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Proceed To Article What Is Sleep Apnea?
Sleep apnea is a serious, potentially life-threatening condition that is far more common than generally understood. First described in 1965, sleep apnea is a breathing disorder characterized by brief interruptions of breathing during sleep. More...

Proceed To Article Brain Basics: Sleep
The amount of sleep each person needs depends on many factors, including age. Infants generally require about 16 hours a day, while teenagers need about 9 hours on average. For most adults, 7 to 8 hours a night appears to be the best amount of sleep, although some people may need as few as 5 hours or as many as 10 hours of sleep each day. More...

Proceed To Article Sleep Information For Health Care Professionals
Health care professionals can find an abundance of professional and patient level pamphlets, research tools and Web sites by following these sleep related links. More...
Proceed To Article Is The Anti-Malarial Drug, Mefloquine, A Dangerous Hallucinogen?
The British army has ordered an inquiry after a soldier serving in Sierra Leone shot himself after taking Roche's antimalarial drug mefloquine (Lariam). More...

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