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Place of birth and sleep duration: analysis of the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) - Newsome V, Seixas A, Iwelunmor J, Zizi F, Kothare S, Jean-Louis G.

While sleep disturbance has been related to a number of negative health outcomes, few studies have examined the relationship between place of birth and sleep duration among individuals living in the US. Data for 416,152 adult participants in the 2000-2013 ...
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CONCLUSIONS: EQ is a compact 5-item-based, concise and easy-to-use screening tool to identify both male and female patients with OSA in a sleep clinic-population and exhibits all essential factors of internal and external validity. The results of the EQ are comparable to the best-validated and most commonly used STOP-Bang questionnaire regarding sensitivity and specificity in a sleep clinic population. PMID: 28925472 [PubMed - in process]
Source: European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci Source Type: research
Hey guys, fellow D1 here. Just wanted to see how everyone is studying. Our school has mandatory attendance for lectures and we have a small class (around 45) so it's not hard for the professors to notice if you are not there. Some care, some don't. We usually go 8-5pm for lecture and have at least two tests a week and a final the following week or so. Just doesn't leave a lot of time to study during the day, even if you sleep at 10:30 - 11pm. I've found myself studying till 10 and waking up... How are you guys studying?
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The objectives of this study were to assess and characterize Internet use in adolescence, determine Internet addiction and clarify its association with sleep disorders and excessive daytime sleepiness. MATERIAL AND METHODS: It was performed an observational, cross sectional and community-based study. The target were students attending 7th and 8th grades, to whom was applied an online self-report questionnaire to assess sociodemographic features, Internet use, Internet dependence, sleep characteristics and excessive daytime sleepiness. RESULTS: A total of 727 adolescents were included with a mean age 13 ± 0.9...
Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa - Category: General Medicine Tags: Acta Med Port Source Type: research
A new study shows sleep deprivation can be an effective antidepressant for half of people with the mood disorder. Much is unknown still, but sleep deprivation could be used to augment treatments.
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Source: British Journal of Neurosurgery - Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Source Type: research
Ivanka Trump revealed in a television interview that she struggled with postpartum depression after the births of her three children. During an interview with Mehmet Oz, better known as Dr. Oz, President Trump's eldest daughter, who also serves as his senior adviser, described the period after the birth of each of her three children as a "very challenging […]Related:Could ADHD be a type of sleep disorder? That would fundamentally change how we treat it.Hospital staffers took photos of a patient’s genitals — and the foreign object lodged thereSelena Gomez’s kidney transplant: You...
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People who sleep poorly may be more likely to develop a chronic pain condition and have worse physical health, a study from the UK suggests.Reuters Health Information
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People receiving chemotherapy are often plagued by insomnia at night and excessive drowsiness during the day. But a new study in the journal Cancer suggests that yoga can help. Breast cancer patients in the study who practiced at home at least twice a week reported better sleep quality over time, compared to those who practiced less often or not at all. The new research is “another piece of evidence, along with now dozens of studies, showing that incorporating a mind-body practice within conventional cancer care can help decrease side effects for patients,” says lead author Lorenzo Cohen, director of the integr...
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Conclusion: The extent of penetration of bisoprolol and metoprolol into the CSF is similar and compatible with the assumption that both drugs may exert direct effects in the CNS.Pharmacology 2018;101:29-34
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Over the past two decades, U.S. parents and teachers have reported epidemic levels of children with trouble focusing, impulsive behavior and so much energy that they are bouncing off walls. Educators, policymakers and scientists have referred to attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, as a national crisis and have spent billions of dollars looking into its cause. They've looked at genetics, brain development, exposure to […]Related:Hospital staffers took photos of a patient’s genitals — and the foreign object lodged thereSelena Gomez’s kidney trans...
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