Poor sleep can damage brain health in later life

On January 11, 2017, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,, , With No Comments

Experts have found that in order to maintain a healthy brain and stay mentally sharp, we must make it a priority to get the required amount of sleep in later life. What happens to our sleep as we age The new report into sleep in…

Enhancing sleep after brain injury reduces brain damage and cognitive decline in rats

On March 23, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Enhancing sleep after a head injury may help prevent some damage to brain cells, according to a study in rats published in The Journal of Neuroscience. Researchers at University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland found that enhancing the slow-wave cycle of sleep after head trauma minimized damage to axons –…