Neuroscience

Deep sleep takes out the trash

A new Northwestern University study reaffirms the importance of getting a good night's sleep.

Health

Researchers study wind farms and sleep disruption

As wind power generation becomes more important, experts in Australia are examining whether wind farm turbine background noise in the environmental can affect sleep and wellbeing of nearby residents.

Neuroscience

How we sleep today may forecast when Alzheimer's disease begins

What would you do if you knew how long you had until Alzheimer's disease set in? Don't despair. New research from the University of California, Berkeley, suggests one defense against this virulent form of dementia—for which ...

Health

Think pink: Getting a good night's sleep in difficult times

White noise is a popular solution for drowning out unwanted sounds, but there is actually an entire rainbow of sounds. New research from Penn State suggests that "pink noise" might enhance the quality of a person's sleep.

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