According to the study, environmental and social factors like one's financial situation play a role, along with genetics, in determining the sleep regulation
Brain monoamines play a key role in sleep regulation
(Shouse et al.
The ATP then binds to a receptor responsible for cell processing and the release of cytokines, small signaling proteins involved in sleep regulation
A human study (Kempten, Germany) in 2007 measured blood levels of serotonin and melatonin (important hormones involved in brain messaging, mood, sleep regulation
, and immune system function) both before, and five months after, the activation of a new cell site.
Melatonin, an important hormone for sleep regulation
in humans, slowly induced a glow that lasted hours in the skin patches of velvet belly lantern sharks, Etmopterus spinax.
Cortisol and its lesser companion in sleep regulation
, melatonin, can be measured either in saliva or blood.
Its role in sleep regulation
depends on proper brain levels of hypocretin (also called orexin), a neuroexcitatory peptide that is synthesized by special cells in the hypothalamus.
Narcolepsy in orexin knockout mice: molecular genetics of sleep regulation
A mandatory EU-wide sleep regulation
would not only cut health costs, and road and work accidents, but would also reduce domestic energy consumption, a statement from the European Commission said yesterday.
There is an intricate interplay between the REM-OFF and REM-ON neurons for REM sleep regulation
Some changes in sleep regulation
are biologic and linked to puberty; others are linked to social habits and environmental influences.
Valdoxan combines antidepressant efficacy, even in severely depressed patients, with an extremely favourable side-effect profile and has the additional benefit of sleep regulation
in depressive patients, according to new data presented at the 18th Congress of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP) today.