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Skeletal muscle in individuals with type 2 diabetes has a different circadian rhythm, research shows

1 minute ago   |   News Medical

Almost all cells regulate their biological processes over a 24-hour period, otherwise called a cell's circadian rhythm. To do so, cells use a biological clock that cycles...
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Too much or not enough sleep can lead to greater cognitive decline

Too much or not enough sleep can lead to greater cognitive decline

5 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Seven and a half hours is the 'sweet spot' to preserve the brain and offset Alzheimer's disease, a study by Washington University's Sleep Medicine Centre has found.
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Hit the sleep ‘sweet spot' to keep brain sharp

9 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

Older adults who sleep short or long experienced greater cognitive decline than those who sleep a moderate amount, even when the effects of early Alzheimer's disease were taken...
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In your face: Children's expressions tell the story of poor sleep

10 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

When children are overtired, their facial expressions can forecast social problems years later, according to a new report published by a psychologist.
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Sleep Apnea Has Many Faces

10 hours ago   |   Medscape

A 62-year-old patient was forgetting things and was worried she might be developing dementia. Medscape Internal Medicine
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Brain activation in sleeping toddlers shows memory for words

10 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   2 articles

Very young children learn words at a tremendous rate. Now researchers have seen how specific brain regions activate as two-year-olds remember newly learned words - while the...
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After Watching Episode 1 of Netflix's Bad Sport, I'm Not Sure Who the Real Criminal Is

After Watching Episode 1 of Netflix's Bad Sport, I'm Not Sure Who the Real Criminal Is

14 hours ago   |   PopSugar

I may not be an athlete myself, but as someone who graduated from a university with a robust athletic department, I know how much collegiate sports can mean to the student...
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Children's Face Expressions can Tell the Story of Poor Sleep: Study

Children's Face Expressions can Tell the Story of Poor Sleep: Study

17 hours ago   |   Medindia Health

Facial expressions of children can reveal if they had a good night's sleep or not. Lack of proper sleep can also affect the child's social relationship as well.
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Women may be more vulnerable to drug addiction and addiction-like behaviors than men

1 day ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

The results of several new studies focusing on sex differences in pain and addiction indicate females could be more susceptible to drug addiction and addiction-like behaviors...
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Children's facial expressions of emotion after sleep restriction forecast social problems

1 day ago   |   News Medical

When Shakespeare called sleep "nature's soft nurse," he was definitely onto something. Centuries later researchers have found that inadequate sleep in children affects their...
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