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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At this recovery center, police cope with the mental health costs of the job

At this recovery center, police cope with the mental health costs of the job

What are the neuropsychiatric effects of SARS-CoV-2 infection?

What are the neuropsychiatric effects of SARS-CoV-2 infection?

Coffee drinking linked with longer lifespan and lower risk of cardiovascular disease

Coffee drinking linked with longer lifespan and lower risk of cardiovascular disease

Study shows the importance of night-time blood pressure assessment for diagnosing hypertension

Study shows the importance of night-time blood pressure assessment for diagnosing hypertension

The impact of sleep fragmentation on the clonal diversity of immune cells and the genetic aging of the hematopoietic system

The impact of sleep fragmentation on the clonal diversity of immune cells and the genetic aging of the hematopoietic system

A good night's sleep promotes immunity

A good night's sleep promotes immunity

Low-cost sensors embedded into t-shirts and face masks to monitor breathing, heart rate

Low-cost sensors embedded into t-shirts and face masks to monitor breathing, heart rate

Hemp-derived delta-8 skirts marijuana laws and raises health concerns

Hemp-derived delta-8 skirts marijuana laws and raises health concerns

World Sepsis Month: Increasing Sepsis Awareness, Patient Support, and Improving Survivor Outcomes

World Sepsis Month: Increasing Sepsis Awareness, Patient Support, and Improving Survivor Outcomes

Anti-fibrotics found to be safe, effective for interstitial lung disease in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Anti-fibrotics found to be safe, effective for interstitial lung disease in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Sleep timing may affect people's risk of developing dementia, study suggests

Sleep timing may affect people's risk of developing dementia, study suggests

Medical cannabis use reduces sleep disturbances caused by PTSD

Medical cannabis use reduces sleep disturbances caused by PTSD

Metabolic differences between early birds and night owls could help predict diabetes, heart disease risk

Metabolic differences between early birds and night owls could help predict diabetes, heart disease risk

People experiencing bad dreams in middle age more likely to be diagnosed with dementia in future

People experiencing bad dreams in middle age more likely to be diagnosed with dementia in future

Early risers may have lower risk of diabetes and heart disease than late risers

Early risers may have lower risk of diabetes and heart disease than late risers

New white paper outlines the issues surrounding delays in diagnosing interstitial lung diseases

New white paper outlines the issues surrounding delays in diagnosing interstitial lung diseases

Study supports the importance of healthy diet for better cognitive function across races, ethnicities

Study supports the importance of healthy diet for better cognitive function across races, ethnicities

Excessive smartphone use may lead to early puberty

Excessive smartphone use may lead to early puberty

Itchy eczema in children finally gets relief

Itchy eczema in children finally gets relief

Lifestyle interventions can help pediatricians meet the growing need for youth depression management

Lifestyle interventions can help pediatricians meet the growing need for youth depression management