Self-reported sleep quality using the Malay version of the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI-M) in Malaysian adults - Farah NM, Saw Yee T, Mohd Rasdi HF.

This study aimed to determine sleep quality in a general Malaysian adult population using a val...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

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Conclusion: Individuals with SCI experience more sleep problems compared to the Swiss GP. Findings from this study suggest that clinical screening for sleep issues targeting high risk groups is needed to reduce the large prevalence of non-treatment in individuals with SCI. PMID: 31977291 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: J Spinal Cord Med Source Type: research
Source: Gut Microbes - Category: Microbiology Authors: Source Type: research
In this study, the effect of CBL on sleep-deprivation induced memory impairment was investigated. Sleep deprivation was induced in rats using the modified multiple platform model (8 hours/day for 4 weeks). Concurrently, CBL was administered intraperitoneally for four weeks. Animal's performance (spatial learning and memory) was assessed using the radial arm water maze (RAWM). Additionally, oxidative stress biomarkers including reduced glutathione (GSH), oxidized Glutathione (GSSG), GSH/GSSG ratio, glutathione peroxidase (GPx), and catalase were assessed in the hippocampus. Current results showed that sleep deprivation impa...
Source: Physiology and Behavior - Category: Physiology Source Type: research
Publication date: 25 January 2020Source: New Scientist, Volume 245, Issue 3266Author(s): The health-tracking watch I got for Christmas claims to know when I am awake or in light, REM or deep sleep. How does it do this? Jenny McCabe, Folkestone, Kent, UK
Source: New Scientist - Category: Science Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 24 January 2020Source: Preventive MedicineAuthor(s): Terrence D. Hill, Benjamin Dowd-Arrow, Amy M. Burdette, Lauren HaleAbstractAlthough there is no empirical evidence linking gun ownership with better sleep, speculation is widespread in gun culture. We assess the direct association between gun ownership and sleep disturbance and whether gun ownership moderates the association between neighborhood fear and sleep disturbance. We use four waves of cross-sectional data from the General Social Survey (2010–2018) and logistic regression to model sleep disturbance as a function of gun own...
Source: Preventive Medicine - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
Source: Journal of Sports Sciences - Category: Sports Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
Publication date: March 2020Source: Epilepsy &Behavior, Volume 104, Part AAuthor(s): Diana Paardekooper, Zoe Thayer, Laurie Miller, Armin Nikpour, Michael B GascoigneAbstractSleep difficulties are commonly reported by patients with epilepsy and can have a detrimental impact on overall quality of life. The purpose of this pilot study was to assess the efficacy of a psychotherapeutic approach, namely Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I), in improving sleep quality in patients with epilepsy. Twenty outpatients with epilepsy who reported poor sleep quality were randomized to either a control or CBT-I treatment...
Source: Epilepsy and Behavior - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
We present a case of acute hypercapnic exacerbation of COPD, intolerant to non-invasive ventilation, showing response and improvement on use of HFNC. This case highlights this potential mechanisms and prospects for the same. PMID: 31970968 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Monaldi Archives for Chest Disease - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Monaldi Arch Chest Dis Source Type: research
Conclusions and implicationsResults support a largely transdiagnostic approach to treating sleep in children with NDD, and will inform the development of BNBD for Children with Neurodevelopmental Disorders (BNBD-NDD).
Source: Research in Developmental Disabilities - Category: Disability Source Type: research
The objective of this research is to try to understand how masochistic sexual fantasies emerge and what these sexual practices represent for their devotees, in terms of their psychological life and their sexuality. Sixteen subjects answered a questionnaire built on two axes: the sexual practices themselves (from the first fantasies to their implementation in sexuality), and the biographical path of the subjects (life history, relations with the family and the environment). This is a qualitative research, the results of which were treated in the form of thematic analysis and portraits of each subject, to reflect the uniquen...
Source: Sexologies - Category: Sexual Medicine Source Type: research
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