One silver line of social distancing? Staying at home because of COVID-19 might have led to college students getting more sleep, researchers report.
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"...many of us may be experiencing circadian disruption which could lead to fatigue, mood changes, changes in sleep patterns, and decreased immune function."
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Bad sleep can lead to chronic inflammation, which can then lead to plaque in the arteries, new research finds. That plaque can lead to deadly heart disease.
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"Without sufficient good quality sleep, suicidal thoughts start to have a louder voice." Surveys indicate mental health risk during April.
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"With everything happening right now, this is one thing we can control or manage and it has the potential to help our mental health."
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Having odd dreams lately? You're not alone. A neurologist explains why the COVID-19 pandemic has affected our dreams—and what you can do about it.
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Fruit flies that can't take flight compensate by sleeping more, according to a new study that could shed light on why some people sleep more than others.
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New research links the disrupted sleep of babies later diagnosed with autism with altered growth trajectories in the hippocampus.
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"...the move from 8:05 to 7:25 was associated with students being 8% more likely not to advance to 12th grade on schedule."
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Two new studies shed light on how Alzheimer's may start far before symptoms arise and how sleep may affect your risk for developing dementia.
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