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A shower before bedtime may improve the sleep onset latency of youth soccer players - Whitworth-Turner C, Di Michele R, Muir I, Gregson W, Drust B.

During the competitive season, soccer players are likely exposed to numerous factors that may disrupt the process of sleep. The current investigation looked to evaluate a practical sleep hygiene strategy (10-min showering at ∼40°C before lights out), wi...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

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Jacob Thompson spent nearly half of his short life battling cancer. The 9-year-old boy, who loved penguins, died Sunday, four years after he was diagnosed with Stage 4 neuroblastoma, a rare cancer that affects mostly young children. As his family had expected, Thompson didn’t live long enough to celebrate Christmas, a holiday he loves. But before his death, […]Related:Risk of stillbirth is double in pregnant women who sleep on their backs, study findsA dying vet needed CPR. Hidden video shows his nurse laughing instead.The truth behind the ‘first marijuana overdose death’ headlines
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
This article provides instruction on the key anatomic landmarks and imaging protocols f or radiographic airway evaluation.
Source: Radiologic Clinics of North America - Category: Radiology Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusion The NPH-HRQoL is affected in Egyptian patients with primary KOA and may be used as a measure to reflect pain, physical performance and radiographic severity. Physical mobility, pain, sleep, energy, and emotional reactions items were obviously reported except social isolation domain attributed to different cultures and morals of eastern communities.
Source: The Egyptian Rheumatologist - Category: Rheumatology Source Type: research
ConclusionPatients’ self‐reported cognitive concerns concurred with objectively measured performance, independent of age, education and catastrophizing. Moreover, those with severe anxiety were more accurate in predicting their cognitive performance. The findings highlight some interesting cognition–mood relationships, and suggest that easy‐to‐administer questionnaires, such as the Everyday Memory Questionnaire – Revised and the Behavior Rating Inventory of Executive Function – Adult Version, may be useful to capture cognitive concerns in clinical settings. SignificanceCognitive concerns in ch...
Source: European Journal of Pain - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
This study revealed the possibilities of network mapping for dynamic person-specific psychological and biological data. The results underline not only the presence of large heterogeneity, but also show that despite this heterogeneity, meaningful generalizations can be made regarding the interplay of melatonin with affect and fatigue in depression.
Source: Personality and Individual Differences - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
ConclusionsThe Bayesian network identified local structure (eg, fatigue‐mood‐QoL or sleep‐cognition) and possible intervention targets (eg, a sleep intervention to reduce cognitive complaints during chemotherapy).
Source: Psycho-Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: PAPER Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 20 November 2017 Source:Revista Portuguesa de Cardiologia (English Edition) Author(s): João Carmo, Inês Araújo, Filipa Marques, Cândida Fonseca Heart failure (HF) is one of the most prevalent conditions worldwide and despite therapeutic advances, its prognosis remains poor. Among the multiple comorbidities in HF, sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) is frequent and worsens the prognosis. Preliminary observational studies suggested that treatment of SDB could modify the prognosis of HF, and the issue has gained importance in recent years. The diagnosis of SDB is expe...
Source: Revista Portuguesa de Cardiologia - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
_____ “The future is already here — it’s just not very evenly distributed” — William Gibson Last week we asked the question, Have you ever used–for yourself or for others–technologies or products that you think would fall into the category of brain enhancement? a) If Yes, what did you use and what lessons learned can you share? b) If No, what issues would you like to see addressed before considering doing so? Thank you everyone for your great answers and comments! They are very valuable in helping us finalize the agenda of the the upcoming 2017 SharpBrains Virtu...
Source: SharpBrains - Category: Neuroscience Authors: Tags: Cognitive Neuroscience Health & Wellness Peak Performance Technology Alpha-Stim Anki app brain-enhancement brain-sensing Brain-Training Calm Calm app CBT-I dual n-back electrostimulation headband heartmath HRV biofeedback Source Type: blogs
I have had insomnia for years, which I put down to the menopause. Now I ’ve come across research that suggests interrupted sleep in middle-age increases the risk of Alzheimer’s. What should I do? I am 62.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
BOSTON (CBS) – Many people diagnosed with cancer suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD. Researchers in Malaysia looked at almost 500 adults who had been diagnosed with different types of cancer. One in five had developed PTSD within a few months of their diagnosis and some of those still had symptoms four years later. Getting the news that you have cancer can be shocking and the treatment itself can be traumatic. And then some patients continue to live in fear that the cancer will return. Patients with PTSD can have sleep problems, may be more likely to use substances, and may avoid seeking treatment fo...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Health Healthwatch Local News Syndicated Local Cancer Dr. Mallika Marshall PTSD Source Type: news
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