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Reduction of sleep deprivation and fatigue in mass transit rail operators - Haynes AL.

Sleep and work schedules differ considerably between rail workers and the broader U.S. workforce. Due to extended work hours and night shift schedules, train and engine service workers who operate passenger trains or move freight are most vulnerable to fat...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

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A certain type of yoga may provide lasting benefits for breast cancer patients who have trouble sleeping, researchers report.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Sleep problems are common, but can we really tell how well or how badly we slept? Sleep trackers might help, but they don't always reflect how we feel.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Source Type: news
Authors: Kurosawa H, Saisho Y, Fukunaga K, Haraguchi M, Yamasawa W, Kurihara I, Betsuyaku T, Itoh H Abstract Aim of this study was to examine the association between the severity of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and dysglycemia in Japanese individuals with and without type 2 diabetes (T2DM). We enrolled 115 individuals diagnosed with OSA with an apnea hypopnea-index (AHI) ≥ 20 in whom continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy was introduced (N = 115, 44 with T2DM, age 62 ± 11 years, BMI 27.0 ± 4.4 kg/m(2) and AHI median 36.1; interquartile range 27.2-48.1). During admission, the severity o...
Source: Endocrine Journal - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Endocr J Source Type: research
Conclusions: There are significant discrepancies in the care provided to children with NAFLD by hepatologists practicing in academic centers across Canada.
Source: Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Original Articles: Hepatology Source Type: research
Background: Vitamin D (VitD) deficiency and obesity are reaching epidemic proportions in North America, particularly in those with comorbid conditions such as diabetes or liver disease. The study objective was to determine the prevalence of suboptimal vitD status and interrelationships with anthropometric, cardiometabolic, liver, mental health, and lifestyle (sleep/screen time) parameters in an ambulatory population of children with obesity. Methods: Children (2–18 years) attending a pediatric weight management clinic (nā€Š=ā€Š217) were retrospectively reviewed. Variables studied included anthropometric (weight, hei...
Source: Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Original Articles: Nutrition Source Type: research
Authors: Lecube A, Simó R, Pallayova M, Punjabi NM, López-Cano C, Turino C, Hernández C, Barbé F Abstract Population based studies showing the negative impact of type 2 diabetes (T2D) on lung function are overviewed. Among the well-recognized pathophysiological mechanisms, the metabolic pathways related to insulin resistance, low-grade chronic inflammation, leptin resistance, microvascular damage, and autonomic neuropathy are emphasized. Histopathological changes are exposed, and findings reported from experimental models are clearly differentiated from those described in humans. The acc...
Source: Endocrine Reviews - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Endocr Rev Source Type: research
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Source: AARP.org News - Category: American Health Source Type: news
CONCLUSION: Calprotectin values were elevated in OSAS patients and it can be used as a marker of severe OSAS. Future studies can support our study. PMID: 28933970 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Current Medical Research and Opinion - Category: Research Tags: Curr Med Res Opin Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: These findings support a significant effect of sleep deprivation and suggest the need for future studies on the phenotypic nature of the antidepressant response to sleep deprivation, on the neurobiological mechanisms of action, and on moderators of the sleep deprivation treatment response in depression. PMID: 28937707 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Clinical Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: J Clin Psychiatry Source Type: research
Don’t let the picture fool you! If you’re dealing with depression, you might want to cut back on counting sheep and take a look at what sleep deprivation can do to help your moods (says some research). Also, keep going for a look at how psychology training might benefit entrepreneurs more than business training, why getting angry every now and then is a good thing, the psychology behind paying so much money for an iPhone (or any product you don’t expect to cost that much), and more. Sleep Deprivation Might Be the Antidote for Depression: Well, this is…anything but snooze worthy. According to an an...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Anger Depression Disorders Industrial and Workplace Money and Financial Movie Review Psychology Psychology Around the Net Research Schizophrenia Sleep business Elizabeth Blue Iphone Mental Illness Motivation Psychological R Source Type: blogs
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