Muscle protein helps to control sleep

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Researchers have discovered that a muscle protein may influence sleep-related behaviors. When it comes to sleep disorders, researchers have spent years analyzing the human brain in the search for possible treatment targets. A new study, however, suggests that one such target may actually lie in skeletal muscles. Researchers found that…

Chronic fatigue symptoms triggered by nerve, muscle strain

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It is well established that symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome can be worsened with physical activity. Now, a new study might shed some light on why this is, after finding chronic fatigue flare-ups can be triggered by mild to moderate muscle and nerve strain. Researchers found the supine straight leg…

Discovery of unique muscle fibers of upper airway in humans

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Researchers at Umeå University in Sweden have discovered unique muscle fibers in the soft palate of the mouth in both infants and adults. The fibers seem to be present in greater number in snorers and sleep apnea patients. The findings were recently published article in the Journal of Anatomy. …