Identifying cells to better understand healthy and diseased behavior

In researching the causes and potential treatments for degenerative conditions such as Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease, neuroscientists frequently struggle to accurately identify cells needed to understand brain activity that gives rise to behavior changes such as declining memory or impaired balance and tremors. A multidisciplinary team of Georgia Institute of Technology neuroscience researchers, borrowing from […]

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Novel computational methods provide new insight into daytime alertness in people with sleep apnea

New polysomnography parameters are better than conventional ones at describing how the severity of oxygen desaturation during sleep affects daytime alertness in patients with obstructive sleep apnea, according to a new study published in European Respiratory Journal. Inadequate sleep is widely recognized as a significant public health burden in Western countries. Good quality sleep is […]

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Peloton will resume live classes from instructors’ homes after finally closing its studios

Peloton today announced that it will resume live workout classes after finally closing its studios on April 3rd when an employee tested positive for COVID-19. Classes will now be streaming from the instructors’ homes — a format that many Peloton members had requested shortly after cities across the United States began shutting down nonessential businesses. […]

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