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Reducing nitric oxide gas in the brain may help us stay awake

September 6, 2006




Children's Hospital Boston press release. For more information, please contact James Newton at 617-355-6420 or james.newton@childrens.harvard.edu.

Need to pull an all-nighter? Reducing nitric oxide gas in the brain may help us stay awake.

"People who must stay awake for long shifts - soldiers, pilots, truckers, students, doctors, parents of newborns - may take comfort from new research showing that preventing the gas nitric oxide from building up in the brain may ward off the sleep urge."

Read the entire press release on the Children's Hopital news page.

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