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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Prevalence and evolution of PTSD symptoms in cancer patients during COVID-19 pandemic

Prevalence and evolution of PTSD symptoms in cancer patients during COVID-19 pandemic

State laws aim to regulate ‘troubled teen industry,’ but loopholes remain

State laws aim to regulate ‘troubled teen industry,’ but loopholes remain

New study to help understand the effect of cancer medicine

New study to help understand the effect of cancer medicine

NIH-funded study will use machine learning to predict individual responses to diet

NIH-funded study will use machine learning to predict individual responses to diet

Experts highlight the neurological effects of SARS-CoV-2 and the need for rigorous research

Experts highlight the neurological effects of SARS-CoV-2 and the need for rigorous research

CDC releases new state maps of adult physical inactivity prevalence in America

CDC releases new state maps of adult physical inactivity prevalence in America

New compact and affordable device for recording brain activity

New compact and affordable device for recording brain activity

Females more prone to long-term post-COVID-19 symptoms

Females more prone to long-term post-COVID-19 symptoms

Study shows inequalities in addressing post-acute neurological manifestations of COVID-19

Study shows inequalities in addressing post-acute neurological manifestations of COVID-19

Schoolchildren in Hong Kong surveyed on the prevalence and impact of allergic diseases

Schoolchildren in Hong Kong surveyed on the prevalence and impact of allergic diseases

Sleep and biological rhythm variables linked to severity of depression, anxiety during pregnancy

Sleep and biological rhythm variables linked to severity of depression, anxiety during pregnancy

Research reveals the impact of COVID-19 on youth with ADHD

Research reveals the impact of COVID-19 on youth with ADHD

Social media use linked with worse physical health indicators among college students

Social media use linked with worse physical health indicators among college students

Impact of medical education on the mental health of students

Impact of medical education on the mental health of students

Can meal times affect your risk of glucose intolerance?

Can meal times affect your risk of glucose intolerance?

The brain selectively responds to unfamiliar voices during sleep

The brain selectively responds to unfamiliar voices during sleep

Researchers investigate the role of a key component of the circadian clock in heart disease

Researchers investigate the role of a key component of the circadian clock in heart disease

Research provides a comprehensive map of exercise-induced signaling molecules present in the tissues

Research provides a comprehensive map of exercise-induced signaling molecules present in the tissues

Prevalence of persistent  Long COVID symptoms after SARS-CoV-2 infection

Prevalence of persistent Long COVID symptoms after SARS-CoV-2 infection

Uninterrupted deep sleep can help improve face-name memories

Uninterrupted deep sleep can help improve face-name memories