Tag: sleep

Study finds that losing a night of sleep may increase Alzheimer’s biomarker

Thursday 16th January 2020

A preliminary study has revealed that when deprived of one night of sleep, young, healthy men had higher levels of tau in their blood. Tau is a biomarker for Alzheimer’s disease. Tau is a protein […]

Deep sleep can rewire the anxious brain

Thursday 21st November 2019

New research from the University of California, Berkeley has revealed that a sleepless night can trigger up to a 30% rise in anxiety levels. UC Berkeley researchers discovered that deep sleep, also known as non-rapid […]

Being a pessimist or an optimist may affect your sleep

Monday 30th September 2019

Sleep deprivation is a major public health concern – around 30% of adults in the United States do not get the amount of sleep that is optimal for health, and up to 70 million people in […]