Connecting the dots between dreams and brain disease

Connecting the dots between dreams and brain disease
(Canadian Association for Neuroscience) Dr. John Peever from University of Toronto has unveiled a connection between sleep disorders and neurodegenerative conditions like Parkinson's Disease. His work reveals REM-active neurons are responsible for turning on and off dreaming. Dysfunction in these cells, called REM sleep behavior disorder is associated in up to 80 percent of the cases with neurodegenerative disorders later ... read more
Source: Eureka AlertPublished on 2017-05-29