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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'Night owl' teens more likely to develop asthma and allergies

'Night owl' teens more likely to develop asthma and allergies

Young children from dog-owning households have better social and emotional wellbeing

Young children from dog-owning households have better social and emotional wellbeing

Study: Teenagers who stay up late are more likely to suffer from asthma, allergies

Study: Teenagers who stay up late are more likely to suffer from asthma, allergies

Study: One-third of Parkinson's patients experienced increased symptoms during lockdown

Study: One-third of Parkinson's patients experienced increased symptoms during lockdown

Morning walks can improve the sleeping habits of bypass surgery patients

Morning walks can improve the sleeping habits of bypass surgery patients

Study links prenatal cannabis use with risk of sleep problems in children

Study links prenatal cannabis use with risk of sleep problems in children

New Android application helps identify signs of sleep apnea at home

New Android application helps identify signs of sleep apnea at home

Infant sleep problems can be linked to mental disorders in adolescence

Infant sleep problems can be linked to mental disorders in adolescence

Air pollution may lead to interstitial lung diseases

Air pollution may lead to interstitial lung diseases

A semi-empirical model to reproduce the brain states from wakefulness to deep sleep

A semi-empirical model to reproduce the brain states from wakefulness to deep sleep

Hospital executive charged in $1.4B rural hospital billing scheme

Hospital executive charged in $1.4B rural hospital billing scheme

Study shows how the brain's auditory system is affected by HIV

Study shows how the brain's auditory system is affected by HIV

Wearable technology for health-related applications

Wearable technology for health-related applications

Innovate UK backs SleepCogni’s pivot to virtual care and remote monitoring

Innovate UK backs SleepCogni’s pivot to virtual care and remote monitoring

Psychological factors matter more than physical performance for marine training

Psychological factors matter more than physical performance for marine training

Physical and mental health impacts of COVID-19 in northern Dutch provinces

Physical and mental health impacts of COVID-19 in northern Dutch provinces

Nurse-guided Internet-delivered CBT-I may help treat insomnia

Nurse-guided Internet-delivered CBT-I may help treat insomnia

Increase in sedentary behavior can contribute to cardiovascular health deterioration

Increase in sedentary behavior can contribute to cardiovascular health deterioration

Face masks can slow the spread of COVID-19

Face masks can slow the spread of COVID-19

Drinking surged during the pandemic. Do you know the signs of addiction?

Drinking surged during the pandemic. Do you know the signs of addiction?