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2011-07-19 14:37:36

Research by UCLA's Gene Block, Christopher Colwell provides new insights into sleep difficulties among older people A new study of the brain's master circadian clock "” known as the suprachiasmatic nucleus, or SCN "” reveals that a key pattern of rhythmic neural activity begins to decline by middle age. The study, whose senior author is UCLA Chancellor Gene Block, may have implications for the large number of older people who have difficulty sleeping and adjusting to time...