News tagged with rapid eye movement
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Smoking, head injury, pesticide exposure, farming and less education may be risk factors for a rare sleep disorder that causes people to kick or punch during sleep, according to a study published in the June 27, 2012, online ...
Neuroscience Jun 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- The link between dreaming and rapid eye movement (REM) sleep are well understood – but the fact that consciousness is reduced during nonrapid eye movement (NREM) sleep is not. Recently, ...
Neuroscience Apr 09, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (21) | 0 |
People with symptoms suggesting rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder, or RBD, have twice the risk of developing mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or Parkinson's disease within four years of diagnosis with the sleep problem, ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Mar 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A team from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) and McGill University has made a major breakthrough by unraveling the inner workings of melatonin, also known as the "sleep hormone." The ...
Neuroscience Dec 13, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
They say time heals all wounds, and new research from the University of California, Berkeley, indicates that time spent in dream sleep can help.
Medical research Nov 23, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (13) | 0 |
Eating a Mediterranean diet combined with physical activity can help to improve some of the symptoms of sleep apnoea, according to new research.
Sleep apnea Nov 02, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- In the ongoing quest to find the exact way that anesthetics interact with the central nervous system, anesthesiology researchers have been examining whether the state induced by anesthetics resembles natural ...
Sleep apnea Oct 04, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Obese teenagers who don't get the proper amount of sleep may have disruptions in insulin secretion and blood sugar (glucose) levels, say pediatric researchers. Their study suggests that getting a good night's sleep may stave ...
Health Sep 20, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
A sideline visual test effectively detected concussions in collegiate athletes, according to a team of researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Concussed athletes scored an average ...
Neuroscience Aug 31, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Reduced slow wave sleep (SWS) is a powerful predictor for developing high blood pressure in older men, according to new research in Hypertension: Journal of the American Heart Association.
Sleep apnea Aug 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Large amounts of alcohol are known to shorten sleep latency, increase slow-wave sleep, and suppress rapid eye movement (REM) during the first half of sleep. During the second half of sleep, REM increases and sleep becomes ...
Health Aug 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the University of Toronto are the first to indentify a potential cause for a severe sleep disorder that has been closely linked to Parkinson's disease and other neurodegenerative diseases.
Neuroscience Jun 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
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