Here’s Why You Feel so Sleepy When You’re Sick

If you’ve ever slept your way through an illness, or had a hard time staying awake through a cold or flu, researchers believe they’ve found the reason why your body craves shut-eye while you’re down. Working with over 12,000 lines of fruit flies, researchers discovered that a single gene works to induce sleep in a sick body. “[O]ur study directly links sleep to the immune system and provides a potential explanation for how sleep increases during sickness,"...

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