Lack of Sleep Can Fry 25% of Brain Cells

Study of mice finds brain damage with prolonged sleep loss

By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff

Posted Mar 19, 2014 10:46 AM CDT | Updated Mar 23, 2014 11:47 AM CDT

(Newser) – A lack of shut-eye may not just leave you feeling groggy—it could seriously injure your brain. A new study of mice has found 25% of brain cells died off after prolonged sleep loss, meant to duplicate night shifts or long hours at the office—...   Read full story »


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