HEALTHY LIVING
05/02/2013 01:17 pm ET

A Sleep Gene Has A Surprising Role In Migraines

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Mutations on a single gene appear to increase the risk for both an unusual sleep disorder and migraines, a team reports in Science Translational Medicine.

The finding could help explain the links between sleep problems and migraines. It also should make it easier to find new drugs to treat migraines, researchers say.

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