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October 31, 2005

Sleep Research Produces Baffling Paradoxes

... a wealth of sleep research has regularly produced baffling paradoxes and conflicting lines of evidence about the uses, role and need for sleep. If sleep is primarily about providing mental rest, why do people's brains remain so active during sleep, as research in recent decades has found? (Washington Post)

Posted by news editor at 04:35 AM

October 09, 2005

Sleep Loss Has Serious Consequences

With a good night's rest increasingly losing out to the Internet, e-mail, late-night cable and other distractions of modern life, a growing body of scientific evidence suggests that too little or erratic sleep may be taking an unappreciated toll on Americans' health. (Washington Post)

Posted by hdiaries at 10:48 AM