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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 augmentation than pramipexole, but I believe this is a drug class effect and not a peculiarity of this particular drug, such that all alpha-2-delta ligands would offer more efficacy and less…

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May, 2018

“SLEEP SOUNDLY, NURTURE LIFE”

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The World Association of Sleep Medicine, WASM, celebrated on March 17th the World Sleep Day with the motto "Sleep soundly, nurture life". With this it aims to highlight the relationship between how we sleep and the state of our…

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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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May, 2018

MODERN LIGHT AND OUR CIRCADIAN CYCLE

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How does modern light affect our sleep? Do you know the longest someone has endured without sleeping? Oops, we actually do not know. The Guinness book of records does not include this challenge as it can cause serious health…

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