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New smartphone app may monitor sleep disorders

Dec 14, 2014

New smartphone app may monitor sleep disorders

A team of researchers at Stevens Institute of Technology and Florida State University conducted a six-month study in which earbuds that included an in-line microphone were plugged into a smartphone that recorded sounds as six people slept. #Technology #Health #Sleep disorders #smartphone app #ThsisNext #Florida State University #Stevens Institute of Technology
Post 9/11 shame: Horrific CIA torture report released, hundreds brutalised

Dec 11, 2014

Post 9/11 shame: Horrific CIA torture report released, hundreds brutalised

The United States brutalized scores of terror suspects with interrogation tactics that turned secret CIA prisons into chambers of suffering and did nothing to make America safer after the Sept. 11. #9/11 #CIA #NewsTracker #USA #Senate #Torture #Sleep deprivation #US Senate #Torture report #confinement
Switch that enables us to fall into deep sleep found in brainstem: Study

Sep 19, 2014

Switch that enables us to fall into deep sleep found in brainstem: Study

Researchers have discovered a sleep-promoting circuit located deep in the primitive brainstem that enables us to fall into deep sleep. #Life #Sleep #Brain #researchers #deep slep #brainstem
Good sleep means less sick leave at work, claims a study

Sep 05, 2014

Good sleep means less sick leave at work, claims a study

If you sleep for seven to eight hours, you are less likely to apply for sick leave at work, finds a fascinating study. #Health #Sleep #DidYou Know #sickness #Tea Lallukka #American Academy of Sleep Medicine
Pilot dozed off, co-pilot played with iPad as Jet Airways flight plunged 5,000 feet

Aug 14, 2014

Pilot dozed off, co-pilot played with iPad as Jet Airways flight plunged 5,000 feet

According a report published on the The Hindustan Times, a passengers in a Brussels-bound Jet Airways flight were in for a shock as their plane plunged 5,000 feet. Allegedly, both the pilots had fallen asleep. #India #Jet Airways #Indian aviation #flight safety #Flight safety in India #Sleeping pilots