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30-minute nap can reverse hormonal impact of a night of poor sleep

Feb 12, 2015

30-minute nap can reverse hormonal impact of a night of poor sleep

A short nap for half an hour can help relieve stress and bolster the immune systems weakened by poor sleep - as little as two hours - the previous night, says a study. #Sleep #norepinephrine #Night #Nap #Brice Faraut
Kids with access to smartphone or tablet get less sleep: US study

Jan 05, 2015

Kids with access to smartphone or tablet get less sleep: US study

Children who have access to tablets or smartphones in their bedrooms get less sleep than children who do not have the devices with them at night, a US study said. #Health #Smartphone #tablets #children #Kids #Sleep #HealthBuzz #Sleep deprivation
CIA torture report shows detainees left with long-term psychological scars

Dec 23, 2014

CIA torture report shows detainees left with long-term psychological scars

Whatever it's labeled, specialists say the brain clearly can become conditioned by extreme fear and stress, notwithstanding CIA assertions that what was done would not cause any permanent mental or physical harm. #9/11 #CIA #NewsTracker #USA #Senate #Torture #Sleep deprivation #US Senate #Torture report #confinement
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