Binge-watching your favourite TV series is bad for your brain, expert warns

Dr Randall Wright from the Houston Methodist Hospital in Texas said the past time often leads to social isolation, snacking on junk food and a lack of exercise and sleep, which is bad for the brain.
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CONCLUSION: This first randomized resistance training trial in pancreatic cancer patients indicated clinically relevant improve- ments in QoL after 3 but not after 6 months. Given the severity of pancreatic cancer, exercise recommendations may already commence at surgery. PMID: 31431236 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Deutsches Arzteblatt International - Category: General Medicine Tags: Dtsch Arztebl Int Source Type: research
Source: Biological Rhythm Research - Category: Research Authors: Source Type: research
Source: Biological Rhythm Research - Category: Research Authors: Source Type: research
Sleep hygiene is an important and essential component of wellbeing; however, little is known regarding the association between sleep disturbance and health-related quality of life (HRQL) in patients undergoing spine surgery.
Source: The Spine Journal - Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Source Type: research
Ebb Therapeutics, a Pittsburgh-based med-tech startup, has named a new CEO and president. Eduard Röösli will be the new president and CEO of the company, which develops products for the sleep-deprived. The move is effective immediately, Ebb announced in a press release Thursday. The outgoing CEO, Don Spence, will remain on Ebb's board of directors to provide leadership continuity. Röösli is joining the company from Image Skincare, where he served as managing director. Prior to that, he spent…
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CONCLUSION: In the Korean population, dizziness was associated with shorter or longer sleep durations only among women. Further epidemiologic and experimental studies are necessary to clarify the impact of dizziness on sleep disorders. PMID: 31436054 [PubMed - in process]
Source: J Korean Med Sci - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: J Korean Med Sci Source Type: research
Authors: Heiser C, Eckert D Abstract The prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is considered to be very high in western industrialized countries. There are conservative and surgical forms of treatment for OSA; however, the pathophysiology is largely unexplained and cannot be explained by anatomical abnormalities alone. In recent years, a number of non-anatomical factors have been found that favor the development of OSA. These include the respiratory excitation threshold (arousals), the respiratory drive (loop gain), as well as the control and function of the muscular upper airway dilators. The understand...
Source: HNO - Category: ENT & OMF Tags: HNO Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 22 August 2019Source: Academic PediatricsAuthor(s): Irene Kocolas, Wendy Hobson, Ameet Daftary, Marta King, James F. Bale
Source: Academic Pediatrics - Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research
ConclusionsMulti-method assessment is vital in understanding sleep problems in children with ASD. Broad estimates of quantity of sleep do not necessarily describe the difficulties experienced. Using questionnaires in addition to objective measurement may be a means to understand sleep problems in children with ASD and to an improved understanding of their impact.
Source: Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
ConclusionsThe analyses showed that Hb was safe to use during periods of SR or PSD, acting as an adaptogen for these situations, in addition to being able to reduce cholinesterase activity, which suggests its neuroprotective action. In relation to the estrous cycle, Hb can act as a protector in SR situations.Graphical abstract
Source: Journal of Ethnopharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
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