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Insomnia can cause problems during the day, such as excessive sleepiness, fatigue, trouble thinking clearly or staying focused, or feeling depressed or irritable. It is not defined by the number of hours you sleep every night. Although the amount of sleep a person needs varies, most people need between 7 and 8 hours of sleep a night.
Tiny microbes belching toxic gas helped cause the biggest mass extinction in Earth's history

Tiny microbes belching toxic gas helped cause the biggest mass extinction in Earth's history

Children with rare genetic disorder experience dramatic improvements in a gene therapy trial

Children with rare genetic disorder experience dramatic improvements in a gene therapy trial

People with diabetes and sleep problems have increased risk of mortality

People with diabetes and sleep problems have increased risk of mortality

Study shows a possible link between pesticide exposure and increased COVID-19 susceptibility

Study shows a possible link between pesticide exposure and increased COVID-19 susceptibility

Tiny population of neurons may play a significant role in depression

Tiny population of neurons may play a significant role in depression

Daytime napping is partly regulated by a person's genes

Daytime napping is partly regulated by a person's genes

New simplified approach for producing pharmaceutical substances

New simplified approach for producing pharmaceutical substances

Study examines effect of wind turbine noise on sleep, wellbeing of nearby residents

Study examines effect of wind turbine noise on sleep, wellbeing of nearby residents

Climate change-driven wildfires cause devastating health impacts

Climate change-driven wildfires cause devastating health impacts

Study offers explanation to why people respond differently to the same drug

Study offers explanation to why people respond differently to the same drug

Neuronal connections that trigger insomnia linked to stress-induced changes in the immune system

Neuronal connections that trigger insomnia linked to stress-induced changes in the immune system

IMT school researcher receives ERC grant to study mechanisms that regulate sleep

IMT school researcher receives ERC grant to study mechanisms that regulate sleep

Study uncovers new risk genes for problematic alcohol use

Study uncovers new risk genes for problematic alcohol use

Genetics Linked To Childhood Problems

Genetics Linked To Childhood Problems

Study unveils genetic variants that play key role in psychiatric, neurological conditions

Study unveils genetic variants that play key role in psychiatric, neurological conditions

A faster and greener method for analysing xanthine content in commercial tea brands

A faster and greener method for analysing xanthine content in commercial tea brands