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  • There are basically two types of sleep, each tied to specific brain waves and neuronal activity. REM, with the eyes moving quickly from side to side behind closed eyelids, is deep sleep with vivid...
    If you do not snooze you lose: sleep seen as essential for the brain
    Scientists are providing a fuller understanding of the essential role that sleep plays in brain health, identifying an abrupt transition at about 2.4 years of age when its primary purpose shifts from brain building to maintenance and repair.Researchers on Friday said they conducted a statistical analysis on data from more than 60 sleep studies. They looked at sleep time, duration of rapid eye movement (REM) sleep, brain size and body size, and devised a mathematical model for how sleep changes during development.There are basically two types of sleep, each tied to specific brain waves and neuronal activity. REM, with the eyes moving quickly from side to side behind closed eyelids, is deep sleep with vivid dreams. Non-REM sleep is largely dreamless.During REM sleep, the brain forms new neural connections by building and strengthening...
  • Find and experience peace on September 21 Find and experience peace on September 21

    Come September 21 (Monday) and around 40 million people will be connecting for peace from 8 p.m. onwards. Two virtual events 'Celebrate Peace', followed by 'Create Peace', the synchronized guided...

  • Can homemade masks prevent Covid-19 spread when we sneeze? Can homemade masks prevent Covid-19 spread when we sneeze?

    When puffed, the inhaler forces the water through the nozzle and generates high-momentum droplets that collect on a plastic dish placed in front of the inhaler.

  • All you need to know about PCOS All you need to know about PCOS

    Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is a hormonal disorder in reproductive-age women. It is a common in women with infertility problems.

  • Patients suffering from COVID-19 are facing cardiac issues Patients suffering from COVID-19 are facing cardiac issues

    The impact of COVID-19 goes beyond the respiratory system and the lungs, it has tremendous impact on the cardiovascular system of the human body as well.

  • Prepping children to help during a medical emergency Prepping children to help during a medical emergency

    A little training and understanding of emergency situations will help minimise the impact of an emergency on the entire family, whether at home or outdoors.

  • Smart drug system may help in neurological disorders treatment Smart drug system may help in neurological disorders treatment

    Some regenerative medicine approaches have shown great potential for treating spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, stroke and other neurological...

  • Anxiety rates due to job insecurity similar among men, women Anxiety rates due to job insecurity similar among men, women

    The study, published in the journal Frontiers in Sociology, analysed data from the European Working Conditions Survey, looking at results from 2005, 2010 and 2015.

  • Smoking linked to bleeding in the brain: Study Smoking linked to bleeding in the brain: Study

    Data collected from surveys included smoking; high blood pressure (diagnosis or use of antihypertensive medications), physical activity, body mass index, education, and alcohol use.

  • Wearing eyeglasses may lower the risk of Covid-19: Study Wearing eyeglasses may lower the risk of Covid-19: Study

    The novel coronavirus was detected in tears or the conjunctival sacs of patients with Covid-19 and some ophthalmologists were reported to be infected during routine treatment.