Caffeine has little to no benefit after 3 nights of sleep restriction

On June 15, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,, , With No Comments

New study shows caffeine is not sufficient to prevent performance decline long term. A new study found that after restricting sleep to 5 hours per night, caffeine use no longer improved alertness or performance after three nights. Results show that relative to placebo, caffeine significantly…

Amino acid identified associated with poor performance under sleep restriction

The amino acid acetylcarnitine may help predict an individual’s neurobehavioral performance during chronic sleep restriction, according to results of a new study (abstract 0251) from researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania that will be presented at SLEEP 2016, the 30th annual meeting of…