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Alcohol’s disruptive effects on sleep may be more pronounced among women

Alcohol’s disruptive effects on sleep may be more pronounced among women

February 17, 2011

Researchers have known for decades that alcohol can initially deepen sleep during the early part of the night but then disrupt sleep during the latter part of the night; this is called a “rebound effect.” A new study of the influence of gender and family history of alcoholism on sleep has found that intoxication can increase feelings of sleepiness

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Peer support offers promise for reducing depression symptoms

Peer support offers promise for reducing depression symptoms

February 17, 2011

Peer support offers promise as an effective, low-cost tool for fighting depression, a new study by the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System and University of Michigan Health System finds. Programs in which patients and volunteers share information were found to reduce symptoms of depression better than traditional

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