Neuroscientist Phil Haydon Sets Sail to Talk About Epilepsy
Neuroscientist Phil Haydon Sets Sail to Talk About Epilepsy
After an accident as a teenager, he developed the disorder. He then studied the brain to better understand his own seizures, and now plans to sail around the world to show others with the condition how to push their limits.
Neuroscientist Phil Haydon Sets Sail to Talk About Epilepsy
Neuroscientist Phil Haydon Sets Sail to Talk About Epilepsy

After an accident as a teenager, he developed the disorder. He then studied the brain to better understand his own seizures, and now plans to sail around the world to show others with the condition how to push their limits.

After an accident as a teenager, he developed the disorder. He then studied the brain to better understand his own seizures, and now plans to sail around the world to show others with the condition how to push their limits.

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Rising Temperatures Expected to Spur More Early Births
Rising Temperatures Expected to Spur More Early Births
Ashley Yeager | Dec 2, 2019
From 1969 to 1988, 25,000 infants were born early each year as a result of hot weather, and with global warming pushing temperatures higher, more babies will be at risk for early birth.
Sleep Study in Antarctica Explores Role of Cultural Differences
Sleep Study in Antarctica Explores Role of Cultural Differences
Alejandra Manjarrez | Dec 1, 2019
Habits such as napping might influence how humans cope with extreme environments, such as those at a polar research facility in winter.
Microfluidic Chambers Trigger Sleep in <em>C. elegans</em>
Microfluidic Chambers Trigger Sleep in C. elegans
Alejandra Manjarrez | Nov 19, 2019
This newly described behavior occurs spontaneously, but can be modulated by food availability, temperature, and the size of the chambers.
Waves of Fluid Bathe the Sleeping Brain, Perhaps to Clear Waste
Waves of Fluid Bathe the Sleeping Brain, Perhaps to Clear Waste
Abby Olena | Oct 31, 2019
During deep sleep, rhythmic pulses of cerebrospinal fluid are coupled with slow waves of electrical activity and fluctuating blood levels in the human brain.
CBD Linked to Sleep Disturbances in Adolescent Rats
CBD Linked to Sleep Disturbances in Adolescent Rats
Emily Makowski | Oct 23, 2019
The animals showed changes in both slow wave and rapid eye movement sleep.
Cortical Neurons May Consolidate Memories During Slow Wave Sleep
Cortical Neurons May Consolidate Memories During Slow Wave Sleep
Emma Yasinski | Oct 18, 2019
Scientists previously thought cortical neurons remained silent during delta waves, but new evidence from rats shows some cells fire in a pattern reflective of memorizing a task.
<em>NPSR1</em> Variant Linked to Less Sleep in People: Study
NPSR1 Variant Linked to Less Sleep in People: Study
Emily Makowski | Oct 16, 2019
“Short sleeper” mice engineered to have the same sequence in the gene sleep less but show the same performance on memory tests as animals that sleep a normal amount.
Could Brain Activity During Sleep Be a Biomarker for Alzheimer&rsquo;s?
Could Brain Activity During Sleep Be a Biomarker for Alzheimer’s?
Ashley Yeager | Oct 1, 2019
Changes in brain waves while snoozing correlate with accumulation of tau and amyloid-β, suggesting that the neural activity disruptions could clue doctors in to early development of the disease.
Prolific Sleep Researcher Christian Guilleminault Dies
Prolific Sleep Researcher Christian Guilleminault Dies
Sanjeet Bagcchi | Aug 6, 2019
He was involved in the first identification and classification of sleep disorders and outlined protocols for the diagnosis and treatment of sleep apnea.