Let it go: Mental breaks after work improve sleep

(American Psychological Association) If you've had a bad day at work thanks to rude colleagues, doing something fun and relaxing after you punch out could net you a better night's sleep.
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CONCLUSION: As part of this sonographic assessment of the upper respiratory tract, landmarks could be identified in patients with OSA that correlated with the severity of the disease. PMID: 31119334 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: HNO - Category: ENT & OMF Tags: HNO Source Type: research
In conclusion, prenatal and recent MeHg exposure had no consistent pattern of associations to support the hypothesis that they are adversely associated with heart rate variability in this study population that consumes large amounts of fish.
Source: Neurotoxicology and Teratology - Category: Toxicology Source Type: research
We examined associations of BMI, age, sex and spirometry with postural SpO2 changes with mixed-effects linear regression.In highlanders, SpO2 was 84% in the supine posture and was 1.0% ± 1.1 (p 
Source: Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: research
I'm in this position now making changes to my 4th yearschedule and would like any suggestions. I currently have my home anesthesia, 1 away, medicine AI, ICU elective, cardiology elective, and emergency med (all required). I already have sleep med (planning to change, heard from 4th years it's not that good), ICU procedures (essentially night shift, 4th years said it's ok), and online anatomy. I'm thinking of adding online radiology but I still need some more stuff. I'm currently looking at... 4th year electives for anesthesia
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Conclusions: Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy is a safe and effective procedure, with good results in the short and medium term. Long-term follow-up reveals a tendency to weight regain after approximately 2 years from primary surgery, with the need for revisional surgery in some cases. PMID: 31118990 [PubMed]
Source: Videosurgery and Other Miniinvasive Techniques - Category: Surgery Tags: Wideochir Inne Tech Maloinwazyjne Source Type: research
ConclusionPopularity may have hidden costs for girls' sleep, while social isolation seems to be detrimental for boys' sleep. These results suggest that a social network perspective is valuable for studying sleep health and might inform targeted interventions to improve adolescents' sleep outcomes.
Source: Social Science and Medicine - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
Publication date: 1 October 2019Source: Personality and Individual Differences, Volume 148Author(s): Mitchell Kirwan, D.W. Svenson, Scott M. Pickett, Michele R. ParkhillAbstractSufficient sleep quality is paramount for physical and mental health, and poor sleep quality effects an individual's aggressive behaviors and ability to properly regulate their emotions. However, little research has examined the relationship between sleep, emotion regulation, and aggressive interpersonal behaviors, such as trait physical aggression, verbal aggression, relationship violence, and sexual assault perpetration. Thus, the present study so...
Source: Personality and Individual Differences - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
Conclusions: Substantial morbidity was observed in this age group with some evidence that the reintroduction of an 18-month acellular pertussis booster lessened disease severity.
Source: The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Original Studies Source Type: research
Authors: Chabowski M, Juzwiszyn J, Bolanowska Z, Brzecka A, Jankowska-PolaƄska B Abstract Chronic nonmalignant pulmonary diseases impose a heavy burden on patients, generate health-care costs, and contribute to poor health-related quality of life. It has been found that a wide range of factors negatively affects quality of life, but the role of acceptance of illness needs to be further investigated. The aim of the study was to evaluate the relationship between acceptance of illness and quality of life in patients with chronic nonmalignant pulmonary diseases. The study encompassed 200 patients of the mean age 58&nb...
Source: Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology - Category: Research Tags: Adv Exp Med Biol Source Type: research
Abstract Background and purpose: The incidence and prevalence of autoimmune encephalitis is gradually increasing. This retrospective observational study primarily aimed to analyze the clinical characteristics of autoimmune encephalitis patients in the Second Xiangya Hospital and report patient prognoses after immunotherapy. Methods: The clinical data of 86 patients who were diagnosed with autoimmune encephalitis from October 2014 to September 2018 were collected, and their corresponding clinical characteristics, laboratory examination, treatment, and outcome data analyzed. Results: In our study, 72 patients (83.7%) wer...
Source: Frontiers in Neurology - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
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