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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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CONCLUSION: Less daytime care by mothers and shorter sleep duration were associated with increased risk of becoming overweight during childhood. Further studies are needed to determine on how the effect of those factors may be diminished with respect to childhood overweight. PMID: 29473766 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Conclusions Among ambulatory women with urgency urinary incontinence, poor sleep quality is common and greater frequency of incontinence is associated with a greater degree of sleep dysfunction. Women seeking urgency urinary incontinence treatment should be queried about their sleeping habits so that they can be offered appropriate interventions.
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