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Sleep mode: The energy cost of sleep deprivation

The findings show that missing a night of sleep burns roughly 135 calories, the equivalent of two slices of bread or a 225 ml glass of semi-skimmed milk. In terms of physical exertion, this amounts to walking just under two ...

dateJan 12, 2011 in Health
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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 ...

dateNov 16, 2010 in Health
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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 ...

dateJul 06, 2010 in Neuroscience
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