Insomnia linked to damage in brain communication networks -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

Insomnia linked to damage in brain communication networks

Using a sophisticated MRI technique, researchers have found abnormalities in the brain's white matter tracts in patients with insomnia. Results of the study were published online in the journal Radiology.

05/04/2016

Photo: WM Tracts in Brain

WM tracts in the brain. ALIC = anterior limb of the internal capsule, ACR = anterior corona radiata, BCC = body of the corpus callosum, PLIC = posterior limb of the internal capsule, R = right side of the brain, SCR = superior corona radiata, SLF = superior longitudinal fasciculus; ©RSNA