Common Sleep Myths Endanger Public Health

One of the top myths was the claim of some people who insist they can get by on five hours of sleep a night.
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Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) is the most common of a group of rare diseases known by the term, “Neurofibromatosis,” affecting 1 in 3000 to 4000 people. NF1 patients present with, among other disease complications, café au lait patches, skin fold freckling, Lisch nodules, orthopedic complications, cutaneous neurofibromas, malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors, cognitive impairment, and chronic pain. Although NF1 patients inevitably express pain as a debilitating symptom of the disease, not much is known about its manifestation in the NF1 disease, with most current information coming from sporadic cas...
Source: Pain - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: Narrative Review Source Type: research
This study aimed to determine whether NAc function at the onset and offset of a noxious thermal stimulus is enhanced by rewarding music, and whether that effect is reversed by experimental sleep disruption. Twenty-one healthy subjects underwent functional magnetic resonance imaging scans on 2 separate days after both uninterrupted sleep and experimental sleep disruption. During functional magnetic resonance imaging scans, participants experienced noxious stimulation while listening to individualized rewarding or neutral music. Behavioral results revealed that rewarding music significantly reduced pain intensity compared wi...
Source: Pain - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: Research Paper Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: The null hypothesis of an absence of correlation between tooth wear and sMMA could not be rejected, implying that tooth wear cannot be used as an indicator of ongoing SB or sMMA. Future studies taking into account the multifaceted nature of tooth wear and the complex natural course of sleep phenomena are encouraged to investigate the issue further, at the individual level. PMID: 31013339 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of Orofacial Pain - Category: ENT & OMF Tags: J Oral Facial Pain Headache Source Type: research
Jason C. Ong
Source: Sleep Medicine Clinics - Category: Sleep Medicine Source Type: research
Source: Sleep Medicine Clinics - Category: Sleep Medicine Source Type: research
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Source: Sleep Medicine Clinics - Category: Sleep Medicine Source Type: research
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Publication date: March 2019Source: Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease, Volume 26, Issue 2Author(s): Nagalakshmi Nagarajan, Diana JalalResistant hypertension is defined as high blood pressure requiring 3 or more medications for adequate control or controlled blood pressure requiring 4 or more medications. Considering the growing prevalence of hypertension and the strong link with cardiovascular disease, it is vital to understand the causes and treatment of resistant hypertension. This review article starts with an overview of the prevalence and little-known pathophysiology of resistant hypertension. Afterward, we discuss t...
Source: Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 24 April 2019Source: Preventive MedicineAuthor(s): Annalijn I. Conklin, Christopher A. Yao, Chris G. RichardsonAbstractImproving our understanding of the cumulative effects of persistent sleep problems on adolescent health has been identified as an important area of research. This prospective study aimed to ascertain prospectively gender-specific associations between quantity and quality of sleep and self-reported health. Data from a cohort of 3104 adolescents (13–18 y) with repeated measures of sleep deprivation and sleep disturbance (2011 fall, 2012 spring, 2012 fall), and self-re...
Source: Preventive Medicine - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
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