Tag Archives: SLEEP

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During deep sleep, the brain does housekeeping

11 November, 2019 11:03 pm 11:03 pm

BOSTON (Reuters ) – During deep sleep, the brain may be tidying up the detritus that accumulates during a hard day of thinking, a recent study suggests. Researchers have found that during slow-wave sleep in particular – the type of slumber sandwiched between periods of dreaming – a sort of cleaning fluid pulses into the … Read More

Too little sleep tied to increased heart disease risk

01 January, 2019 8:50 am 8:50 am

MADRID (Reuters ) – People who sleep less than six hours a night may be more likely to develop cardiovascular disease than those who sleep seven to eight hours, a Spanish study suggests. In the study, 3,974 bank workers wore activity trackers to measure sleep for one week and also had 3D heart ultrasounds and … Read More

Later school start may help teens get needed sleep

11 November, 2018 12:09 pm 12:09 pm

OTTAWA (Reuters ) – Letting teens start school just 10 minutes later each day might help them get more than 20 minutes extra sleep on a typical night, a Canadian study suggests. While that might not sound like much, for some sleep-deprived adolescents this might be enough of a difference to help them get the … Read More