martes, 2 de abril de 2013

April NIH News in Health -- The benefits of slumber, how snoozing strengthens memories, brain scans give clues to antidepressant's effects, living with low vision, and more

Check out the April issue of NIH News in Health, the monthly newsletter bringing you practical health news and tips based on the latest NIH research. In this edition:
Illustration of a man waking up and stretching before a sun-filled window. The Benefits of Slumber
Why You Need a Good Night’s Sleep
With so many demands on our time, we often sacrifice sleep to fit everything into our days. But sleep affects both mental and physical health, and lack of sleep can have serious consequences.
Read more about the benefits of slumber.

Illustration of a sleeping woman thinking about music, math and friends.
Sleep On It
How Snoozing Strengthens Memories
When you learn something new, the best way to remember it is to sleep on it. That’s because sleep helps strengthen the memories you’ve formed throughout the day.
Read more about the complex links between sleep and memory.

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