Cerebrospinal fluid hypocretin levels are normal in idiopathic REM sleep behaviour disorder.

@article{Anderson2010CerebrospinalFH,
  title={Cerebrospinal fluid hypocretin levels are normal in idiopathic REM sleep behaviour disorder.},
  author={Kirstie N. Anderson and Angela Vincent and Ian E. Smith and John Michael Shneerson},
  journal={European journal of neurology},
  year={2010},
  volume={17 8},
  pages={1105-7}
}
BACKGROUND Rapid eye movement (REM) sleep behaviour disorder (RBD) is a common sleep disorder that can be associated with a number of neurodegenerative conditions as well as with narcolepsy. Current diagnostic criteria require overnight polysomnography, and there are no other biomarkers available. The control of REM sleep is complex with a putative on/off… CONTINUE READING