LearningRx reviews study on sleep and dementia

Jul 14, 2017 by

A large-scale study from researchers at the Boston School of Medicine found that sleeping nine hours or more is linked to a greater risk of dementia. Education also plays a role, as being highly educated appeared to protect against dementia in the presence of long sleep duration....

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LearningRx reviews study on sleep apnea in children

Jun 28, 2017 by

A sleep study on children 7 to 11 years old who had sleep apnea found that they had substantial reductions in the volume of gray matter compared to children without obstructive sleep apnea....

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LearningRx reviews evidence that brain resets during sleep

May 27, 2017 by

Visual evidence that the brain resets during sleep Microscopic images showed researchers how the synapses between two nerve cells shrink during sleep and grow when we’re awake....

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Kids’ developing brain regions hit hard by sleep deprivation...

Dec 27, 2016 by

University of Zurich research have demonstrated that the brains of 5- to 12-year-olds respond differently to sleep deprivation than adults. Lack of sleep in children affects posterior regions of the brain, which deal with spatial perception, vision and processing multi-sensorial input....

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Brain stimulation during sleep can boost memory

Sep 8, 2016 by

Scientists have discovered that using transcranial alternating current stimulation (tACS) to strengthen memory during sleep....

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Kids with ADHD don’t get much quality sleep

Aug 9, 2016 by

A study out of Denmark found that kids with ADHD sleep less and take longer to fall asleep than their non-ADHD peers....

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Fatigue and sleepiness linked to brain atrophy in “normal” seniors...

Jul 26, 2016 by

Researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota have shown that “normal” older adults who experience excessive sleepiness during the day or significant fatigue may have more brain atrophy than usual for their age....

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