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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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Circadian gene mutation increases drug-taking behaviors in mice

Circadian gene mutation increases drug-taking behaviors in mice

Combination of exercise and mindfulness training can help alleviate fatigue in cancer survivors

Combination of exercise and mindfulness training can help alleviate fatigue in cancer survivors

Physical activity could mitigate some of the menopause symptoms

Physical activity could mitigate some of the menopause symptoms

Infants show high night-to-night variability in sleeping patterns

Infants show high night-to-night variability in sleeping patterns

Microfiber- and nanofiber-based wearable monitors could keep track of patient’s vital signs

Microfiber- and nanofiber-based wearable monitors could keep track of patient’s vital signs

Fibromyalgia during COVID-19, anxiety and pain

Fibromyalgia during COVID-19, anxiety and pain

Researchers reveal link between gut bacteria and vitamin D levels

Researchers reveal link between gut bacteria and vitamin D levels

Early intervention is key to prevent heart disease in women during menopause transition

Early intervention is key to prevent heart disease in women during menopause transition

Study pinpoints specific areas of the brain where serotonin promotes patience

Study pinpoints specific areas of the brain where serotonin promotes patience

Researchers identify a neural pathway that links circadian clock, stress, and wakefulness

Researchers identify a neural pathway that links circadian clock, stress, and wakefulness

Normal sleep depends on bacteria in the gut

Normal sleep depends on bacteria in the gut

Serotonin is vital to the regulation of patience

Serotonin is vital to the regulation of patience

Early use of existing treatment helps save hospitalized COVID-19 patients

Early use of existing treatment helps save hospitalized COVID-19 patients

Putting up holiday décor early could provide psychological benefit

Putting up holiday décor early could provide psychological benefit

Getting adequate sleep may help teens with migraines

Getting adequate sleep may help teens with migraines

The American Lung Association say to wear masks to stop the spread of COVID-19; Here’s why

The American Lung Association say to wear masks to stop the spread of COVID-19; Here’s why

Bariatric surgery linked to lower risk of hospital and intensive care unit admission

Bariatric surgery linked to lower risk of hospital and intensive care unit admission

Cerebrospinal fluid may play underappreciated role in both good health and response to injury

Cerebrospinal fluid may play underappreciated role in both good health and response to injury

Z-drugs can increase risk of falls, fractures, and stroke in dementia patients

Z-drugs can increase risk of falls, fractures, and stroke in dementia patients

Special activity trackers could be used to detect early sign of heart problems

Special activity trackers could be used to detect early sign of heart problems