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What's Sleep Got to do With It?

After an argument with a colleague, a graduate student appears "drunk" in class. What happened on the way to the lecture?

Sleep Disorders

Shift work and metabolic disorders.

Diabetes, obesity, CVD—all have been linked to disruption of the day-night rhythm caused by shift work. More facts and some tips for your shift-weary patients, here.

How much less sleep do insomniacs get? What causes brainstem hyperarousal? Is insomnia heritable? If you snooze, you lose on this quiz!

Sleep apnea linked to depression in men

The association remained statistically significant even after adjusting for age, waist circumference, smoking, and other confounders.

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Circadian components are profound in depressive disorders, such seasonal affective disorder. This article introduces a course to be given at this year’s APA Meeting in Toronto, on melatonin and light treatment.

Good physical and social functioning may help avert insomnia in older people with musculoskeletal pain.

Orexin B protects vulnerable midbrain neurons from degeneration and preserves their function. This sleep-promoting protein could provide a new target for potential treatments.

New therapeutic avenues for improving the synchronization of the body’s various clocks may be opening up.

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