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Poor sleep at night, more pain the next day

After one night of inadequate sleep, brain activity ramps up in pain-sensing regions while activity is scaled back in areas responsible for modulating how we perceive painful stimuli. This finding, published in JNeurosci, provides the first brain-based explanation for the well-established relationship between sleep and pain. In two studies — one in a sleep laboratory… Read More »

What next? Surfboards made of wool

We’ve all heard about Surfing Santa, now maybe it will only be a matter of time before the man in red surfs his way into the southern most continent on a surfboard made of wool. Wool will replace fibreglass in revolutionary new surfboards that will hit the Australian market next year, under the Firewire Surfboards… Read More »