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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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

Scientists investigate how cell membrane and COVID-19 virus impact each other

Scientists investigate how cell membrane and COVID-19 virus impact each other

Systematic review of epicardial adipose tissue in patients with obstructive sleep apnea

Systematic review of epicardial adipose tissue in patients with obstructive sleep apnea

NSR launches online treatment study for people experiencing poor sleep during COVID-19 pandemic

NSR launches online treatment study for people experiencing poor sleep during COVID-19 pandemic

Study uncovers an unexpected social life of giant poisonous rats

Study uncovers an unexpected social life of giant poisonous rats

Teenagers facing COVID-19 and EVALI show similar symptoms

Teenagers facing COVID-19 and EVALI show similar symptoms

Sleep Revolution project receives 15-million Euro grant to revolutionize treatment for OSA

Sleep Revolution project receives 15-million Euro grant to revolutionize treatment for OSA

Global Mental Health Databank launches study to understand the mental health of young people

Global Mental Health Databank launches study to understand the mental health of young people

Parental restrictions have little effect on technology use later in life

Parental restrictions have little effect on technology use later in life

Experts highlight latest advancements in neurogenic classification and pain management

Experts highlight latest advancements in neurogenic classification and pain management

Anger after North Dakota Governor asks COVID-positive health staff to stay on job

Anger after North Dakota Governor asks COVID-positive health staff to stay on job

Study investigates possible link between sleep apnea and autoimmune diseases

Study investigates possible link between sleep apnea and autoimmune diseases

Alcohol consumption before bedtime can impact quality of sleep

Alcohol consumption before bedtime can impact quality of sleep

Modifiable risk factors in the first 1000 days of life predict higher adiposity and cardiometabolic risk

Modifiable risk factors in the first 1000 days of life predict higher adiposity and cardiometabolic risk

Long-term care workers, grieving and under siege, brace for COVID’s next round

Long-term care workers, grieving and under siege, brace for COVID’s next round

Homeless shelters grapple with COVID safety as cold creeps in

Homeless shelters grapple with COVID safety as cold creeps in

Study investigates sleep-wake cycles of infants

Study investigates sleep-wake cycles of infants

Hearing test could help identify newborns with autism

Hearing test could help identify newborns with autism