Homesteading 101: Using chickens to help manage your compost

(Natural News) Homesteaders who till the soil and raise chickens at the same time have the opportunity to create a flourishing ecosystem. By turning chicken poop into organic compost, homesteaders may naturally improve the yield of their food garden crops. Chickens tend to poop at the same place they sleep. Put down some sand in...
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BACKGROUND: Sleep-wake disturbances are underevaluated among children with acquired brain injury surviving critical care. We aimed to quantify severity, phenotypes, and risk factors for sleep-wake disturbances. METHODS: We performed a prospective c...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
AbstractTo investigate the efficacy of exogenous administration of melatonin and melatonin receptor agonists for the improvement of delirium, sleep, and other clinical outcomes of subjects in the intensive care unit (ICU). We carefully searched three electronic databases, i.e., Pubmed/Medline, Embase, and Cochrane library, to retrieve randomized controlled trials (RCTs) administrating melatonin or melatonin receptor agonists to adult subjects admitted to the ICU. Useful data such as the prevalence of delirium, duration of sleep, number of awakenings per night, duration of mechanical ventilation, and ICU stay as well as in-...
Source: Sleep and Breathing - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: research
Conditions:   Sleep;   Mental Health Wellness Interventions:   Other: Laughie laughter prescription;   Device: Sleep tracking equipment Sponsor:   Zayed University Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Condition:   Sleep Disturbance Intervention:   Behavioral: Sensory Stimulative Activitiy ( proprioceptive intervention, music intervention ) Sponsor:   National Taiwan University Hospital Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   Obstructive Sleep Apnea of Adult;   Myofunctional Therapy Interventions:   Other: Myofunctional Therapy;   Other: Placebo Sponsor:   Hospital Universitario Ramon y Cajal Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Menopausal women who didn ’t get enough sleep were at increased risk of osteoporosis.
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Sleep Osteoporosis Menopause Source Type: news
Myopia is a very common condition in children, often progressing rapidly and triggering earlier onset of other eye conditions, such as cataracts and detached retina. Cooper Vision, a company out of Lake Forest, California, just won FDA clearance f...
Source: Medgadget - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Tags: Ophthalmology Source Type: blogs
Some of the most common symptoms experienced by cancer patients are memory problems, difficulties with multitasking, and reduced attention and concentration. Historically, cancer patients with these symptoms were often diagnosed with depression. Research over the past decade has revealed that many cancer patients experience such symptoms as a consequence of specific damage to the brain caused by either their tumor or their treatment. While radiation to the brain has long been linked to causing cognitive difficulties, the effects of chemotherapy on brain structure and function have only recently been discovered. We now know...
Source: Harvard Health Blog - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Brain and cognitive health Cancer Memory Radiation Source Type: blogs
With one third of Americans not getting enough shut eye, the sleep-health industry is now valued at over $30 billion.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Source Type: news
Authors: Chen R, Liu W, Cheng J, Zheng Z, Ba M, Peng M, He Q, Yang H, Chen T, Hong C Abstract Background: Given the growing number of patients suspected of having obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome (OSAHS), screening methods have become increasingly important for sleep clinics. We analyzed the clinical value of the No-apnea score which is used to diagnose OSAHS in patients with cerebral infarction, and compared the accuracy of the No-apnea score with the accuracy of the NoSAS score, the STOP-Bang questionnaire (SBQ), the Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS), the STOP questionnaire (STOP) and the Berlin questionnai...
Source: Journal of Thoracic Disease - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: J Thorac Dis Source Type: research
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