Impact of statewide safe sleep legislation on hospital practices and rates of sudden unexpected infant deaths - Bechtel K, Gawel M, Vincent GA, Violano P.

BACKGROUND: Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID) is the leading cause of death in the post-neonatal period in the United States. In 2015, Connecticut (CT) passed legislation to reduce the number of SUIDs from hazardous sleep environments requiring birthin...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

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Authors: Miniksar DY, Özdemir M Abstract BACKGROUND: Although the effect of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) on sleep is not well-known, recent studies suggest an association between OCD and sleep quality. AIMS: We aimed to assess sleep quality in children and adolescents with OCD and to seek its association with OCD symptoms and OCD severity. METHODS: All of the subjects were assessed using DSM 5 and affective disorders and schizophrenia for school-age children - present and lifetime version, which is based on DSM-IV. The Yale-Brown obsessive-compulsive scale and children's Yale-Brown obsessive-com...
Source: Nordic Journal of Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Nord J Psychiatry Source Type: research
HOW TO sleep: Sharing a bed can be comforting, romantic or darn right annoying. Is your partner's snoring keeping you up at night? One special diet could put a stop to it altogether.
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Improved skin tone, fewer wrinkles, more energy and better sleep are just a few of the benefits promised by oxygen therapy. Karen Hockney gives it a try...
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ConclusionsFemales with IA reported significantly higher rates of decline in general health, mood disturbance and increased disease activity during the period of social isolation. This was reflected in a trend towards greater levels of psychological distress.
Source: Irish Journal of Medical Science - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
The new surgical technique requires fewer staff and Instead of being put to sleep, the patient has an injection containing a local anaesthetic and adrenaline.
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I realise the title of this post is likely to raise a few eyebrows at the very least, and perhaps it will even cause some to say ‘illness, an illusion? I think not!’ in some indignation so I’d ask you to hold off on a reaction while I put the statement into context. A few posts ago I wrote about the first of the things I know to be true, that we are all walking miracles. In that post I shared how I’ve found that taking a little time out of my busy thinking allows me to settle into a space where I know what I need to do in order to be as healthy as I can be. My body is a walking miracle; it stitches,...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: Health miracle Source Type: news
DISCUSSION: Adherence to the 24-Hour Guidelines was significantly associated with better psychosocial health among Canadian youth. PMID: 32644766 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Health Reports - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Health Rep Source Type: research
This week’s Psychology Around the Net explains the difference between emotional baggage and emotional success, dives into stereotypes and how to combat them, discusses mental health services for police officers amid today’s climate, and more. Stay well, friends! Mental-Health Advocates Push for More Services for Officers Amid Protests Over Policing: Law enforcement and mental health experts agree that mental health support programs for police officers are especially important now, during the nationwide protests over police brutality and racism. According to Dr. Michael Bizzarro, the director of clinical servic...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Psychology Around the Net Adolescents bullying coronavirus Emotional Baggage emotional success pandemic Patty Duke Police brutality racial diversity Racism Sean Astin Sleep Stereotypes Teens Source Type: blogs
BACKGROUND: Poor sleep quality and insomnia have been associated with the use of tobacco, alcohol, and cannabis, but it is unclear if there is a causal link. In this Mendelian Randomization (MR) study we examine if insomnia causes substance use and/or if s...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
In conclusion, dominant missense KAT5 variants cause histone acetylation deficiency with transcriptional dysregulation of multiples genes, thereby leading to a neurodevelopmental syndrome with sleep disturb ance, cerebellar atrophy and facial dysmorphisms suggesting a recognizable syndrome.
Source: GEO: Gene Expression Omnibus - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Tags: Expression profiling by high throughput sequencing Homo sapiens Source Type: research
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