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Sleep is a physiological behavior that is common in all animal species. It forms around one third of a human life. It is not known clearly the exact functions of sleep but it seems to be essential for survival as prolonged sleep deprivation leads to severe physical impairment followed by cognitive loss and eventually death.
Mitochondria of diabetic patients can't keep track of time, study finds

Mitochondria of diabetic patients can't keep track of time, study finds

Study explains why shift workers are vulnerable to heart problems

Study explains why shift workers are vulnerable to heart problems

Study offers important insights into how circadian clocks function at the subcellular level

Study offers important insights into how circadian clocks function at the subcellular level

Researchers analyze the effects of using tetrahydrocannabinol during pregnancy

Researchers analyze the effects of using tetrahydrocannabinol during pregnancy

Accurate diagnosis of bacterial superinfection pneumonia could help avoid antibiotic overuse

Accurate diagnosis of bacterial superinfection pneumonia could help avoid antibiotic overuse

New research identifies a master timekeeper for the brain's circadian clock

New research identifies a master timekeeper for the brain's circadian clock

Study analyzes the health benefits of time-restricted eating

Study analyzes the health benefits of time-restricted eating

Experimental small molecule could help treat Parkinson’s disease in future

Experimental small molecule could help treat Parkinson’s disease in future

Gene therapy may be safe and effective in treating AADC deficiency

Gene therapy may be safe and effective in treating AADC deficiency

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

Raising your risk of cardiac death through the southern diet

Raising your risk of cardiac death through the southern diet

People with diabetes and sleep problems have increased risk of mortality

People with diabetes and sleep problems have increased risk of mortality

People with daytime sleepiness present shorter telomeres irrespective of whether they have obstructive sleep apnea

People with daytime sleepiness present shorter telomeres irrespective of whether they have obstructive sleep apnea

Genetic makeup of more than 53,000 people offers valuable insights into dangerous diseases

Genetic makeup of more than 53,000 people offers valuable insights into dangerous diseases

Unique mini-microscope enables imaging of brain activity in freely moving mice

Unique mini-microscope enables imaging of brain activity in freely moving mice

Psychoactive component of marijuana stays in breast milk for up to six weeks, study finds

Psychoactive component of marijuana stays in breast milk for up to six weeks, study finds

New study on plant metabolism can help produce more food for increasing population

New study on plant metabolism can help produce more food for increasing population

Sufficient rest during holidays restores functions associated with DNA regulation

Sufficient rest during holidays restores functions associated with DNA regulation

Regular caffeine intake can change gray matter of the brain

Regular caffeine intake can change gray matter of the brain

Tiny population of neurons may play a significant role in depression

Tiny population of neurons may play a significant role in depression