immune system and tissue-repair function during... more
A combination of sensory stimuli can help soothe crying babies, study reveals  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
What is the most effective way for parents to soothe their crying babies? A combination of sensory stimuli - by way of swaddling, sound... more
First maps of two melatonin receptors essential for sleep  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
An international team of researchers used an X-ray laser to create the first detailed maps of two melatonin receptors that tell our bodies when to go to sleep or wake... more
Minor sleep loss can put your job at risk, study finds  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Just 16 minutes shaved off your regular sleep routine can dramatically impact job performance the next day. A new study shows that slight dip of sleep... more
Rehearsal initiates systems memory consolidation, sleep makes it last  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
After encoding, memories undergo a transitional process termed systems memory consolidation. It allows fast acquisition of new information by the hippocampus, as well as stable storage in neocortical long-term networks,... more
Medical News Today: Study reveals how general anesthetics affect the brain  MNT · 4 weeks
For the first time, scientists have shown that general anesthetics activate the same small group of cells in the brain as that which induces sleep. more
Study reveals how general anesthetics affect the brain  MNT · 4 weeks
For the first time, scientists have shown that general anesthetics activate the same small group of cells in the brain as that which induces sleep. more
Researchers create the first maps of two melatonin receptors essential for sleep  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
An international team of researchers used an X-ray laser at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory to create the first detailed maps... more
Women underreport prevalence and intensity of their own snoring  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
A new study of adults who were referred for evaluation of a suspected sleep disorder suggests that women tend to underreport snoring and underestimate its loudness. more
Study: Women tend to underreport snoring and underestimate its loudness  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A new study of adults who were referred for evaluation of a suspected sleep disorder suggests that women tend to underreport snoring and underestimate its loudness. more
Sleep loss greatly interferes with job performance  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Losing just 16 minutes of sleep could be the difference between a clear-headed day at the office or one filled with distractions. more
Judge orders more sleep for San Francisco area jail inmates  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
A federal judge has ordered more sleep and fewer nighttime interruptions for female inmates at a San Francisco Bay area jail after inmates sued, saying lack of sleep... more
Soft bedding responsible for majority of sleep-related infant deaths, study reveals  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Almost 70% of babies who died from sleep-related suffocation between 2011 and 2014 did so because of soft bedding, a new study reveals. more
Permanent daylight saving time undermines the benefits of delaying school start times  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A switch to permanent daylight saving time will undo any positive effects on sleep of delaying school start times, according to researchers from the... more
Debate on daylight saving time and school start time  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
A switch to permanent daylight saving time will undo any positive effects on sleep of delaying school start times, according to researchers. more
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