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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Five-year study aims to improve health of patients with cystic fibrosis across their growing lifespan

Five-year study aims to improve health of patients with cystic fibrosis across their growing lifespan

Shift working hours out of sync with body clock linked to greater cardiovascular risk

Shift working hours out of sync with body clock linked to greater cardiovascular risk

CRISIS survey offers better insights into the psychological and physical impact of COVID-19

CRISIS survey offers better insights into the psychological and physical impact of COVID-19

Population-based study shows the persistence of neutralizing antibodies against coronavirus

Population-based study shows the persistence of neutralizing antibodies against coronavirus

Clinical trial of monoclonal antibody for treating respiratory disease in COVID-19 patients begins

Clinical trial of monoclonal antibody for treating respiratory disease in COVID-19 patients begins

COVID-somnia: Americans report increase in sleep problems during the pandemic

COVID-somnia: Americans report increase in sleep problems during the pandemic

Study shows a clear link between snoring and behavioral problems in children

Study shows a clear link between snoring and behavioral problems in children

Children who snore regularly may have significant brain changes

Children who snore regularly may have significant brain changes

People who experience big dips in blood sugar levels consume more calories

People who experience big dips in blood sugar levels consume more calories

Sleep apnea treatment linked to lower risk of Alzheimer's and other dementias

Sleep apnea treatment linked to lower risk of Alzheimer's and other dementias

How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected sleep patterns for many US citizens?

How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected sleep patterns for many US citizens?

New digital platform to aid young Aussies living with incurable movement disorder

New digital platform to aid young Aussies living with incurable movement disorder

Researchers uncover the mysteries of sleep disorders in multiple system atrophy

Researchers uncover the mysteries of sleep disorders in multiple system atrophy

Study reveals link between changes of neuronal activities and dyskinesia

Study reveals link between changes of neuronal activities and dyskinesia

Nearly a quarter of pediatric patients need stronger pain treatment after surgery

Nearly a quarter of pediatric patients need stronger pain treatment after surgery

Study offers a promising blood test for depression, bipolar disorder

Study offers a promising blood test for depression, bipolar disorder

Study links chronic sinus inflammation with alterations in brain activity

Study links chronic sinus inflammation with alterations in brain activity

‘Go ahead and vote me out’: What other places can learn from Santa Rosa’s tent city

‘Go ahead and vote me out’: What other places can learn from Santa Rosa’s tent city

Unhealthy eating can have immediate effects on workplace performance

Unhealthy eating can have immediate effects on workplace performance

Doctor survived Cambodia’s killing fields, but not Covid

Doctor survived Cambodia’s killing fields, but not Covid