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Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi) is proving that new drugs don't have to cost a fortune. Can its model work more broadly?

In Nature:...DNDi is an unlikely success story in the expensive, challenging field of drug development. In just over a decade, the group has earned approval for six treatments, tackling sleeping sickness, malaria, Chagas' disease and a form of leishmaniasis called kala-azar. Show More Summary

Go to Sleep

If you’re the kind of person who might fall asleep while reading a page-turner, you’re not alone. For Read It Forward, Jonathan Russell Clark writes about the challenge of literary sleepiness. For more of his writing, check out his essay on the art of the final sentence for The Millions. The post Go to Sleep appeared first on The Millions.

Dr. Ben Carson Wants Trump to Back Off of the “Bigot” Remarks

Trump surrogate, Dr. Ben Carson, may be at least stirring in his sleep, if not fully awake. Dr. Carson recently spoke up about the name-calling and accusations of bigotry flying between Trump’s camp and that of Democrat challenger, Hillary Clinton. Show More Summary

In The Name Of Art: Dude Sleeps With 365 Men In 365 Days

4 days agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

The mission was ambitious but seemed doable: Have sex every day for 365 days in a row. The execution proved more challenging than anticipated. “I didn’t like the dates, I didn’t like the sex, I didn’t like anything,” 28-year-old Mischa Badasyan tells VICE. Related: Gay Performance Artist Will Have Sex With A Different Man Every Day For A Year Badasyan [...]

Smart Upgrades That Make Loft Beds Much More Livable

(Image credit: Andie Powers) If you're short on space, lofting your bed is one of the best ways to magically gain square footage. However, sleeping in the sky is not without its challenges—I'm looking at you, late-night ladder navigation. Here are 14 ways to make your loft bed dreamy. READ MORE »

If Exercise Makes You Ecstatic, You're Going to Love These Quotes

If you're one of those people who eats, sleeps, and breathes exercise, these quotes are sure to ring true and get you psyched for your next workout. Related Stories: Get Stronger With This 2-Weeks-to-50-Burpees Challenge

5 Foods To Help You Sleep Better In Middle Age

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Restful shuteye at night can sometimes become elusive as we get older. Not only does it become more challenging to fall asleep, it’s also harder to stay asleep like we were able to in our younger years. Your sleep rhythms can change ? perhaps that’s why you’ve noticed you’re adhering to the “early to bed, early to rise” adage. Show More Summary

Gretchen Carlson's Lawyers Challenge Roger Ailes To Deny Sexual Harassment Allegations Under Oath

Yesterday, former Fox News personality Gretchen Carlson filed a bombshell lawsuit alleging Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes of a pattern of sexual harassment, including demands that she sleep with him and demoting her when she refused. While Ailes insists the claims are baseless, Fox News' parent company says it has "commenced an internal review of the matter." [ more › ]

Here's How You Get Better Sleep While On An International Travel

If you're traveling frequently, whether it's for business, pleasure, or both, one of the main challenges you face while on the road or over the skies is inadequate amount of sleep. You know you won't be able function to your full potential if you haven't had enough time to rest and recharge, things only quality sleep can provide. Show More Summary

How many cheerios can you stack on your sleeping baby?

2 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

The Life of Dad posted a challenge: how many cheerios can you stack on your sleeping baby? It looks like 18 is the record. A video posted by Angelica Evans (@iam_angelicaa_mua) on Jun 17, 2016 at 8:00am PDT A photo posted by Life ofShow More Summary

WSJ:How To Cheat Your Fitbit And Win Fitness Challenges

I am a Fitbit fanatic, assiduously tracking my exercise and sleep on my Surge (right). The Wall Street Journal opened my eyes on how I can jack up my numbers in our intra-family fitness wars in a front page article, Want to Cheat Your Fitbit? Try a Puppy or a...

10 Experiments At The Forefront Of Sleep Science

As part of the team at, a crowdfunding platform for science, I get to talk to scientists all the time. I've been an insomniac and poor sleeper all my life, so I decided to run a Sleep Challenge Grant to launch a batchShow More Summary

Samsung challenges Fitbit with $180 fitness tracker with GPS

NEW YORK (AP) — Just in time for summer, Samsung is unveiling a new fitness tracker that aims to undercut gadgets from market leader Fitbit. Beyond offering all-day step counting and automatic sleep tracking, the $180 Gear Fit2 comes...Show More Summary

Mayo Clinic Minute: Sleep Challenges for Women

Women are more likely than men to have difficulty falling and staying asleep, according to the National Sleep Foundation. In one foundation survey on woman and sleep, results showed the average woman ages 30–60 sleeps only 6 hours and 41 minutes on weeknights — less than what’s recommended for most adults. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, sleep […]

London to start 24-hour subway service this summer

3 months agoNews : BlogPost

LONDON — Could London soon challenge New York's status as the city that never sleeps? The British capital will launch a 24-hour subway service starting in August, London’s new mayor, Sadiq Khan, announced Monday. London has the oldest subway system in the world, a vast spaghetti network of lines that ferry more than 4 million people across the […]

As Sleep Apnea Severity Increases So Do the Learning Challenges in Kids

Sleep assessments in young children showed that, in the context of habitual snoring and enlarged tonsils and adenoids, moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea increased the likelihood and magnitude of cognitive deficits. These deficits include, but are not limited to, problems with attention, memory and language. Show More Summary

Why Do We Need to Sleep?

There is no doubt that sufficient sleep is needed for good health, and it is well-known that severe sleep deprivation can greatly harm our bodies. Indeed, it is immensely challenging to sustain a state of wakefulness for more than a week as we would imagine, and common physiological changes induced by sleep deprivation include impaired […]

Listen: Danny L Harle - “Can’t Sleep Love” / “Ashes of Love”

Despite unlocking the highly-coveted "snake whisperer" achievement, PC Music's Danny L Harle was a completely average DJ in the "Jungle Survival DJ Challenge." But Harle is apparently moving forward with his music career anyway. Last...Show More Summary

Shiny, Happy People Need REM Sleep

4 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

It’s challenging for researchers to study how sleep affects neurological function, in part because depriving humans of shuteye is a little unethical. So scientists often turn to animals to gain a clearer understanding of how—and why—a...Show More Summary

Friday Links

Inas Nofal aims to win medals for Palestine at international competitions, but training in Gaza presents a challenge. Inas says: “running is my life. Before I go to sleep, I think about which routes I’ll run the next day.” Saudi Arabia is the only country in the world where women cannot legally drive. Over the […]

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