This Sleep Pattern Linked to Alzheimer ’s Disease

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CONCLUSIONS In a Han Chinese population, EGFR gene polymorphisms, rs730437 and rs1468727 and haplotype A-C-C were shown to be possible protective factors for the development of AD. PMID: 30026459 [PubMed - in process]
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The ingenious method was developed by the US Army and Department of Defense so that soldiers have enough energy when they are sleep-deprived.
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Adults with probable dementia who are unaccompanied to a doctor visit have a greater chance of remaining undiagnosed or unaware of their diagnosis.
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Source: Acta Neuropathologica - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
AbstractPurpose of ReviewEvening chronotype is increasingly recognized as a correlate of, and perhaps a contributor to, mental illness. The current review evaluates recent evidence for the association between chronotype and mental illness and putative mechanisms underlying the association, while highlighting methodological advances and areas of research that are relatively under-examined in the literature.Recent FindingsWhile evening chronotype is most consistently associated with severity of mood disorder symptoms, emerging evidence implicates evening chronotype as a transdiagnostic correlate of substance use severity, an...
Source: Current Psychiatry Reports - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
ConclusionsFindings suggest the absence of relevant effects of invisible orthodontic retainers on sMMA in healthy individuals during the short-term period.
Source: Progress in Orthodontics - Category: Dentistry Source Type: research
Supplemental oxygen eliminates morning blood pressure rise in patients who stop using CPAP Related items fromOnMedica Obstructive sleep apnoea Sleep disorder linked to brain changes indicative of dementia Sleep apnoea in expectant mothers presents risk to newborns Sleep apnoea might increase risk of atrial fibrillation Oral device improves sleep apnoea and related symptoms
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Journal of Sleep Research, EarlyView.
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Conclusion: Serum HEX activity in DT2 patients is a better marker of atherosclerosis than serum total cholesterol level in persons with mild symptoms of depression and anxiety. In DT2 patients, a routine testing of anxiety and depression is recommended. Early detection of these disorders creates the possibility for treatment, an improvement in a patient's quality of life, and the overall longevity of DT2 patients. PMID: 30026880 [PubMed - in process]
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