She Stopped Sleeping With Her Dog Who Made Made Her Go Bald. Then Her Hair Returned.

A baldness/dog/sleep/hair causal chain-of-events is the thrilling backbone to this new medical report. “Successful treatment of refractory alopecia universalis by persuading a patient not to sleep with her dog,” Takahiro Arita, Tomoko Nomiyama, Jun Asai, Norito Katoh, Allergology International, epub 2017. The authors, at Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Japan, report: “A 57-year-old woman who […]

Too tired to cheat?

Have you ever been presented with an opportunity to cheat, but, paradoxically, just didn’t have the energy to bother? You may have been suffering from ‘Ego-Depletion’. According to professors Kai Chi (Sam) Yam, Xiao-Ping Chen, and Scott J. Reynolds, conducting investigations at the Management and Organization department at the Foster School of Business, University of […]

Wandhekar’s sleep note

You must get unusual mail, people sometimes remark. Yes, we do. Here’s a note that arrived this past weekend: what is this? This is a sleeping position. Sleep at this position near about one hour … When asthma people sleep at this position near about one hour then they get more powerful result. Please sleep more […]

Should you lose sleep over losing sleep over the economy?

Three economists issued a wake-up call of some sort about the economy and sleep. The economists say that people who say they lose sleep over the economy are — in the aggregate, statistically speaking, based on some data and cogitation —wrong. Marina Antillon of Yale, Diane S. Lauderdale of the University of Chicago, and John Mullahy of the University of […]

“Known to cause” Claim of the Month: sleepy sexual perception

Brain research takes many forms. Here is one such form, announced in a May 30, 2013 press release from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine: Sleep deprived men over perceive women’s sexual interest and intent Due in part to frontal lobe impairment, sleep deprivation negatively influences cognitive variables that play a role in sexual decision-making …According to […]