Research Needs Rodent Models of Restless Legs Syndrome, But Assessing RLS in Mice Is Tricky

The International Restless Legs Syndrome Study Group publishes a new guideline on construct validity of rodent models of RLS. By Jane Kollmer How do you know if a mouse has restless legs syndrome? It’s a seemingly strange question, but one that is essential to restless legs syndrome (RLS) research because before studies can be conducted … Read more

How Sleep Research Could Help Us Understand Tinnitus

Linus Milinski, University of Oxford; Fernando Nodal, University of Oxford; Victoria Bajo Lorenzana, University of Oxfordand Vladyslav Vyazovskiy, University of Oxford Around 15% of the world’s population suffers from tinnitus, a condition which causes someone to hear a sound (such as ringing or buzzing) without any external source. It’s often associated with hearing loss. Not … Read more