about needing beauty sleep. It’s your brain that may suffer
the most from a lack of deep shut eye.
researchers have long noticed a connection between sleep
disorders and memory problems. More recently, the link between
disrupted sleep and an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease
has been documented by researchers at the University of
believed that sleep acts like a dustbin for the brain —
cleaning out toxins, including harmful proteins tied to
animal studies show sleep’s cleansing process in action. But
now scientists at Oregon Health & Science University are
preparing to conduct a study on humans that would further
explain deep sleep’s effect on human brains.
biggest challenge: finding a minimally invasive way to study
the human brain at work while the patient sleeps.
note, sweet dreams.