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Obesity And Insomnia Linked By Excitability Of Brain Cells

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A possible link between lack of sleep (insomnia) and obesity has been traced to hypocretin/orexin cells in the hypothalamus region of the brain that are easily excited and sensitive to stress, Yale School of Medicine researchers report in the April issue of Cell Metabolism.

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Posted On: 15 April, 2005
Modified On: 16 January, 2014

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