Sleep

Sleep is a physiological behavior that is common in all animal species. It forms around one third of a human life. It is not known clearly the exact functions of sleep but it seems to be essential for survival as prolonged sleep deprivation leads to severe physical impairment followed by cognitive loss and eventually death.
What is Sleep?

Sleep is a physiological behavior that is common in all animal species. It forms around one third of a human life. It is not known clearly the exact functions of sleep but it seems to be essential for survival as prolonged sleep deprivation leads to severe physical impairment followed by cognitive loss and eventually death.

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Researchers discover unexpected role for the clock gene in prostate cancer progression

Researchers discover unexpected role for the clock gene in prostate cancer progression

iTHRIV announces recipients of  health research pilot projects

iTHRIV announces recipients of health research pilot projects

Specific brain neurons could provide a target for treating sleep-related disorders

Specific brain neurons could provide a target for treating sleep-related disorders

Researchers explore link between work addiction risk and health-related outcomes

Researchers explore link between work addiction risk and health-related outcomes

COVID-19 survivors can show persistent symptoms six months after recovery, study finds

COVID-19 survivors can show persistent symptoms six months after recovery, study finds

Medical institutions should support health care workers with COVID-19 infection, say experts

Medical institutions should support health care workers with COVID-19 infection, say experts

Mothers with multiple children report worse sleep patterns

Mothers with multiple children report worse sleep patterns

Metabolites may be predictive indicators of patients at risk for recurrent major depression

Metabolites may be predictive indicators of patients at risk for recurrent major depression

Boosting a natural cellular process could lower ventilator-related lung damage

Boosting a natural cellular process could lower ventilator-related lung damage

Mindfulness training program could be used to prevent police suicide

Mindfulness training program could be used to prevent police suicide

Multiple withdrawal symptoms experienced by people using medical marijuana for chronic pain

Multiple withdrawal symptoms experienced by people using medical marijuana for chronic pain

Study reveals six-month consequences of COVID-19 in patients discharged from hospital

Study reveals six-month consequences of COVID-19 in patients discharged from hospital

Study: Initial COVID-19 severity is not linked to later poor respiratory problems

Study: Initial COVID-19 severity is not linked to later poor respiratory problems

Chemicals in e-cigarettes disrupt the gut barrier and trigger inflammation

Chemicals in e-cigarettes disrupt the gut barrier and trigger inflammation

Sleep is more than rest for improving performance of the brain

Sleep is more than rest for improving performance of the brain

Resistance training provides similar relative benefits to older men and women

Resistance training provides similar relative benefits to older men and women

Drinking two cups of oolong tea a day can stimulate fat breakdown during sleep

Drinking two cups of oolong tea a day can stimulate fat breakdown during sleep

One-third of COVID-19 survivors manifest neurological problems

One-third of COVID-19 survivors manifest neurological problems

UC-MSC infusions reduce risk of death, quicken recovery time in severe COVID-19 cases

UC-MSC infusions reduce risk of death, quicken recovery time in severe COVID-19 cases

Inflammation marker linked to increased fatigue in prostate cancer patients treated with ADT

Inflammation marker linked to increased fatigue in prostate cancer patients treated with ADT