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 finds a declining trend in use of medications for sleep disturbance among Americans

Study finds a declining trend in use of medications for sleep disturbance among Americans

On the Wisconsin-Illinois border: Clinics in neighboring states team up on abortion care

On the Wisconsin-Illinois border: Clinics in neighboring states team up on abortion care

‘Still a lot of pain’: Four years after mass shooting, Texas community grapples with fallout

‘Still a lot of pain’: Four years after mass shooting, Texas community grapples with fallout

The symptoms and quality of life among individuals with post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2

The symptoms and quality of life among individuals with post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2

Is the level of circulating SARS-CoV-2 RNA or spike protein associated with acute disease severity?

Is the level of circulating SARS-CoV-2 RNA or spike protein associated with acute disease severity?

New evidence explains why thinking hard makes one feel worn out

New evidence explains why thinking hard makes one feel worn out

Doctors discover genetic and viral causes of adenoid hypertrophy in kids

Doctors discover genetic and viral causes of adenoid hypertrophy in kids

They call it ‘tranq’ — and it’s making street drugs even more dangerous

They call it ‘tranq’ — and it’s making street drugs even more dangerous

Study defines how the circadian clock influences cell growth, metabolism and tumor progression

Study defines how the circadian clock influences cell growth, metabolism and tumor progression

Study findings reveal bacterial signature in the saliva of soldiers experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder

Study findings reveal bacterial signature in the saliva of soldiers experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder

Appropriate and acceptable health checks can help improve outcomes in people experiencing homelessness

Appropriate and acceptable health checks can help improve outcomes in people experiencing homelessness

How common is chronic fatigue syndrome among patients with long COVID-19?

How common is chronic fatigue syndrome among patients with long COVID-19?

Research projects the future mortality burden due to hot nights

Research projects the future mortality burden due to hot nights

Overnight EEG studies may help inform care for girls with Rett syndrome

Overnight EEG studies may help inform care for girls with Rett syndrome

Fatigue and headache among the most common symptoms following COVID-19 infections

Fatigue and headache among the most common symptoms following COVID-19 infections

How do female sex hormones affect sleep, and memory?

How do female sex hormones affect sleep, and memory?

UC San Diego and Rady Children’s Hospital join new study to better understand long-term impact of COVID-19

UC San Diego and Rady Children’s Hospital join new study to better understand long-term impact of COVID-19

Hyaluranic acid wakes up stem cells to start muscle repair

Hyaluranic acid wakes up stem cells to start muscle repair