Sleep Disordered Breathing

Calcium controls sleep duration in mice

University of Tokyo and RIKEN researchers have identified seven genes responsible for causing mice to stay awake or fall asleep based on a theoretical model of sleep and on experiments using 21 different genetically-modified ...

Mar 17, 2016
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Getting to the 'heart' of sleep

Sleep is essential for a healthy heart. People who don't sleep enough are at higher risk for heart disease. One study that examined data from 3,000 adults over age 45 found that those who slept fewer than six hours per night ...

Feb 05, 2016
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The science of breathing

Deep breaths are the simplest foundation of any meditation or yoga practice. But what happens neurologically when you inhale through the nose and exhale through the mouth is a bit more complex.

Mar 17, 2016
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Significant physiologic changes in breathing take place during normal sleep related to alterations in respiratory drive and musculature.

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