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Potential Cause Of Rapid Eye-Movement Sleep Behavior Disorder Discovered With Implications For Parkinson’s Disease

Researchers at the University of Toronto are the first to indentify a potential cause for a severe sleep disorder that has been closely linked to Parkinson’s disease and other neurodegenerative diseases. “Our research is the first to establish a potential genetic link to human REM sleep behavior disorder (RBD). That’s important because between 60 and […]

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EEG Study Shows That Sleep Spindles During Light Sleep Boosts The Brain’s Learning Capacity

Scientists have long puzzled over the many hours we spend in light, dreamless slumber. But a new study from the University of California, Berkeley, suggests we are busy recharging our brain’s learning capacity during this traditionally undervalued phase of sleep, which can take up half the night. The results of the study were published in […]

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