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Good Sleep is Essential for Mental Wellbeing

Good Sleep is Essential for Mental Wellbeing

Good Sleep is Essential for Mental Wellbeing Sleep positively improves symptoms of anxiety & depression Energy levels (60%), mood (48%), relationships with other people (35%) and physical health (28%) are the areas most impacted by poor sleep 68% of patients with mild-moderate depression and anxiety receiving digital sleep improvement programme Sleepio moved to recovery LONDON […]

By October 10, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Brain calcium controls how long we sleep

Brain calcium controls how long we sleep

We know calcium is good for our bones, but it might also be the key to a good night sleep. Researchers at the RIKEN Quantitative Biology Center (QBiC) and the University of Tokyo in Japan have unveiled a new theory for how sleep works. Published in the journal Neuron, the work shows how slow-wave sleep […]

By March 28, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
New insights into REM sleep crack an enduring mystery

New insights into REM sleep crack an enduring mystery

REM sleep—the phase of night-time mammalian sleep physiology where dreams occur—has long fascinated scientists, clinicians, philosophers, and artists alike, but the identity of the neurons that control REM sleep, and its function in sleep have been controversial due to a lack of precise genetic methods to study the sleeping brain. Now, in a remarkable demonstration […]

By December 3, 2015 0 Comments Read More →