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Top athletes should sleep better—and they can

Top athletes are generally good sleepers. However, there is certainly still something to be gained in the field of so-called 'sleep hygiene,' and light therapy is a promising strategy for optimal sleep, concludes sleep expert ...

Sep 25, 2018
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How nature, nurture shape the sleeping brain

Some patterns of electrical activity generated by the brain during sleep are inherited, according to a study of teenage twins published in JNeurosci. Pinpointing the relative contributions of biology and experience to sleep ...

Sep 24, 2018
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New research heralds a blood test for drowsy driving

During this unique study from the Sleep Research Centre at the University of Surrey, led by Professor Derk-Jan Dijk, 36 participants skipped one night of sleep. During this 40-hour period of sleep deprivation, blood samples ...

Sep 24, 2018
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I can't sleep. What drugs can I (safely) take?

If you're having trouble sleeping, medicines shouldn't be your first option. Exercise regularly, cut back on coffee (and other caffeinated drinks) after midday, eat less in the evening, ease up on "screen time" before, and ...

Sep 19, 2018
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Sleep apnea could favour tumor growth at young ages

A scientific study, conducted with animal models, states that sleep apnea can favour lung cancer growth in young individuals. Thus, aging would be a protecting factor against the fast tumor development, induced by this sleep ...

Sep 13, 2018
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