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The impact of sleep deprivation in children

We all know kids, especially, need a good night's sleep in order to thrive. After studying thousands of children, psychologist Mona El-Sheikh, a professor of child development, says children who don't get ...

Nov 16, 2010
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Exhausted? Feeling really tired can threaten your health

For many of us, exhaustion is a fact of life. But for the rich and famous, it seems acute weariness can be so debilitating that it requires hospitalization and, in the case of Chicago Symphony Orchestra music director ...

Oct 22, 2010
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Migrating birds can't control themselves

During the Spring and Fall migratory seasons, sparrows become significantly less capable of resisting temptation. Researchers writing in the open access journal BMC Neuroscience investigated impulse control and sleep in Whi ...

Jul 28, 2010
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Researchers advance spinal cord injury treatments

(PhysOrg.com) -- A full recovery from a spinal cord injury? Don't hold your breath. Actually, according to Gordon Mitchell, a professor of neurosciences at the UW School of Veterinary Medicine, holding your breath might be ...

Jul 06, 2010
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