Why do we sleep? Scientists find brain repair mechanism

On March 8, 2019, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

Sleep is an important part of the daily life cycle of most animals — including humans. But when an animal sleeps, it leaves itself defenseless in the face of danger. So, what makes sleeping so important that we all take this risk? What effect does sleep have on individual brain…

Working at night may interfere with DNA repair

On June 27, 2017, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,, , With No Comments

Night shifts may damage our health by not allowing our body to repair its DNA, new research suggests. Night shift work has been associated with a variety of adverse health effects. New research adds to these, suggesting that the body’s ability to repair DNA damage may be inhibited by night…