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Sleep - Disordered Breathing Linked to Cognitive Dysfunction

Hypoxemia and sleepiness associated with cognitive deficits, with strongest effect in APOE - ε 4 carriers
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Neurology, Pathology, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

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CONCLUSIONS: We believe that bilateral MVD is the best approach in cases of BHFS. PMID: 29026661 [PubMed]
Source: Surgical Neurology International - Category: Neurosurgery Tags: Surg Neurol Int Source Type: research
STUDY OBJECTIVES: Cross-sectional studies suggest that insomnia symptoms are associated with falls in later life. This longitudinal study examines the independent and interactive effects of the extent of insomnia symptoms (i.e., multiple co-existing insomn...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news
You're reading Stressed or Depressed? Know the Difference, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Stressed or Depressed? Know the Difference Often in our daily lives, we use the terms stress and depression interchangeably as if they mean the same thing. Although they have similar symptoms, can be dealt with in almost the same manner and one may actually lead to another, they are two different conditions. But the line between the two can seem pretty thin at times, and sometimes the only way to determine whether y...
Source: PickTheBrain | Motivation and Self Improvement - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: depression happiness psychology self improvement depressed pickthebrain stressed Source Type: blogs
By Amy Orciari Herman Edited by Susan Sadoughi, MD, and Andr é Sofair, MD, MPH The need for a home sleep apnea test must be determined using the patient's medical history plus a face-to-face (in-person or telemedicine) exam by …
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - Category: Primary Care Source Type: news
So I’ve finished up at one job and moved on to another. I was a director for a year, and it was a learning experience. Right now I’m nearing the final approach after working a long run. Last week I had five nights, 12 hours duration each. I stayed in a hotel near the hospital. Then, after two days off at home, I started a run of five days, of 12 hours duration. I have two to go. I’m working out of town. Not locums, as I’m employed and working in the same place; it’s just a couple hours away, so I stay here. A few observations: It’s hard to turn around from nights to days in 48 hours. I f...
Source: Kevin, M.D. - Medical Weblog - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Physician Emergency Medicine Hospital-Based Medicine Source Type: blogs
The significance of breastfeeding on sleep patterns during the first 48 hours postpartum for first time mothers. J Obstet Gynaecol. 2017 Oct 12;:1-5 Authors: Hughes O, Mohamad MM, Doyle P, Burke G Abstract Postpartum women sleep less during the early days following delivery. Long-term sleep disturbance and fatigue can have significant implications for physical and mental health, relationships, employment and parental competence. Most studies focus on the quality and quantity of maternal sleep between weeks one and six postpartum. We explored sleep patterns and reasons for wakefulness of first-ti...
Source: Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology - Category: OBGYN Tags: J Obstet Gynaecol Source Type: research
The type of sleep linked to feeling more positive emotions. • Try one of PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy Dean: Activate: How To Find Joy Again By Changing What You Do (NEW) The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything
Source: PsyBlog | Psychology Blog - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Psychology Source Type: blogs
OBJECTIVE: To examine the prerequisites of sleep problems among a traumatized population, and assess the underlying mechanisms of sleep problems following trauma. METHOD: The current study investigated 187 flood victims from 5 makeshift shelters in...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news
Hospitals are around-the-clock operations and nurses are required to care for patients night and day. The nursing shortage and desire for a more balanced work-to-home life has popularized 12-h shifts for nurses. The present study investigated sleep/wake cy...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news
Source: American Journal of Health Behavior - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Source Type: research
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