Losing sleep over climate change

Losing sleep over climate change A new study of US data suggests a sleep-deprived planet by century’s end. Researchers show that unusually warm nights can harm human sleep and that the poor and elderly are most affected. Rising temperatures will make sleep loss more severe. Losing sleep over climate change Source: Science Daily Mind &…

Century-old drug as potential new approach to autism

Century-old drug as potential new approach to autism In a small, randomized Phase I/II clinical trial (SAT1), researchers say a 100-year-old drug called suramin, originally developed to treat African sleeping sickness, was safely administered to children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), who subsequently displayed measurable, but transient, improvement in core symptoms of autism. Century-old drug…