It's almost time to 'spring forward.'
Sleep encoding turns out to be a real thing.
- While it was believed you cannot learn new information while asleep, a new study in Switzerland makes the case for sleep encoding.
- 41 native German speakers were introduced to a nonsense word alongside a German word to forge a relationship.
- When tested while awake, the real word was defined by the nonsense word 10 percent higher than random chance, suggesting a bond was formed while asleep.
It's a public health crisis, experts say.
- 17 percent of all fatal car accidents are caused by sleep deprivation.
- Seven to 8 hours is recommended for adult humans, more for adolescents.
- About 1/3 of all adults are not getting at least seven hours of sleep each night.
Ancient beverages such as tea and chamomile can heighten your modern-day performance.
- Tea was cultivated in China nearly 5,000 years ago.
- Its molecular makeup makes it the perfect biohack for regulating mood, alertness, and concentration throughout the day.
- Tea may not be a panacea, but studies suggest promising long-term health benefits.
A new study provides strong evidence that chronic fatigue syndrome is linked to abnormal reactions in the immune system.
- Chronic fatigue syndrome affects millions of people worldwide, but scientists still aren't quite sure what causes it.
- A new study tracked people suffering from Hepatitis C (HCV) as they underwent a treatment course.
- The results showed that people with overactive immune responses developed chronic fatigue months following the treatment, and that the fatigue persisted even after their immune responses returned to normal.
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