2019 Research Magazine

  • Both of the rooms of the new sleep research lab are outfitted with numerous technologies
      that, coupled together, provide the datasets necessary to analyze what makes for a
      good—or poor—night’s sleep. Blood oxygenation levels, blood pressure, and sleep cycles
      are just a few of the nearly two dozen signals the researchers track.

    Sleep Lab Gets to the Heart of the Matter

    Using novel combinations of advanced technologies to understand sleep and cardiovascular health. Like death and taxes, another certainty for most Americans is lack of sleep. But what does sleep loss do to our bodies? What happens when we factor sex differences or alcohol into the mix?

On the cover: We sleep one third of our lives. Big data reveals why our hearts need plenty of sleep, which may matter more to women than men.


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