Sleep Deprivation Can Slow Reaction Time

Sleep deprivation can have an enormous impact on your health and happiness. Apparently, it can also affect your ability...

How does sleep affect high performance athletes?

By Shawn Youngstedt, PhD Anecdotally, many athletes and coaches state that sleep is crucial for athletic performance and recovery from...

REM Sleep Deprivation and Migraines

Researchers at Missouri State University's Center for Biomedical & Life Sciences found that REM (rapid eye movement) sleep deprivation...

Sleep deprivation effect on the immune system mirrors physical stress

Study looks at white blood cell counts following 29 hours of continual wakefulness Severe sleep loss jolts the immune system...

The Reason Daylight Savings Time Can Give You Jet Lag

Spring forward, fall back—even though the clocks change by only an hour during Daylight Savings Time, the effects can...

What Can You Do to Promote Good Dental Health

Because infectious diseases are frequently transmitted via touch, hand hygiene is an important first line of defense against the spread of infections in dental...