Prospective study of sleep-disordered breathing in 28 patients with acute unilateral lateral medullary infarction

ConclusionsOur data show that SDB, particularly CSA, is common in the acute phase of ULMI and that the frequency of central events decreases in the subacute phase. Further studies are needed to clarify the clinical significance and possible treatment options of SDB in these patients.
Source: Sleep and Breathing - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: research

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Although sleep is ubiquitous, its evolutionary purpose remains elusive. Though every species of animal, as well as many plants sleep, theories of its origin are purely physiological, e.g. to conserve energy, make repairs or to consolidate learning. An evolutionary reason for sleep would answer one of biology ’s fundamental unanswered questions. When environmental conditions change on a periodic basis (winter/summer, day/night) organisms must somehow confront the change or else be less able to compete in either niche. Seasonal adaptation includes the migration of birds, changes in honeybee physiology a nd winter absci...
Source: Journal of Circadian Rhythms - Category: Biology Source Type: research
ConclusionsThe findings suggest children with 22q11DS may have a higher risk of experiencing clinical sleep problems, compared to typically developing children. Consideration of additional screening and treatment of sleep disorders in children with 22q11DS is warranted.
Source: Molecular Genetics & Genomic Medicine - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research
STUDY OBJECTIVES: To compare rail workers' actual sleep-wake behaviors in normal operations to those predicted by a biomathematical model of fatigue (BMMF). To determine whether there are group-level residual sources of error in sleep predictions that coul...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news
Abstract Good sleep is considered to be the cornerstone for maintaining both physical and mental health. However, nearly one billion people worldwide suffer from various sleep disorders. To date, polysomnography (PSG) is the most commonly used sleep-monitoring technology,however, it is complex, intrusive, expensive and uncomfortable. Unfortunately, present noninvasive monitoring technologies cannot simultaneously achieve high sensitivity, multi-parameter monitoring and comfort. Here, we present a single-layered, ultra-soft, smart textile for all-around physiological parameters monitoring and healthcare during slee...
Source: Biosensors and Bioelectronics - Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tags: Biosens Bioelectron Source Type: research
Publication date: March–April 2020Source: Heart &Lung, Volume 49, Issue 2Author(s): William Abraham, Ralph Augostini, Ayesha Hasan, Seamus Jackson, Rami Kahwash, Julie Mease, Emani Sitaramesh
Source: Heart and Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: research
Publication date: March–April 2020Source: Heart &Lung, Volume 49, Issue 2Author(s): Martha Abshire, Juliet Duran, Nisha Gilotra, Hannah Jacob, Mei Ching Lee, Kayla O'Neil, Mirlene Perry, Regina Porter, Tania Randell, Stuart Russell, Rachel Sanford
Source: Heart and Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: research
Purpose: Sleep apnea can increase adverse outcomes during ambulatory surgery but not during gastrointestinal endoscopy. We hypothesize that STOP-BANG is associated with intraprocedural bronchoscopy respiratory complications. Methods: Consecutive patients undergoing bronchoscopy under moderate sedation were prospectively administered the STOP-BANG questionnaire. Participants were assessed for intraprocedural complications including hypoxemia (oxygen saturation≤85%), bradypnea (respiratory rate
Source: Journal of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Original Investigations Source Type: research
Condition:   Apnea, Sleep Interventions:   Other: controlled exercises;   Other: non controlled exercises group Sponsor:   Universidad Complutense de Madrid Not yet recruiting
Source: - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Condition:   Sleep Apnea Intervention:   Device: Intervention is the validation of a sleep monitoring device (i.e. Somfit) against the gold-standard polysomnograph with electroencephalograph (i.e. the Greal system) Sponsor:   Compumedics Limited Completed
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Publication date: Available online 29 March 2020Source: Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular DiseasesAuthor(s): Guang Song, Feifei Sun, Dan Wu, Wenjing Bi
Source: Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases - Category: Nutrition Source Type: research
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