Sleep behavior of New York City taxi drivers compared to the general US population - Mujawar I, Leng J, Roberts-Eversley N, Narang B, Kim SY, Gany F.

Introduction Taxi drivers are a low income population with long work hours, a high-stress sedentary occupation, and varied work shifts, augmenting their risk for sleep disorders. We evaluated sleep quality among New York City (NYC) taxi drivers, a predomi...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

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HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo., Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Vivos Therapeutics, Inc. ( " Vivos " or " the Company " ) (NASDAQ: VVOS), a medical technology company focused on developing and commercializing innovative diagnostic and treatment modalities for patients suffering from mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and snoring, and Candid Care Co. ( " Candid " ), a digital platform for oral healthcare, today announced a new collaboration that will seek to provide patients with a comprehensive, whole-mouth solution to diagnose and treat OSA in adult patients and provide ...
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There is an association between obesity, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, and Upper Airway Volume (UAWV). Measurement of the Tongue Length (TL) and Height (TH) recently emerged as a non-invasive method of evaluation of the UAWV and tinge architecture. We hypothesized that bariatric surgery-induced rapid weight loss determines an increase of Upper Respiratory Airway volume.
Source: Journal of the American College of Surgeons - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Bariatric and Foregut Source Type: research
The pulmonary artery diameter (PAD) and its ratio with the ascending aorta diameter (PAD/AoD ratio) are predictors of pulmonary hypertension (PH). Severe obesity increases the risk of PH due to its association with left ventricular dysfunction and obstructive sleep apnea. The aim of this study was to identify changes in the PAD and PA/AoD ratio after bariatric surgery (BaS) using chest computed tomography (CT).
Source: Journal of the American College of Surgeons - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Bariatric and Foregut Source Type: research
This study, still the only one of its kind, would evolve into her life ’s work, which focused on the mental changes that occur in both healthy and physically impaired people as they age, eventually helping guide the field of Alzheimer research.  “What Lissy Jarvik accomplished in her lifetime is truly remarkable,” said Dr. Alex Young, interim chair of the department of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences and interim director of the Semel Institute for Neuroscience&Human Behavior at the medical school. “Her seminal contributions to the field of psychogeriatrics and Alzheimer’s resear...
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Newborns who sleep longer and consistently through the night are less likely to be overweight in infancy, a new study has found.
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Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology, Psychiatry, Geriatrics, News, Source Type: news
SLEEP deprivation has become a global epidemic, with up to 30 percent of people in developed countries suffering from chronic insomnia. While many resort to medication to fix their sleep woes, certain DIY techniques have also proven successful aids in the past. One method put forward by a professor, could induce sleep in less time than it takes to eat a bowl of cereal.
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Conditions:   Neurological Disease;   Parkinson Disease;   Epilepsy Intervention:   Device: DBS Stimulation during sleep Sponsor:   Mayo Clinic Recruiting
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Conditions:   High Altitude Pulmonary Hypertension;   Sleep Intervention:   Procedure: Nocturnal rest (sleep study) Sponsor:   University of Zurich Recruiting
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In Black History Month we celebrate people making history today. So we sat down with Shantha David, one of many Black women making history at UNISON, to find out how she is fighting for equality, helping to make members’ lives better – and actually changing the law. Shantha, why are you proud to be heading UNISON’s legal services team? We may be a small in-house team, but we are an award-winning team running strategic, ground-breaking and cutting-edge litigation and managing a comprehensive external legal service for members. As a team, we have had many successes for our members, from our four-year battle...
Source: UNISON Health care news - Category: UK Health Authors: Tags: Article Black history month Legal legal services Source Type: news
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