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Alcohol disrupts sleep patterns, causing insomnia


11 Dec, 2014 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
To the long list of alcohol’s negative effects, we should add its interference with homeostasis, which can even cause insomnia. Drinking alcohol to fall asleep significantly interferes with sleep homeostasis, the body’s mechanism for regulating sleep, according to researchers at University of Missouri School of Medicine. The study was published…

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Sleep disorders fade away with new system


21 Nov, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Sleep disorders, infamous as difficult to diagnose and treat with traditional remedies, may soon become easier to understand with a system that accurately tracks the dynamic process of falling asleep, new research shows. Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) scientists described the process of gradually falling asleep using a combination of key…