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The Dehydrated Brain

When the amount of water in and around the brain is reduced, your brain is dehydrated. It was recently observed that dehydration causes shrinkage of brain tissue and an associated increase in ventricular volume. This means that with dehydration, there is less brain and more empty space in your head. Water. More than two thirds …

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To sleep in or not? The science of chronobiology and the challenges to being a night owl

The science of chronobiology investigates biological rhythms and has shown that people can be classified as early, late or intermediate chronotypes. In layman terms, that translates to whether you are a ‘lark’, a ‘night owl’ or fall somewhere in between.   The NorthFace100 Singapore trail race is scheduled for an early morning start this year. …

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