Neuroscience

Is adenosine the missing link in restless leg syndrome?

Researchers have identified a common mechanism implicating adenosine in the cause of restless leg syndrome (RLS) symptoms—the periodic limb movements characteristic of RLS and the state of enhanced arousal that both disrupt ...

Health

A new therapeutic avenue for treating insomnia

Insomnia is one of the major sleep problems with an estimated prevalence of 10 percent to 15 percent in the general population and 30 percent to 60 percent in the older population. Moreover, insomnia frequently co-occurs ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Markers, erasers, and germs, oh my!

A thorough, terminal cleaning of hospital rooms between patients is essential for eliminating environmental contamination, and a checklist is a standard tool to guide the cleaning staff. But new research presented at the ...

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