Neuroscience: While you were sleeping

  title={Neuroscience: While you were sleeping},
  author={Alison Abbott},
“I get weekly e-mails from people who have had these episodes and are afraid,” says Boeve. The idea that the sleeping problem, known as REM sleep behaviour disorder, or RBD, and Parkinson’s could be linked poses difficult ethical questions for doctors. But it could also overturn current theories on how Parkinson’s disease works and how it could be treated. There are many sleep disorders, from insomnia to sleep-walking (see page 1253), but few are more bizarre and disturbing than RBD in its… CONTINUE READING


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