GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia

Could this mechanism explain why sleepless nights affect gut health?

Gut inflammation and other conditions that involve the immune system are more common among people with irregular sleep patterns, including those who work night shifts. Now, new research in mice has uncovered a previously unknown mechanism that could help to explain the connection. New research finds a body clock mechanism that may explain the link […]

Restless Legs Syndrome Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia

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 […]