Weekly Summary 28th November 2014 to 5th December 2014

Sleep-Deprived Bees Do Weirder Waggle Dances Barret Klein, an animal behaviorist, performed an experiment with bees to find out the effects of sleep deprivation. Sleep deprivation bees were exhausted they performed weird waggles.Source URL: The 3 Kinds of Naps Everybody Needs To Know About

Poor Sleep Quality Linked to Cognitive Decline in Older Men

A study of 2,822 community-dwelling older men in six clinical centres across the U.S. has identified a link between poor sleep quality and the decline in cognitive ability over a three to four year period. It is the quality of sleep and not the quantity of sleep that causes cognitive decline.

Weekly blog summary (10/01/2014 to 17/1/2013)

All Snorers Want to Do is Find Out How to Stop Dr Kathleen Yaremchuk and Dr Michael Friedman were among many participants at the American Academy of Otolaryngology annual meeting at the Vancouver Convention Centre. The two researchers have worked extensively on snoring and other sleep problems.

Study Finds link Between Sleep Apnoea, TMD

A study has shown sufficient evidence that sleep apnoea is associated with temporomandibular disorder (TMD). A group of researchers at the Chapel Hill School of Dentistry of the University of North Carolina alongside colleagues from three other universities wanted to find out the link between sleep apnoea and TMD. They reported that an individual with

The Hows and Whys of Bruxism Guards

Bruxism affects up to 10% of the population and can lead to significant damage of the teeth and disorders of the jaw. Bruxism typically involves clenching of the jaw and grinding of the teeth during sleep. The symptoms include sensitive and damaged teeth, tender and sore muscles in the jaw and face, plus headaches and tinnitus.