Sudden unexplained infant deaths and day of life - Goldstein RD.

Fifty years ago, an extraordinary group of pathologists, pediatricians, and epidemiologists met to address the limited research and numerous diagnoses applied to unexplained, largely sleep-related pediatric deaths. Their efforts led to the identificati...
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Authors: BaHammam AS, Almeneessier AS Abstract Previous studies have assessed the role of gender and menopause in Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). It is well known that menopause is a major risk factor for OSA. However, analogous studies on obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome (OHS) are limited. Recent studies have suggested that OHS is more prevalent in postmenopausal women. Moreover, women with OHS seem to have excess comorbidities, including hypothyroidism, hypertension, pulmonary hypertension, and diabetes mellitus, compared to men. In the present perspective, we discuss recent data on the prevalence and comorbiditie...
Source: Open Respiratory Medicine Journal - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Open Respir Med J Source Type: research
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Source: Health Psychology Review - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 20 January 2020Source: Journal of Contextual Behavioral ScienceAuthor(s): Daniel Ruivo Marques, Ana Allen Gomes, Anabela Sousa PereiraAbstractThere is some evidence that insomnia seems to constitute a heterogeneous sleep disorder in which different psychological and neurophysiological variables may have differential roles. Mindfulness and acceptance-based approaches suggest new constructs for psychopathology and health sciences which can be useful to investigate in insomnia. In this paper, our aim was to explore eventual homogenous subgroups pertaining to mindfulness within a selected sam...
Source: Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
Publication date: March 2020Source: Epilepsy &Behavior, Volume 104, Part AAuthor(s): Jeffrey Do, Richard J. Webster, Patricia E. Longmuir, Sara Ieradi, Deepti Reddy, Sharon Whiting, Daniela PohlAbstractObjectiveThe aim of this study was to longitudinally characterize in children with epilepsy the objective and subjective sleep quality and the relationship between increased physical activity and sleep as well as measures of psychosocial well-being.MethodsBaseline physical activity and sleep were established in children with epilepsy over four weeks, prior to a 12-week exercise intervention (weekly meeting with exercise ...
Source: Epilepsy and Behavior - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
AbstractSleep health is postulated as a multi-dimensional construct comprised of sleepiness/alertness, timing, duration, efficiency, and satisfaction. New questionnaires for its measurement have been proposed. We performed secondary data analyses and analyzed responses on a widely used, well-established sleep questionnaire to determine whether the construct might be detectable with an existing questionnaire. Healthy men (n = 7604) aged 55–75 completed the six-item Medical Outcomes Study Sleep Questionnaire (MOSSQ) at baseline in a large, randomized clinical trial [the Reduction by Dutasteride of Prostat...
Source: Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
The human and dog have sinus arrhythmia; however, the beat-to-beat interval changes were hypothesized to be different. Geometric analyses (R-R interval tachograms, dynamic Poincaré plots) to examine rate changes on a beat-to-beat basis were analyzed along with time and frequency domain heart rate variability from 40 human and 130 canine 24-hour electrocardiographic recordings. Humans had bell-shaped beat-interval distributions, narrow interval bands across time with continuous interval change and linear changes in rate. In contrast, dogs had skewed nonsingular beat distributions, wide interval bands {despite faster ...
Source: Frontiers in Physiology - Category: Physiology Source Type: research
MetroWest Medical Center plans to close nearly all services at one of its two hospitals, according to documents the hospital filed with the state on Tuesday.   According to the notice, MetroWest plans to shutter its medical/surgical unit, intensive care unit, operating rooms, emergency department, and outpatient rehabilitation service at Leonard Morse Hospital in Natick, which has been in operation for more than 125 years. Psychiatric service, sleep la bs, and CT services are the only services that…
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The study found that the brain waves of children with autism are, on average, 25% weaker (shallower) than those of children without autism.
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BOSTON (CBS/CNN) – A new Chinese coronavirus, a cousin of the SARS virus, has infected more than 200 people since the outbreak began in Wuhan, China, in December. Boston’s Logan Airport is not currently screening passengers for the illness, a spokesman for Customs and Border Protection told WBZ-TV. That’s because there are no direct flights to Boston from that region. Additional health screening for coronavirus is in place at JFK Airport in New York, San Francisco International Airport and Los Angeles International Airport. The agency said the CDC has determined that coronavirus presents a low risk to the...
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Source: Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine - Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Authors: Source Type: research
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