Sleep apnea in children impairs memory consolidation

On November 9, 2017, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

New research sheds light on sleep apnea in children. A new study examined how obstructive sleep apnea in children may interfere with memory consolidation, and it also uncovered a potential method of predicting the level of disruption caused by the associated sleep loss. Over the years, science has delved into the nature and function of sleep. Although there…

Jet lag impairs performance of Major League Baseball players

On January 26, 2017, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

Major League Baseball (MLB) managers trying to find an edge should pay close attention to their players’ body clocks, according to a new Northwestern University study of how jet lag affects MLB players traveling across just a few time zones. The researchers found that when people, in…