Posts Tagged ‘sleep’

Discovery: Research Examines Sleep at Molecular Level, Scientist Studies Water Retention & Heart Failure

Posted by Lance Murray

STUDY EXAMINES OUR NEED FOR SLEEP AT THE MOLECULAR LEVEL

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchHow can sleep-deprived mice and Sleepy mutant mice advance the knowledge of why animals — including humans — need sleep and how it’s regulated at the molecular level? 

An international …

Study Links Muscle Protein, Sleep Disorders

Posted by Lance Murray

Could a protein in muscle hold a key to exploring the brain for answers about some sleep disorders?

Scientists at the UT Southwestern Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute think it might.

A new study shows that a circadian clock protein …

Baby Box Offers Infants Safe Sleep, Peace of Mind For Parents

Posted by Lance Murray

If you see a young mother putting her baby down for a nap in a cardboard box, don’t be alarmed.

[Photo Courtesy Baby Box Co.]

The boxes are part of a growing movement. Backers believe “Baby Boxes” could lower the …