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New research suggests that binge-watching, as opposed to conventional TV viewing, damages sleep quality and may lead to fatigue and insomnia.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Source Type: news
Conclusion Improvement of epilepsy or sleep disorders should not disregard the clinical suspicion of AS in adolescent or adult patients with suggestive features. Drug withdrawal might be considered in the management of epilepsy despite the persistence of epileptiform abnormalities. Graphical abstract
Source: Epilepsy and Behavior - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 18 August 2017 Source:Epilepsy & Behavior Author(s): Randip Taneja, Krystal Hunter, Evren Burakgazi-Dalkilic, Melissa Carran A common side effect of levetiracetam is the onset of neuropsychiatric symptoms such as mood changes including depression, anxiety, agitation, and sometimes psychosis. We performed a retrospective analysis to examine the effect of sleep pattern and chronotype on individual susceptibility to levetiracetam-induced mood changes. We reviewed records of 110 adults with epilepsy presenting to our clinic during a 3-month period, and categorized them into those current...
Source: Epilepsy and Behavior - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
We examined factors, including the severity of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), that were associated with depressive symptoms and excessive daytime sleepiness in OSA patients.MethodsWe retrospectively reviewed data of 1203 subjects (861 men, mean age 48.2  years) who completed self-reported questionnaires and underwent polysomnography between September 2005 and May 2016 at the Center for Sleep and Chronobiology at Seoul National University Hospital. We compared scores on the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) and Epworth sleepiness scale (ESS) between OSA and control groups. Analyses for OSA subgroups were classified by se...
Source: Sleep and Breathing - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: research
We examined differences in OSA metrics obtained from two devices with divergent home monitoring strategies, the Apnea Risk Evaluation System (ARES ™, multiple signals plus forehead reflectance oximetry) and the Nonin WristOx2™ (single channel finger transmission pulse oximeter), compared to differences from night-night variability of OSA.MethodsOne hundred fifty-two male/26 female subjects (BMI  = 30.3 ± 5.6 kg/m2, age  = 52.5 ± 8.9 years) were recruited without regard to OSA symptoms and simultaneously wore both ARES™ and Nonin WristOx2&trad...
Source: Sleep and Breathing - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: research
"Couldn’t sleep, didn’t eat, the whole world was collapsing around me."
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Authors: Yang JH, Wang YQ, Ye SQ, Cheng YG, Chen Y, Feng XZ Abstract OBJECTIVE: To compare the effects of group-based and individual-based Tai Chi training on nonmotor symptoms in patients with mild to moderate Parkinson's disease. DESIGN: Randomized controlled pilot study. METHODS: 36 community-dwelling patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) were randomly assigned to either group-based training group (n = 19) or individual-based group (n = 17). Both groups received same content of Tai Chi training 3 times a week for 13 weeks. Participants were also asked to perform home exercises daily. The Non-Motor Sympt...
Source: Parkinsons Disease - Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinsons Dis Source Type: research
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A new study by the University of Michigan finds that parents are divided in support of delays to school start times that would allow teens to get more sleep.
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Watching eight episodes of your favorite show back-to-back is a bad idea, psychologically speaking.
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