Friday, September 20, 2019

Deep Sleep Helps Brain Remove Waste and Toxic Proteins Linked to...

New research shows how the depth of sleep can impact our brain's ability to efficiently wash away waste and toxic proteins. Because sleep often...

Sleep Deprivation Accelerates Alzheimer’s Brain Damage

Poor sleep has long been linked with Alzheimer's disease, but researchers have understood little about how sleep disruptions drive the disease. Now, studying mice and...

Poor Sleep Linked to Atherosclerosis Plaque Buildup, Increased Cardiovascular Risk

People who sleep less than six hours a night may be at increased risk of cardiovascular disease compared with those who sleep between seven...

New Study Reveals How Sleep Loss Disrupts Brain-Cell Communication

Ever sleep poorly and then walk out of the house without your keys? Or space out on the highway and nearly hit a stalled...

Health Risks of Prescription Sleep Medications in Older Adults

Sleep doesn't come easily for nearly half of older Americans, with more than a third taking some sort of medication to help them doze...

Brain-Calming Botanical Promotes Safer, Natural Deep Sleep Cycles

By Patton L. Whittington Not since the poet Epimenides stumbled into a cool, dark cave and fell asleep for 57 years, has sleep been such a precious...

Study Reveals Why Aging Humans Experience Sleep Loss, Disruption

As people grow older, they often have difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep, and tend to awaken too early in the morning. In individuals...

New Implantable “Sleep Pacemaker” for Obstructive Sleep Apnea

University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center is among the first in the United States to begin offering a new FDA-approved treatment for obstructive sleep...

Healthy Lifestyle Habits Buffer Stress and Slow Cellular Aging

A new study from UC San Francisco is the first to show that while the impact of daily stress accumulates overtime and accelerates cellular...

Restoring Deep, Slow Wave Sleep to Enhance Health and Increase Lifespan

If you have trouble falling asleep, wake up frequently in the middle of the night, or drag yourself out of bed in the morning feeling drained...

Heart Disease in Shift Workers Linked to Damaged Blood Cells, Sleep...

Austrian researchers have found that jetlag has severe effects on red blood cells, possibly explaining the high incidence of heart disease seen in shift...

Brain Aging Accelerated by Lack of Sleep in Adults

Researchers at Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore (Duke-NUS) have found evidence that the less older adults sleep, the faster their brains age. These findings,...