Herbal remedies hokum? Nonsense, says a neuroscientist, they can boost your brain

In a new book, a leading professor of neuroscience and a pharmacognosist explain how plants affect the brain and simple ways you can use them to boost mood, improve sleep and memory.
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A furloughed federal worker who is diabetic said she resorted to rationing her insulin medication because "the thought of having more debt was scarier than the thought of dying" in her sleep.
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HOW TO sleep: A good night ’s sleep isn’t always possible in winter for plummeting temperatures in the early hours of the morning can trigger an early wake-up. But eating breakfast at a particular point in the day can ensure you sleep through to your alarm.
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Santiago Castro-Zaballa, Mat ías Lorenzo Cavelli, Joaquin Gonzalez, Antonio Egidio Nardi, Sergio Machado, Cecilia Scorza, Pablo Torterolo
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Making the Resolution to Get Sober The new year is a time to reflect and plan for the brand new year ahead. Think about this: Have your relationship with friends and family been stressed over the holiday season? Have family and other loved ones distanced themselves due to your addictions? Or maybe, you feel this way toward a family member or friend of yours? It might be time to make the resolution to get sober. Approximately 40 percent of Americans make resolutions, viewing the new year as a fresh start. It can be an excellent opportunity to make a step in the right direction and conquer your dependency issues. Taking that...
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(Reuters Health) - People who sleep less than six hours a night may be more likely to develop cardiovascular disease than those who sleep seven to eight hours, a Spanish study suggests.
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Netherlands study identifies five insomnia subtypes that differ by personality traits, risk for depression, brain activity, and response to treatment.
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Itamar Medical (TASE:ITMR) said today that it stands to raise nearly $12 million in a private placement with American and Israeli investors. Caesarea, Israel-based Itamar, which makes sleep apnea and heart failure diagnostic devices, said the round consists of $8 million raised from Deerfield Management, Triple Gate Capital, West Elk Partners, and Alpha Capital Anstalt. Another $3.5 million came from Israel’s More Investment House, the company said. The placement was priced at ₪1.1693 per share (31.67¢) or $9.55 per American Depositary Share, each of which is worth 30 ordinary shares, Itamar sai...
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(1) Background: Sleeping disorders are frequently reported following traumatic brain injury (TBI). Different forms of sleeping disorders have been reported, such as sleepiness, insomnia, changes in sleeping latency, and others. (2) Methods: A case-control ...
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Conclusion: Most stable CHF patients suffer from nocturnal hypoxemia, while daytime hypoxemia is relatively rare. The degree of nocturnal hypoxemia depends on the severity of SDB. Hypoxemia phenotyping and severity could help better evaluate the need for appropriate therapy in CHF patients.Respiration
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Conclusion: These results indicate that eLORETA-ICA can detect EEG-RSN activity alterations in DLB related to symptoms. Therefore, eLORETA-ICA with EEG data can be a useful noninvasive tool for sensitive detection of EEG-RSN activity changes characteristic of DLB and for understanding the neurophysiological mechanisms underlying this disease.Neuropsychobiology
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