Feeling sleepy this morning? Maybe it's because Jacksonville stays up too late

Americans wake up an average of twice a night and spend about 31 minutes awake before getting back to sleep, researchers have found, clocking an average of three hours and 17 minutes of deep REM sleep each night.   The average time people in the United States go to bed is 12:08 a.m., and typical rising time is 7:41 a.m. Jacksonville is No. 5 in cities that stay up late: The top late-night cities are Philadelphia, with a 12:40 a.m. bedtime; New York, 12:36 a.m.; Los Angeles, 12:30 a.m.; Miami, 12:28…
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Publication date: Available online 25 May 2019Source: Respiratory Physiology &NeurobiologyAuthor(s): Helena Martynowicz, Anna Jodkowska, Robert Skomro, Paweł Gać, Agnieszka Brylka, Maciej Bladowski, Anna Wojakowska, Grzegorz Mazur, Rafał PorębaAbstractExcessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) has been reported in stroke patients. EDS in acute stroke was studied repeatedly, but there is a modest amount of data in post-stroke patients. The aim of this study was to assess the frequency of EDS and characterize sleep architecture in patients>3 months after stroke and identify factors which may affect EDS.66 patients were en...
Source: Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 25 May 2019Source: Journal of Biomedical InformaticsAuthor(s): Burçin Camcı, Cem Ersoy, Hakan KaynakAbstractSleeping is an important activity to monitor since it has a crucial role in the overall health and well-being of the people and society. In order to diagnose the problems in sleep, different monitoring systems are developed in the literature. The unobtrusiveness, reduced cost, objectiveness, protection of privacy and user-friendliness are the main design considerations and the proposed system design achieves those objectives by utilizing smart wearables, smart watch and smar...
Source: Journal of Biomedical Informatics - Category: Information Technology Source Type: research
Introduction. Over 1 million mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) cases are reported annually worldwide and may result in cognitive, physical, and emotional deterioration; depression; anxiety; and sleep problems. However, studies on long-term mTBI eff...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news
Intimate Partner Violence is a global health issue with higher prevalence worldwide, mostly in women, higher social and economic costs and devastating physical and mental health consequences for the victims. Sleep disturbances has been associated with othe...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news
Sleep disturbance and respiratory sinus arrhythmia (RSA) are well-known to be independently associated with depression. Yet, it remains unclear how sleep disturbance and impaired physiological regulation (indexed by RSA) may synergistically contribute to d...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news
Objective: Truck drivers represent a group at a particularly higher risk of motor vehicle accidents (MVAs). Sleepy driving and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) among truck drivers are major risk factors for MVAs. No study has assessed the prevalence of...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news
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Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news
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Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news
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Publication date: Available online 24 May 2019Source: Neuroscience &Biobehavioral ReviewsAuthor(s): Saranya Sundaram, Rachel L. Hughes, Eric Peterson, Eva M. Müller-Oehring, Helen M. Brontë-Stewart, Kathleen L. Poston, Afik Faerman, Chloe Bhowmick, Tilman SchulteAbstractRecent evidence has advanced our understanding of the function of sleep to include removal of neurotoxic protein aggregates via the glymphatic system. However, most research on the glymphatic system utilizes animal models, and the function of waste clearance processes in humans remains unclear. Understanding glymphatic function offers new insi...
Source: Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
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