The association between health conditions in World Trade Center responders and sleep-related quality of life and sleep complaints - Ayappa I, Chen Y, Bagchi N, Sanders H, Black K, Twumasi A, Rapoport DM, Lu SE, Sunderram J.
Background: World Trade Center (WTC) dust-exposed subjects have multiple comorbidities that affect sleep. These include obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS), gastroesophageal-reflux disorder (GERD) and post-traumatic stress di...
PMID: 31205111 [PubMed - in process]
ConclusionResults suggest the possibility that in-vivo exposures are more closely tied to changes in overall PTSD symptoms than imaginal exposures during exposure therapy. Furture research should incorporate more frequent measurement of in-vivo exposure distress to better elucidate these relations over the course of treatment.
College students who don't get enough sleep are at increased risk of developing mental health problems, including anxiety and suicidal thoughts.Medscape Medical News
Publication date: Available online 17 June 2019Source: Journal of Chemical NeuroanatomyAuthor(s): Seyed Behnamedin Jameie, Somaye Mesgar, Abbas Aliaghaei, Amir Raoofi, Maryam Amini, Fariba Khodagholi, Samira Danyali, Marziyeh Sorraya, Yousef SadeghiAbstractMelatonin is primarily secreted by the pineal gland in dark. In addition to its role as an internal sleep facilitator, melatonin acts as an antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and neuroprotective agents. melatonin has been introduced as a therapeutic strategy for sleep disorders. Hence, in the present study, we studied the neuroprotective effects of pre- and post-treatment of...
Publication date: Available online 17 June 2019Source: Journal of Clinical NeuroscienceAuthor(s): Ramshekhar N. Menon, Ashalatha Radhakrishnan, Sapna Erat Sreedharan, P. Sankara Sarma, R. Sheela Kumari, C. Kesavadas, Deepak Sasi, V.S. Lekha, Sunitha Justus, J.P. UnnikrishnanAbstractThe study was designed to gauge association between occult sleep-related breathing disturbances and sleep architecture changes on cognitive trajectories in subjects with amnestic mild cognitive impairment (aMCI) relative to cognitively normal healthy controls, phenotyped by neuroimaging. Subjects with aMCI and normal cognition were prospectively...
CONCLUSIONS: As with all cases of severe asthma, the assessment of comorbidities must be systematic in the presence of an occupational asthma which persists after the cessation of the occupational exposure. The management of these comorbidities can lead to an improvement in asthma control and severity. PMID: 31204233 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Results of a new meta-analysis confirm recommendations for psychotherapy as a first-line therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder.Medscape Medical News
ConclusionIn conclusion, greater than a dozen movement behavior characteristics were associated with cardiometabolic risk factors within both the most and least mature participants. Movement intensities within the moderate and vigorous intensity ranges were the most consistent correlates of these risk factors.Graphical abstract
Condition: Stress Disorder, Post Traumatic Intervention: Other: musicotherapy Sponsor: Institut de Recherche Biomedicale des Armees Not yet recruiting
Authors: Hillman DR PMID: 31206184 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]