The New Health Care: The Economic Case for Letting Teenagers Sleep a Little Later
We ’ ve known for a while that adolescent sleep cycles and high school hours are misaligned. But this is not just a health problem.
_____ “The future is already here — it’s just not very evenly distributed” — William Gibson Last week we asked the question, Have you ever used–for yourself or for others–technologies or products that you think would fall into the category of brain enhancement? a) If Yes, what did you use and what lessons learned can you share? b) If No, what issues would you like to see addressed before considering doing so? Thank you everyone for your great answers and comments! They are very valuable in helping us finalize the agenda of the the upcoming 2017 SharpBrains Virtu...
I have had insomnia for years, which I put down to the menopause. Now I ’ve come across research that suggests interrupted sleep in middle-age increases the risk of Alzheimer’s. What should I do? I am 62.
Pregnant women might increase their risk of a stillbirth if they sleep on their backs during their third trimester, a new study has found. The research, published Monday in the British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, is the largest of its kind and the clearest evidence yet that sleeping conditions during pregnancy could have significant effects on […]Related:Thousands of strangers gave a sick child an early Christmas. Days before Thanksgiving, he died.A dying vet needed CPR. Hidden video shows his nurse laughing instead.The truth behind the ‘first marijuana overdose death’ headlines
Jacob Thompson spent nearly half of his short life battling cancer. The 9-year-old boy, who loved penguins, died Sunday, four years after he was diagnosed with Stage 4 neuroblastoma, a rare cancer that affects mostly young children. As his family had expected, Thompson didn’t live long enough for Christmas, a holiday he loves. But shortly before his death, […]Related:Risk of stillbirth is double in pregnant women who sleep on their backs, study findsA dying vet needed CPR. Hidden video shows his nurse laughing instead.The truth behind the ‘first marijuana overdose death’ headlines
CONCLUSION: Many patients with OAB seek initial evaluation and treatment from their family physicians. Optimal management of OAB by family physicians will improve patients' quality of life. More severe cases or 'red flags' uncovered while making the diagnosis, might warrant referral to a urologist. PMID: 29151006 [PubMed - in process]
Melatonin is a natural supplement used to help people sleep. It varies in effectiveness from person to person, which may lead to an accidental overdose.
Women are now being advised to sleep on their side in the last three months of pregnancy.
CONCLUSION: According to our data, it is likely that hypoxiareoxygenation phenomena affect the VEGF and nitrite-nitrate levels, which may be pathogenic factors in generating cardiovascular complications in OSAS. Ann Saudi Med 2011: 31(1): 14-18PMID: 21245593 DOI: 10.4103/0256-4947.75772
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The risk of stillbirth is doubled if women go to sleep on their backs in the last trimester, a study finds.