Prince Harry Spills The Beans On Sleep Deprivation & Bliss Of Becoming A Father

The wait is finally over, and the newest royal has marked his arrival in the world! Prince Harry has officially been titled as a dad now. It’s been just a couple of days since the little one came out of his mother’s belly, but like any other new-born, he has already started giving sleepless nights to the first-time parents. Though, […]

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Drug Agency Calls for Strong Warning Labels on Popular Sleep Aids

Federal health regulators announced on Tuesday that they would require manufacturers of sleeping pills such as Ambien and related drugs to post strongly worded warnings in boxes on labels and patient guides. The Food and Drug Administration, in what it called a safety announcement, noted that the drugs’ side effects included risky behaviors, such as sleepwalking and sleep driving, that […]

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Same brain cells active during sleep and exploration in mice

Researchers have mapped the activity of individual neurons deep in the brain during sleep and exploration of novel objects in male and female mice. The study, published in JNeurosci, suggests these cells may facilitate memory formation. Melanin-concentrating hormone (MCH) neurons are active during rapid-eye movement (REM) sleep, when dreaming—and perhaps memory consolidation—occurs. Carlos Blanco, Priyattam Shiromani, and colleagues at the […]

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Research: Almost everyone sleeps poorly during the week – this little Trick improves sleep

47 percent of Germans suffer from poor sleep quality Almost half of the German population suffers from Mondays to Fridays under a poor quality of sleep. At the weekend, only 27 percent of the complaints, however, even on vacation, only 23 per cent of the population over sleep problems. This is evident from a recent survey with over 5,000 Participants. […]

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Remedy for sleep disorders often superfluous or even risky

Consumer advocates: effect of the products against insomnia doubtful Million people in Germany suffer from sleep disorders. Too little sleep not only ensures that those Affected are during the day, mostly tired, but also is a risk to health. The use of over-the-counter remedies to promote better sleep, is not usually recommended nevertheless. Some of these drugs can even be […]

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Up to 15 percent of children have sleep apnea, yet 90 percent go undiagnosed

Children are grossly underdiagnosed for sleep disordered breathing (SDB), which includes obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), and the symptoms may be wrongly attributed to behavior issues, according to research in the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. Sleep apnea and related conditions can cause lasting damage to brain development during crucial years. As a result, children with undiagnosed SDB have been […]

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Researchers discover how sleep can fight infection

Researchers in Germany have discovered why sleep can sometimes be the best medicine. Sleep improves the potential ability of some of the body’s immune cells to attach to their targets, according to a new study that will be published February 12 in the Journal of Experimental Medicine. The study, led by Stoyan Dimitrov and Luciana Besedovsky at the University of […]

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