After just one sleep deprived night, the ability of the liver to produce glucose and insulin is altered, increasing the risk of developing metabolic diseases, such as type 2 diabetes, researchers report.
Researchers report just one night of sleep loss can have a tissue specific impact on metabolism and the regulation of gene expression. The study could explain why those who suffer chronic sleep loss or work shifts are at greater risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes.
A new study reveals people are suffering dream deprivation as a result of being deprived of REM sleep. Researchers report dreams are essential for memory and mental health. Dream deprivation can lead to an increased risk of depression and illness.
A new study sheds light on numerous functions of our circadian clock, from how the brain maintains performance during the day to how shift workers struggle to maintain attention during early morning hours.