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Penn researchers find link between sleep and immune function in fruit flies


April 22, 2014

cartoon of a fruit fly with Z's above it's head When we get sick it feels natural to try to hasten our recovery by getting some extra shuteye. Researchers have found that this response has a definite purpose, in fruit flies: Enhancing immune system response and recovery to infection. Full Story

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University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

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