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2010-10-07 13:38:32

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.

2010-09-21 22:10:34

For advanced activities of our daily life (such as driving a car, or seeing a movie), to be awake is important.

2010-03-24 07:00:00

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2009-12-01 14:27:34

Even the anticipation of sweets may cause our muscles to start taking up more blood sugar, say researchers reporting in the December issue of Cell Metabolism, a Cell Press publication.

2009-12-01 14:21:29

Taste stimulation and its anticipation activates muscle glucose metabolism via 'orexin' neurons in the brain and thereby reduces blood glucose level in mice.

2009-09-25 05:34:14

Chronic sleep deprivation in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease makes Alzheimer's brain plaques appear earlier and more often, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis report online this week in Science Express.

2009-07-27 09:35:00

Research to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior (SSIB), the foremost society for research into all aspects of eating and drinking behavior,

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2009-05-04 07:12:14

Ten years ago, Stanford University School of Medicine scientist Emmanuel Mignot, MD, PhD, and his colleagues made headlines when they identified the culprit behind the sleep disorder narcolepsy.

2009-01-29 12:37:31

U.S. medical scientists say they've discovered increased levels of a natural brain chemical can block weight gain. The researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center found mice with increased levels of the chemical orexin don't gain weight when fed a high-fat diet.

2009-01-29 14:28:30

Falling asleep involuntarily during the day poses a very real and dangerous problem, Canadian researchers said.


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