Latest News

Brain differences linked to insomnia identified by researchers

Researchers report that people with chronic insomnia show more plasticity and activity than good sleepers in the part of the brain that controls movement. "Insomnia is not a nighttime disorder," says study leader. "It's a 24-hour brain condition, like a light switch that is always on. Our research adds information about differences in the brain associated with it." The researchers say they hope their study opens the door to better diagnosis and treatment of the most common and often intractable sleep disorder that affects an estimated 15 percent of the United States population.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Genetic tug of war in the brain influences parental control over offspring behavior

  • Experts recommend tumor removal as first-line treatment for Cushing's syndrome

  • Discovery about brain protein causes rethink on development of Alzheimer's disease

  • Brain-controlled prosthesis nearly as good as one-finger typing

  • New structural features of human hair discovered

  • Depressed females have over-active glutamate receptor gene

  • The body and the brain: Impact of mental, physical exertion on fatigue development

  • Trying to quit smoking? First strengthen self-control

  • Take a Trip Through the Brain: New Imaging Tool

  • Blood test predicts prognosis for traumatic brain injuries

  •