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Pulling an all-nighter impairs working memory in women

Over the last few decades, a wealth of evidence has accumulated to suggest that a lack of sleep is physically and mentally unhealthy. Working memory is important for retaining information for brief periods of time, which ...

Feb 01, 2018
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CDC: Many school children are not getting enough sleep

(HealthDay)—Many middle school and high school students have short sleep duration, according to research published in the Jan. 26 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly ...

Jan 30, 2018
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These carbon dioxide-sensing neurons wake up mice

Stimulating a population of neurons in the midbrain with carbon dioxide (CO2) awakens adult male mice without enhancing breathing, finds a study published in JNeurosci. These findings are relevant to understanding disorders ...

Jan 29, 2018
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Dealing with insomnia in late pregnancy

A study led by the University of Granada, in which the Andalusian Health Service (SAS) and researchers from the University of Jaen have taken part, reveals that 64 percent of pregnant women suffer from insomnia in the third ...

Jan 29, 2018
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