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REM Sleep Duration Tied to Mid-Term Mortality Threat

Less REM sleep was linked with greater mortality risk in middle-age and older adults. Every 5% reduction in REM sleep was tied to a 13% higher mortality rate in older men (age-adjusted HR 1.12; fully adjusted HR 1.13, 95% CI 1.08-1.19) over about 12 years, according to Eileen Leary, PhD, of Stanford University in California,…

‘Sleep Divorce’ for Carson Daly and His Partner

Carson Daly, host of "The Voice" and co-host of "Today," recently told People that he and his wife, Siri, "began sleep divorcing last fall -- and the happy couple continues to be consciously uncoupled in separate bedrooms." The couple began to sleep in separate bedrooms last September, when Siri was pregnant with their fourth child:…

Get better sleep by cuddling up with your partner

(CNN)Want to get a better night's sleep? Get ready to spoon and snuggle with your spouse, partner or loved one all night long — a new study has found couples who sleep together in the same bed improve their dream stage of rest, known as rapid eye movement sleep.The state of REM is one of…

Interfered with sleep could have long-term repercussions for health, say researchers

Disrupted sleep could have long-term consequences for health (Getty Images)We all feel better after a good night’s shut-eye - but there could be an even more imperative reason for clocking up those eight hours.Regularly experiencing disrupted sleep can have long-term consequences for health, say scientists.A new study has found it can clog arteries - leading…

The foods that can help you sleep better (and the foods that might keep you up at night)

You have to eat and you have to sleep, so why not make those two activities work together?A recent survey revealed that many Americans believed they weren’t getting enough deep sleep, leading them to feel tired more often. This lack of quality sleep reportedly affected the participants’ moods, health and even their marriages. If you're…

Why Sleep Deprivation Kills

sleepGoing without sleep for too long kills animals but scientists haven’t known why. Newly published work suggests that the answer lies in an unexpected part of the body.Feeling dead tired? Scientists may finally be on the verge of learning why too little sleep is inevitably fatal.Inside a series of tubes in a bright, warm room…

Flies sleep when need arises to adapt to new situations

Neurons that carry signals from a fruit fly’s wings to its brain are stained fluorescent purple in the image above. Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found that flies sleep more when they can’t fly, possibly because sleeping helps them adapt to a challenging new situation. Credit: Krishna MelnatturFlies that…

Forget Sleep, Samuel L. Jackson Wants You to ‘Stay the F– k in the house’

Courtesy Photo Samuel L. Jackson and Jimmy Kimmel Leave it to Samuel L. Jackson to give the nation the four-letter belly laugh we all need right now. The Shaft star video'd into Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Tuesday night (March 31) to read a very timely update of the bedtime poem that became a viral sensation…

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Coronavirus 22 de junio, minuto a minuto: México informa más de 1.000 muertes en 24 horas

Según el Ministerio de Salud de México, el domingo por la noche el país reportó 1.044 nuevas muertes adicionales, lo que eleva el total nacional a 21.825.

La “broma” de Trump sobre las pruebas de coronavirus expone su negligencia en medio de un aumento de cifras del virus

En evento de campaña con poca asistencia, Trump afirmó que le dijo a su personal que redujera la velocidad de las pruebas de coronavirus para ocultar el descubrimiento de más casos.

Asesor de la Casa Blanca: La administración Trump se prepara para una posible segunda ola de coronavirus en el otoño

El asesor comercial de la Casa Blanca, Peter Navarro, dijo el domingo que la administración Trump se está preparando para la posibilidad de que una segunda ola de covid-19 pueda golpear a Estados Unidos en el otoño.

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KRASG12C-Mutant NSCLC Likely Smoking-Related, Targetable by Brain Metastasis Therapies

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - KRASG12C-mutant non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) appears to be smoking-related and is likely targetable by inhibitors that can delay or prevent brain metastasis, according to an analysis of real-world outcomes. "Currently, the majority of druggable oncogene-driven NSCLCs occur in non-smokers/light ex-smokers," Dr. Wanyuan Cui of the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in…

Proton Pump Inhibitors Tied to COVID-19 Risk

Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. People who use proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) may be more likely to get COVID-19, researchers say. In light of this finding, physicians should consider which patients truly need these powerful acid-lowering drugs, said Brennan Spiegel, MD, MSHS, professor of medicine and…

Breathed In Dye Enables Intraoperative Visualization of Lung-Tumor Margin

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Inhalational indocyanine green (ICG) can be useful for the intraoperative visualization of lung-tumor margin, researchers from South Korea report. Surgical resection with adequate tumor-free margin provides optimal long-term survival in patients with early-stage non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC), but defining the tumor margin during surgery can be challenging. Dr. Hyun Koo…