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Sleep biology discovery could lead to new insomnia treatments that don't target the brain

20:00 EDT 9 Aug 2017 | AAAS

(University of California - Los Angeles) Scientists report the first evidence that a gene outside the brain controls the ability to rebound from sleep deprivation -- a very surprising discovery that could eventually lead to greatly improved treatments of insomnia and other sleep disorders that do not require getting a drug into the brain.

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