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Chronic sleep loss hampers performance

Posted on Jan 17, 2010 in Uncategorized

JoAnne Allen WASHINGTON WASHINGTON (Reuters) – One night of good sleep is not enough to recover from chronic sleep deficit, which over time hinders a person’s ability to stay alert and attentive, U.S. researchers said on Wednesday. Many nights of too little sleep when the body’s rhythm says it is time to snooze have cumulative detrimental effects on how a person performs and could be a safety risk, the researchers wrote in the journal Science Translational Medicine. “Insufficient sleep over multiple sleep-wake cycles causes performance to deteriorate much faster for...

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