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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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Coronavirus deranges the immune system in complex and deadly ways

Coronavirus deranges the immune system in complex and deadly ways

Accidentally trashed, thawed or expired: reports of Covid vaccine spoilage

Accidentally trashed, thawed or expired: reports of Covid vaccine spoilage

Higher life satisfaction associated with positive health and well-being outcomes

Higher life satisfaction associated with positive health and well-being outcomes

Researchers conduct large meta-analysis of COVID-19’s neurological manifestations

Researchers conduct large meta-analysis of COVID-19’s neurological manifestations

Study demonstrates long-term neuropsychological consequences following SARS-CoV-2 infection

Study demonstrates long-term neuropsychological consequences following SARS-CoV-2 infection

Study: The pandemic has worsened the condition of 70% of people with chronic pain

Study: The pandemic has worsened the condition of 70% of people with chronic pain

Disruption of lung biological clock may explain flu risk in adults who survived premature birth

Disruption of lung biological clock may explain flu risk in adults who survived premature birth

Researchers focus on the role of human behavior to advance comfort knowledge

Researchers focus on the role of human behavior to advance comfort knowledge

Study: Repurposed arthritis drug did not improve outcomes of patients with severe COVID-19 pneumonia

Study: Repurposed arthritis drug did not improve outcomes of patients with severe COVID-19 pneumonia

Exposure to periods of low oxygen can result in underdeveloped jaw cartilage

Exposure to periods of low oxygen can result in underdeveloped jaw cartilage

Fitness picture books help youth with autism to exercise more frequently

Fitness picture books help youth with autism to exercise more frequently

Study: Battery storage can help protect medically vulnerable households

Study: Battery storage can help protect medically vulnerable households

Study shows reliability and robustness of injectable anti-obesity medication

Study shows reliability and robustness of injectable anti-obesity medication

A new combination therapy for treating rare, fatal Sanfilippo syndrome in children

A new combination therapy for treating rare, fatal Sanfilippo syndrome in children

TBE patients continue to be affected by long-term problems

TBE patients continue to be affected by long-term problems

University of Missouri engineers plan to advance the commercial market for wearable bioelectronics

University of Missouri engineers plan to advance the commercial market for wearable bioelectronics

Toddler sleep habits could help explain the association between household poverty and BMI

Toddler sleep habits could help explain the association between household poverty and BMI

Neurons activated by visual stimulus keep more active during subsequent sleep, study shows

Neurons activated by visual stimulus keep more active during subsequent sleep, study shows

Material hardship linked to poor mental and physical health in young adults

Material hardship linked to poor mental and physical health in young adults

Loneliness associated with increased risk of internet addiction among adolescents

Loneliness associated with increased risk of internet addiction among adolescents