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Poor sleep quality and duration may be linked to the development of Alzheimer's disease, Bloomberg News reports. The claim is based on a study published in JAMA Neurology that examined 70 adults from the neuroimaging substudy of the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging. Subjects were asked to self-report...
Bodily activities during sleep may be much more significant than previously thought. According to the Los Angeles Times, recent research has found that "the brains of mice showed more activity and volume at the 'transfer stations,' where interstitial and cerebrospinal fluid meet, than did mice who were...
Being a "late riser," or having a late chronotype, may be more harmful than realized, especially when your schedule doesn't allow you wake up late, The New York Times' Well blog reports. A study published in PLoS One analyzed a cohort of obese and late-sleeping participants for dietary and sleeping...