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Better sleep can treat chronic pain

A good night’s sleep is what chronic pain sufferers must first aspire to achieve before engaging in physical activity Continue reading “Better sleep can treat chronic pain” »  More...

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By IANS On Thursday, October 25th, 2012
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An electronic nose that sniffs sleep apnea

An electronic nose used in detecting molecules in a patient’s breath Continue reading “An electronic nose that sniffs sleep apnea” »  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, October 16th, 2012
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Lack of sleep can kill you

A new study has suggested lack of sleep could be actually killing us Continue reading “Lack of sleep can kill you” »  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, October 9th, 2012
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Easy to fall asleep at the wheel: study

Nodding off at the wheel could be easier than you think. All participants in a Queensland Continue reading “Easy to fall asleep at the wheel: study” »  More...

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By IANS On Sunday, September 30th, 2012
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Longer sleep hours lower diabetes risk in teenagers

Longer sleep hours could prevent the onset of diabetes among teenagers Continue reading “Longer sleep hours lower diabetes risk in teenagers” »  More...

By BioNews On Saturday, July 28th, 2012
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Lack of sleep can hamper performance

Regardless of how tired you perceive yourself to be, lack of sleep can influence the way you perform certain tasks Continue reading “Lack of sleep can hamper performance” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 24th, 2012
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Artificial light at night can cause depression

Sleeping in a room with too much light can lead to depression, psychologists claim Continue reading “Artificial light at night can cause depression” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, July 19th, 2012
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Sleep deprivation lowers risk of post-traumatic stress disorder

Sleep deprivation in the first few hours after exposure to a significantly stressful threat actually reduces the risk of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Continue reading “Sleep deprivation lowers risk More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 17th, 2012
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Too much or lack of sleep could trigger dementia

Those who restrict themselves to seven hours of sleep a night could prevent their brain from ageing by an extra two years Continue reading “Too much or lack of sleep could trigger dementia” »  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, June 13th, 2012
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Obesity and depression `root causes of daytime sleepiness`

Three studies have concluded that obesity and depression are the two main culprits that make people excessively sleepy while awake Continue reading “Obesity and depression `root causes of daytime sleepiness`” More...