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Sleep helps build long-term memories

( -- Experts have long suspected that part of the process of turning fleeting short-term memories into lasting long-term memories occurs during sleep. Now, researchers at the RIKEN-MIT Center for Neural Circuit ...

dateJun 24, 2009 in Neuroscience
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Mortality risk greater for elderly women who nap daily

A new study appearing in Journal of the American Geriatrics Society has found that older women who reported taking daily naps had a significantly greater risk of dying. The results of the study are in contrast to a number ...

dateMar 04, 2009 in Health
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