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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Study shows high burden of arthritis symptoms in patients people with psoriasis

Study shows high burden of arthritis symptoms in patients people with psoriasis

Tirzepatide emerges as first drug therapy for obstructive sleep apnea

Tirzepatide emerges as first drug therapy for obstructive sleep apnea

Pennington Biomedical researchers partner on award-winning long COVID study

Pennington Biomedical researchers partner on award-winning long COVID study

Anakinra shows promise in reducing symptoms in patients with Sanfilippo syndrome

Anakinra shows promise in reducing symptoms in patients with Sanfilippo syndrome

Bariatric surgery lowers heart risks and death rates in obese patients with sleep apnea

Bariatric surgery lowers heart risks and death rates in obese patients with sleep apnea

WHO commends Chad for eradicating sleeping sickness

WHO commends Chad for eradicating sleeping sickness

Proteins in blood may help to predict Parkinson’s disease up to seven years before the onset of motor symptoms

Proteins in blood may help to predict Parkinson’s disease up to seven years before the onset of motor symptoms

Innovative collar device for detecting sleep apnea in dogs at home

Innovative collar device for detecting sleep apnea in dogs at home

1 in 4 parents say their young child can’t go to sleep because of being worried or anxious, report reveals

1 in 4 parents say their young child can’t go to sleep because of being worried or anxious, report reveals

Sound stimulation targets alpha rhythms to improve sleep in dementia patients

Sound stimulation targets alpha rhythms to improve sleep in dementia patients

Older women are different than older men. Their health is woefully understudied.

Older women are different than older men. Their health is woefully understudied.

National poll highlights bedtime battles and sleep struggles among young children

National poll highlights bedtime battles and sleep struggles among young children

Newly designed genetic therapy could alleviate debilitating giant moles in rare skin condition

Newly designed genetic therapy could alleviate debilitating giant moles in rare skin condition

Short-term alcohol abstinence worsens gut health in alcohol use disorder patients

Short-term alcohol abstinence worsens gut health in alcohol use disorder patients

Google unveils PHIA: AI-powered insights from your wearable health data

Google unveils PHIA: AI-powered insights from your wearable health data

AHA selects five innovators for the Heart and Brain Health Accelerator program                                                     The Amer...

AHA selects five innovators for the Heart and Brain Health Accelerator program  The Amer...

Study links balanced neural activity to enhanced cognitive abilities in youth

Study links balanced neural activity to enhanced cognitive abilities in youth

Approximately 1 in 6 patients experience antidepressant withdrawal symptoms, systematic review finds

Approximately 1 in 6 patients experience antidepressant withdrawal symptoms, systematic review finds

Replacing TV time with light activity or sleep boosts healthy aging odds

Replacing TV time with light activity or sleep boosts healthy aging odds

Prolonged depression in young adults linked to cognitive decline in middle age

Prolonged depression in young adults linked to cognitive decline in middle age

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