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Understanding what causes narcolepsy

Understanding what causes narcolepsy

Neurobiologists distinguish in unprecedented detail the patterns of brain activity

Neurobiologists distinguish in unprecedented detail the patterns of brain activity

Research suggests that lack of sleep may be contributing to the obesity pandemic

Research suggests that lack of sleep may be contributing to the obesity pandemic

Babies who do not sleep on their stomachs fail to learn behaviors that may lessen their risk SIDS

Babies who do not sleep on their stomachs fail to learn behaviors that may lessen their risk SIDS

Prevalence of overweight increased in children aged two to four years from low-income families

Prevalence of overweight increased in children aged two to four years from low-income families

MRI reveals similarities between the human and chimpanzee brain

MRI reveals similarities between the human and chimpanzee brain

Sleep is the remedy for a bad day at work

Sleep is the remedy for a bad day at work

New method measures emotional quality of daily experience

New method measures emotional quality of daily experience

Researchers develop method to better measure people's quality of life

Researchers develop method to better measure people's quality of life

Exposure to methamphetamine in the womb causes adverse developmental effects

Exposure to methamphetamine in the womb causes adverse developmental effects

Discrimination could lead to an increase in mental health problems among gay men, lesbians and bi-sexual men and women

Discrimination could lead to an increase in mental health problems among gay men, lesbians and bi-sexual men and women

Effective management of insomnia begins with recognition and adequate assessment

Effective management of insomnia begins with recognition and adequate assessment

Parents are more likely to get a good night’s sleep if they take their babies out in the early afternoon

Parents are more likely to get a good night’s sleep if they take their babies out in the early afternoon

Discovery of gene mutation in fruit flies that alters sensitivity to crack cocaine

Discovery of gene mutation in fruit flies that alters sensitivity to crack cocaine

Researcher highlights hidden problem of smoking after pregnancy

Researcher highlights hidden problem of smoking after pregnancy

Scientists have identified a fault in the brain waves of schizophrenics that may explain their hallucinations and disturbed thinking

Scientists have identified a fault in the brain waves of schizophrenics that may explain their hallucinations and disturbed thinking

Obese and overweight men spend 3.5 times more on prescription drugs than normal-weight men

Obese and overweight men spend 3.5 times more on prescription drugs than normal-weight men

Comprehensive studies of sleep and medical intern performance

Comprehensive studies of sleep and medical intern performance

New research could address sleep problems associated with alcohol

New research could address sleep problems associated with alcohol

First study to measure the influence of night-shift work on hormone levels that may affect breast-cancer risk

First study to measure the influence of night-shift work on hormone levels that may affect breast-cancer risk