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Sleep disruption has genetic links with obesity, schizophrenia

For the first time, researchers have found genetic links between sleep disturbance and a range of conditions, such as restless legs syndrome, obesity, and schizophrenia. The study identifies genetic links between sleep disturbance and a range of health conditions, including restless legs syndrome, obesity, and schizophrenia. In the journal Nature Genetics, scientists from the United […]

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Restless legs syndrome: Study raises hope for better drugs

John Hopkins researchers may have discovered why insomnia persists in patients with restless legs syndrome (RLS), despite successful treatment of the condition. Few drugs effectively treat RLS while also improving sleep. People with restless legs syndrome, sometimes called “jimmy legs,” have an uncontrollable urge to move their legs. The condition varies in severity and can […]