Sleep gives brain a chance to clean up, study says

10/17/2013 | Boston Globe (tiered subscription model), The

Getting a good night's sleep helps flush out waste from our brains, according to a study by scientists at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Researchers injected mice with beta-amyloid, which builds up in brains of people with Alzheimer's disease, and found that the substance was eliminated faster when the mice were asleep than when they were awake. The study, which appears in the journal Science, could lead to therapies for Alzheimer's and other ailments.

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