New research suggests sleep loss damages brain

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Ever since researchers at the University of Pennsylvania showed that extended wakefulness can cause neuronal injury and impair cognitive performance, thousands of Americans across the country have stayed up countless nights trying to figure out how to improve their sleep habits.

 

 

Original article:  “Penn Medicine Researchers Show How Lost Sleep Leads to Lost Neurons
Image attribution: “Flickr Insomnia” by Noobli Polska.

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