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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Scrase

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How it’s possible to sleep through surgery

Experiments using mice have revealed how our brain goes to sleep during general anaesthesia.
Experiments using mice have revealed how our brain goes to sleep during general anaesthesia. Paradoxically, at a time when you would expect lower brain activity, the research… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/how-its-possible-to-sleep-through-surgery/

Broken sleep disrupts memory

Research on mice has shown that uninterrupted sleep is vital for memory consolidation.
Research on mice has shown that uninterrupted sleep is vital for memory consolidation. The study marks the first time a new technology called optogenetics has been applied to the… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/broken-sleep-disrupts-memory/

Lack of sleep linked to Alzheimer's

Studies using mice suggest that lack of sleep could increase the development of plaques in the brain, accelerating the development of Alzheimer’s disease.
Studies using mice suggest that lack of sleep could increase the development of plaques in the brain, accelerating the development of Alzheimer’s disease. It is thought that… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/lack-of-sleep-linked-to-alzheimers/

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