News tagged with sleep

Feeling sleepy? Maybe your brain's too full

Sleep is an essential state of the brain but why do animals risk the vulnerability that comes with not being conscious for hours? What happens in the brain during sleep that's so vital for life?

Feb 06, 2014
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Predicting cardiovascular events in sleep apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) generally is associated with increased risk for cardiovascular (CV) disease. OSA is usually measured using the apnea-hypopnea index (AHI), the number of times that breathing pauses or severely ...

Feb 04, 2014
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Study supports new safety rule for truck drivers

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today released the findings of a field study conducted by the Washington State University (WSU) Sleep and Performance Research Center. ...

Jan 30, 2014
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School work a worry for sleepless teens

(Medical Xpress)—As Year 12 begins for thousands of South Australian students, a new Flinders University study shows teens who can't fall asleep at night are mainly worrying about the fallout of sleeping in and missing ...

Jan 29, 2014
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