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Artificial Neural Networks Learn Better When They Spend Time Not Learning at All

November 18, 2022

Artificial Neural Networks Learn Better When They Spend Time Not Learning at All

$5 Million ResMed Gift Supports Sleep Medicine at UC San Diego

October 29, 2015

The Peter C. Farrell Sleep Center of Excellence is located in Chancellor Park $5 Million ResMed Gift Supports Sleep Medicine at UC San Diego The University of California, San Diego today announced a $5 million gift from locally based medical device company, ResMed Inc., to support sleep medicine research and…

Can Sleep Protect Us from Forgetting Old Memories?

August 4, 2020

…and overall daily performance, sleep has been proven to play a critical role in our health. In a new study, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that sleep may also help people to learn continuously through their lifetime. Writing in the August 4, 2020 online…

Sleep Apnea Linked to Poor Aerobic Fitness

November 24, 2014

…moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea may have an intrinsic inability to burn high amounts of oxygen during strenuous aerobic exercise, according to a new study led by researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. The study, reported in the current issue of Journal of Clinical Sleep

How Sleep Builds Relational Memory

May 31, 2022

…benefits from sufficient, quality sleep. In a new study, published May 25, 2022 in the Journal of Neuroscience, Maxim Bazhenov, PhD, professor of medicine at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, and Timothy Tadros, a graduate student in his lab, describe the underlying mechanisms that strengthen or create…

Researchers Uncover Possible Link Between Sleep Apnea and Cardiovascular Disease

June 14, 2018

…Uncover Possible Link Between Sleep Apnea and Cardiovascular Disease More than 12 percent of the adult population in America suffers from OSA, a condition characterized by airway collapse that leaves them (and their startled bed partners) gasping for breath in their sleep. If they’re lucky enough, they either won’t wake…

Fear, Safety and the Role of Sleep in Human PTSD

August 26, 2014

…may hinge significantly upon sleep quality, report researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System in a paper published today in the Journal of Neuroscience. “I think these findings help us understand why sleep disturbances and nightmares are such important…

Losing Sleep Over Climate Change

May 26, 2017

…nights can harm human sleep. Photo by iStock_rudigobbo Climate change may keep you awake – and not just metaphorically. Nights that are warmer than normal can harm human sleep, researchers show in a new paper, with the poor and elderly most affected. According to their findings, if climate change is…

Center Explores Ways to Treat Human Disorders Using Biological Clock Genes

November 30, 2017

…medical school investigating human sleep disorders. “I had connections to the medical school because I had taught over there for many years,” said Brody, the founding director of UC San Diego’s Center for Circadian Biology. “So when we started this, I said, Okay, let’s pull everyone together. We’ll learn about…

Biology of Time Change

March 7, 2013

…that lost hour of sleep. Our biological systems, like those of plants, are intimately tied to the day-night cycle that sets our circadian rhythms. In fact, much of what biologists at UC San Diego are now learning from plants, animals, bacteria and even fungi about the basic biology of circadian…

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