Single brain 'switch' controls both sleep and wakefulness

On June 14, 2018, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,, , With No Comments

There are countless adverse health effects associated with not getting enough sleep. But a recent study may pave the way for new sleep therapies, as a single brain area is found to control both sleep and wakefulness. As an adult, you should sleep for at least 7 hours each night…

Lighting color affects sleep and wakefulness

On June 9, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,, , With No Comments

Green light promotes sleep while blue light delays it, find Oxford researchers. A research team from Oxford University have shown how different colours of light could affect our ability to sleep. The researchers, led by Dr Stuart Peirson from Oxford’s Sleep and Circadian Neuroscience Institute…