The Big Number: Those who nap about twice a week are 48 percent less likely than others to face serious heart illnesses

Sleep experts generally agree that a 20-minute snooze is all that most people need to feel refreshed and less stressed.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Source Type: news

Related Links:

This article aims to provide practical considerations for the management of ADHD and associated disorders in adults, in this particular French context. PMID: 31610922 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: L Encephale - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Encephale Source Type: research
We examined relations between objectively and subjectively assessed sleep and self-reported psychological distress from internalizing symptoms. Consistent with a health disparities perspective, ethnicity and subjective social status (SSS) were examined as ...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
ConclusionOur hypothesis that IH would decrease EE was not corroborated. However, IH and normoxic recovery seem to promote severity-dependent enlargement of visceral adipocytes, likely reflecting altered energy preservation mechanisms induced by IH.
Source: Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: research
Conditions:   Sleep Problem;   Bipolar Disorder Interventions:   Behavioral: Adjusted group CBT-i for Bipolar disorder;   Other: Sleep lectures Sponsors:   Karolinska Institutet;   Stockholm County Council, Sweden Enrolling by invitation
Source: - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   Intensive Care Unit;   Ventilator;   Sleep Quality;   Circadian Rhythm Intervention:   Behavioral: light and sound modification (earplugs and eye masks) Sponsor:   Shin Kong Wu Ho-Su Memorial Hospital Not yet recruiting
Source: - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conclusion. Higher pain intensity and disability predicted higher pain-related HCU in the year following a LBP self-management class. The presence of a sleep disorder diagnosis, as recorded in medical records, had a significant independent effect on LBP-related health care visits and costs beyond the influences of pain intensity, disability, and other key demographic and health-related characteristics, but did not moderate these relationships. Level of Evidence: 3
Source: Spine - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: CLINICAL CASE SERIES Source Type: research
In this report, we present a case of bipolar depression undergoing triple chronotherapy in addition to the standard treatment and discuss the importance of getting fast and sustained response in these cases. PMID: 31613981 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Turkish Journal of Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Turk Psikiyatri Derg Source Type: research
Treatment TermsSleep disorders Overview People with obstructive sleep apnea who haven ’t found relief may benefit from a new pacemaker-like device that keeps the airway open during sleep. When other options have failed, “this treatment has allowed us to achieve a whole new level of success,” said Matthew Ellison, MD, an otolaryngologist at Duke, the first center in North Caroli na to implant the Inspire hypoglossal nerve stimulator system. Content Blocks CTA ButtonSleep Disorders Treatment CTA Header Learn More About Hero Imageblog_sleepapnea_1932x862.jpg Preview Image Featured Doctors and Provid...
Source: Duke Health News - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Source Type: news
Thom and Hannah Lynch, 29, from Swansea, have said they will never forget the 'worst moment of their lives' having to hold nine-month-old son Barney down as he was put to sleep for surgery.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
AbstractBackgroundBariatric surgery on patients with body mass index (BMI)  ≥ 50 kg/m2, historically known as superobesity, is technically challenging and carries a higher risk of complications. Bridging interventions have been introduced for weight loss before bariatric surgery in this population. This systematic review and meta-analysis aims to assess the efficacy and safety of bridging interventions before bariatric surgery in patients with BMI  ≥ 50 kg/m2.MethodsMEDLINE, EMBASE, Web of Science, and Scopus were searched from database inception to September 2018. Studies were e...
Source: Surgical Endoscopy - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
More News: Cardiology | Health | Heart | Sleep Disorders | Sleep Medicine