Can’t sleep? Your genes could be to blame

Some people burn the midnight oil because they just don’t feel sleepy enough to turn out the lights.  Others try to go to sleep at a reasonable hour; however, they toss and turn all night, only to wake up feeling as if they did not sleep at all.  In fact, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that up to 70 million Americans have some sort of sleep disorder.

Deep brain stimulation shows promise in Tourette syndrome

Scientists at New York University’s Langone Medical Center reported data from a study showing that deep brain stimulation (DBS) decreased the severity of tics for patients with severe Tourette syndrome.