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A new study has found that protein and not sugar activates the cells responsible for keeping us awake and burning calories.
Bright light arouses us.
The Bio-Magazine has just published reviews on the neuropeptide hormone Orexin and on Biophilia which is the hypothesis of an instinctive
The fat we usually think of is called white fat, but there’s another type- brown fat- that burns fat.
People with narcolepsy are not only excessively sleepy, but they are also prone to gaining weight.
The fat we typically think of as body fat is called white fat. But there's another type—known as brown fat—that does more than just store fat.
A signaling system in the brain previously shown to regulate sleep is also responsible for inducing lethargy during illness.
Recently, optogenetics, which controls the activity of neuron using the light-activated protein, has been getting a lot of attention.
SAN DIEGO, Oct. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA) announced today results from a Phase 1 clinical trial of APD916, a novel drug candidate discovered by Arena that targets the histamine H3 receptor for the treatment of narcolepsy with cataplexy.
With the help of tiny, see-through fish, Stanford University School of Medicine researchers are homing in on what happens in the brain while you sleep.
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- Of grand or imposing sound.