Why you should never hit the snooze button
Sleep: I ’m in love with it and everything it does. And knowing what it does is why I give myself a non-negotiable eight hours a night to sleep. Yes, eight hours.
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Being diagnosed with breast cancer can make a person feel powerless, but there are some things women can do to potentially improve how they feel throughout the process. Here are some strategies recommended by experts—and others that are still being explored—which may help improve the effectiveness and symptoms of treatment. Physical activity “Exercise is one of the best things women can do for themselves,” says Dr. Ann Partridge, director of the Program for Young Women with Breast Cancer at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. “It doesn’t mean marathons or hot yoga, but walking three to five ti...
Researchers Marco Hafner and Wendy Troxel will participate in a panel,'You are what you sleep', at the Cambridge Festival of Ideas. The event will look at what can be done to tackle the growing problem of sleep deprivation in society, and explain why the science and economics show that sleep really matters.
Long - term benefits seen for those who practice at least two times a week
This study suggests that the eight‐item scale is a better screening tool for paediatric obstructive sleep apnea, with a higher sensitivity and simple yes/no responses that are easy to complete and to score.
In conclusion… It’s unusual that a food on the “cancer risk list” comes off of it — and it’s even more unusual that such foods then become considered a healthy choice. But, as the millions of people drinking coffee every day will tell you, when it comes to coffee, there’s nothing like it. The post The latest scoop on the health benefits of coffee appeared first on Harvard Health Blog.
The theory that ADHD symptoms are caused by sleep deprivation, or even that the condition itself is a sleep disorder, is gaining momentum among researchers. But others contend that the pharmaceuticals used to treat ADHD, not the disorder itself, are the sleep-depriving culprit. Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) affects about 5 percent of children, according to the American Psychiatry Association. Symptoms include an inability to focus, impulsive behavior and hyperactivity, The disorder…
BOSTON (CBS) – A new app could change the way parents and individuals keep track of health issues and medical records. Caremap, an iPhone app designed by researchers at Boston Children’s Hospital and Duke University, will hopefully one day replace all that paper parents accumulate from multiple visits to the doctor. (Image credit: Caremap) Mothers and fathers can input the usual medications, allergies and hospitalizations, but the app can also track symptoms and behaviors. “Pain, sleep, mood, bathroom habits, nutrition… temper tantrums or school attendance or whatever is important to your child and...
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Orthognathic surgery is routinely performed to correct dento-facial deformities and to improve the function and aesthetics of patients. Maxillo-mandibular advancement is also being used to treat patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. The long-term success of these treatments depends on the skeletal stability, which remains a huge challenge despite the best surgical effort and advances in rigid internal fixation. Such challenge is greater in large mandibular advancements.