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May, 2018

LONG-TERM EFFICACY OF PREGABALIN TRUMPS PRAMIPEXOLE FOR RLS

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The alpha-2-delta ligand pregabalin is more effective and has less augmentation than the dopamine agonist pramipexole for the long-term treatment of restless legs syndrome (RLS), new research shows. "Over the long-term, we found pregabalin produces more efficacy and less…

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May, 2018

THE PURPOSE OF SLEEP? TO FORGET, SCIENTISTS SAY

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Why do we sleep? Over the years, scientists have come up with a lot of ideas about why we sleep. Some have argued that it’s a way to save energy. Others have suggested that slumber provides an opportunity to clear away the brain’s cellular waste. Still others have proposed that sleep simply forces animals to lie still, letting them hide from predators. A pair of papers published on Thursday in…

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