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A sleep disorder (somnipathy) is a medical disorder of the sleep patterns of a person or animal. Some sleep disorders are serious enough to interfere with normal physical, mental and emotional functioning. A test commonly ordered for some sleep disorders is the polysomnogram.
Link between extreme sleep disorder and onset of parkinsonism or dementia

Link between extreme sleep disorder and onset of parkinsonism or dementia

Link between Parkinson's and narcolepsy

Link between Parkinson's and narcolepsy

New study on judicial sleepiness

New study on judicial sleepiness

Sleep deprivation can adversely affect a person's decision-making

Sleep deprivation can adversely affect a person's decision-making

Chronic fatigue syndrome impairs sleep and homeostatic response

Chronic fatigue syndrome impairs sleep and homeostatic response

Sleep protects memories

Sleep protects memories

Psychotherapeutic drug spending surges

Psychotherapeutic drug spending surges

Prazosin shows promise for post traumatic stress disorder sleep disturbances

Prazosin shows promise for post traumatic stress disorder sleep disturbances

New findings on insomnia

New findings on insomnia

Night owls do it tougher than other insomniacs

Night owls do it tougher than other insomniacs

A mild head injury can increase your chance of developing a sleep disorder

A mild head injury can increase your chance of developing a sleep disorder

Eli Lilly acquires Hypnion

Eli Lilly acquires Hypnion

What makes a simple biological clock tick?

What makes a simple biological clock tick?

Cephalon provides update on Nuvigil NDA

Cephalon provides update on Nuvigil NDA

Total sleep time affects morning testosterone levels

Total sleep time affects morning testosterone levels

Fragmented sleep increases spontaneous pain in women

Fragmented sleep increases spontaneous pain in women

Actigraphy helps assess and manage sleep disorders

Actigraphy helps assess and manage sleep disorders

Sedative-hypnotic drugs to get stronger warning labels

Sedative-hypnotic drugs to get stronger warning labels

Women in the U.S. too tired for sex

Women in the U.S. too tired for sex

Lilly to acquire neuroscience drug discovery co. Hypnion

Lilly to acquire neuroscience drug discovery co. Hypnion

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