Navigation Links
Childhood parasomnias such as sleepwalking and bedwetting may persist into adolescence
Date:6/6/2010

WESTCHESTER, IL Although incident parasomnias are uncommon as children enter adolescence, parasomnias present in preadolescents may persist into the teen years, according to a research abstract that will be presented Monday, June 7, 2010, in San Antonio, Texas, at SLEEP 2010, the 24th annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies LLC.

Results indicate that the rate of persistence after five years was 29 percent for children with bedwetting and 27 percent for children with sleepwalking. The overall prevalence for these parasomnias was 2.6 and 3.1 percent respectively. The study also found that the incidence rate for new cases of sleepwalking was 3.2 percent during the follow-up period, while the incidence rate for new cases of bedwetting was less than one percent.

"Current wisdom was that most of these behaviors remitted by adolescence," said principal investigator Stuart F. Quan, MD, professor emeritus of medicine at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Ariz. "Our data indicate that in a number of children, they will persist. Because parasomnias such as sleepwalking can be injurious as children grow older, parents need to be cognizant and be prepared to protect them from injury."

Quan added that bedwetting can be an embarrassing problem for adolescents. However, a variety of treatments are available, and in most cases the problem will abate by adulthood. Parents can get help for their child's or teen's sleep problems at an AASM-accredited sleep disorders center.

The study involved 310 children in the Tucson Children's Assessment of Sleep Apnea Study (TuCASA), a prospective cohort study that enrolled children between the ages of 6 and 11 years for an initial assessment. The children were studied again after a mean interval of 4.6 years. At both time points parents were asked to complete comprehensive sleep habits surveys.

Results also show that all cases of sleep terrors remitted by adolescence.
'/>"/>

Contact: Kathleen McCann
kmccann@aasmnet.org
708-492-0930
American Academy of Sleep Medicine
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Move Childhood Back Outdoors This Summer
2. Moving repeatedly in childhood linked with poorer quality-of-life years later
3. Childhood Brain Tumors May Respond to Measles Virus
4. Childhood Obesity Institute Symposium at Children's National Medical Center Zeroes in on the Importance of Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Curb Childhood Obesity
5. Childhood Cancer Survivors Face Health Problems Throughout Life
6. First-ever World Health Assembly resolution to fight childhood pneumonia
7. Heart Disease Among Childhood Cancer Survivors Tied to Gene Mutations
8. High-fat ketogenic diet effectively treats persistent childhood seizures
9. Rate of Childhood Peanut Allergies More Than Triples
10. Childhood psychological problems create long-term economic losses, study finds
11. Rate of childhood peanut allergies more than tripled from 1997 to 2008
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/20/2014)... The time to deploy Ebola vaccines is now, ... is now, according to a commentary being published early ... . The authors from Yale School of Public ... dissemination of the current Ebola outbreak represent a public ... current efforts. Several Ebola vaccines have been developed in ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter ... exercise may help older women avoid a condition that causes ... active postmenopausal women had a 10 percent lower risk of ... researchers report in the Aug. 20 issue of the ... enjoyed this protection against the heart rhythm disorder even if ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... is one of the most persistent and deadliest infectious ... people each year. , Scientists who study tuberculosis have ... likely spread from humans in Africa to seals and ... and transmitted it to Native people there before Europeans ... Genomes Reveal Seals as a Source of New World ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... found a novel approach to treating cancer - using ... of Science Translational Medicine shows that cancer ... by nerves that are linked to cancer stem cells. ... Botox made the treatment cheap, safe and efficient. The ... and will soon start testing on humans. , The ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... WI (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Quincy ... the Inc. 500|5000 list of the fastest growing ... consecutive year. Ranking at No. 2,941, Quincy Bioscience is ... businesses in the United States. , Quincy Bioscience is ... ingredient apoaequorin – a protein originally discovered in jellyfish ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:News from Annals of Internal Medicine 2Health News:Exercise May Guard Against Irregular Heartbeat in Older Women 2Health News:Exercise May Guard Against Irregular Heartbeat in Older Women 3Health News:New research shows seals and sea lions likely spread tuberculosis to humans 2Health News:New research shows seals and sea lions likely spread tuberculosis to humans 3Health News:Treating gastric cancer -- with Botox 2Health News:Quincy Bioscience Recognized in Inc. 500|5000 List of America’s Fastest Growing Companies for Third Consecutive Year 2
... will create a calendar-like printout every time a prescription ... and associate dean, who wanted to reduce consumer confusion ... confusing: knowing which pill is which, when to take ... ,'The idea came to me when a ...
... could kill brain cells and raise the risk of ... the drug. ,Isoflurane is an anaesthetic, which is ... ,Many people, especially the elderly, suffer ... scrambling and delirium that can last six hours or ...
... surgical technique pioneered at the University of Alberta has ... tongue cancer.// ,By modifying an existing technique ... tongue, surgeons can provide enough bulk to help improve ... a 'jellyroll'of fat and connective tissue along with the ...
... at Virginia Commonwealth University's Massey Cancer Center have created ... ,This new method improves the antileukemic activity of a ... that could lead to more effective strategies for fighting ... process, or apoptosis, is characteristically impaired in cancer cells. ...
... on your wish list this holiday season? It’s one of the ... may leave you with back, neck and shoulder pain, headaches and ... with neck pains and headaches and what I usually do is ... M.D., family practice physician on the medical staff at Baylor Medical ...
... of cancer death in the U.S.; more than 30,000 Americans ... ,Pancreatic cancer is an extremely difficult cancer to treat ... risk factor in pancreatic cancer is cigarette smoking; other links ... resistance. In a new study, researchers at the Harvard School ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:New Software to Help Patients 2Health News:'Beavertail' Surgery Helps Tongue Cancer Patients 2Health News:'Beavertail' Surgery Helps Tongue Cancer Patients 3Health News:New Method For Fighting Leukemia 2Health News:Link Found Between Periodontal Disease and Pancreatic Cancer 2
(Date:8/20/2014)... 20, 2014 Reportlinker.com announces that ... in its catalogue: Wireless Opportunities ... Zigbee, UWB WWAN, WMAN, WLAN and other ... Kalorama Information,s Wireless Opportunities in ... UWB WWAN, WMAN, WLAN and other technologies) ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... 20, 2014   Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. ... announced that its VENTANA System for Primary Diagnosis ... European Union for routine pathology, including primary diagnosis ... VENTANA Virtuoso software coupled with either the VENTANA ... scanner, provides automated digital slide creation, case management ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... Aug. 20, 2014  Decision Resources Group ... and ablation device market will expand through ... treat atrial fibrillation (AF). The increasing acceptance ... for AF will spur adoption of premium-priced ... as advanced loop diagnostic catheters, cryoablation catheters ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Wireless Opportunities in Healthcare (The Market for Bluetooth, RFID, Zigbee, UWB WWAN, WMAN, WLAN and other technologies) 2Wireless Opportunities in Healthcare (The Market for Bluetooth, RFID, Zigbee, UWB WWAN, WMAN, WLAN and other technologies) 3Wireless Opportunities in Healthcare (The Market for Bluetooth, RFID, Zigbee, UWB WWAN, WMAN, WLAN and other technologies) 4Wireless Opportunities in Healthcare (The Market for Bluetooth, RFID, Zigbee, UWB WWAN, WMAN, WLAN and other technologies) 5Wireless Opportunities in Healthcare (The Market for Bluetooth, RFID, Zigbee, UWB WWAN, WMAN, WLAN and other technologies) 6Wireless Opportunities in Healthcare (The Market for Bluetooth, RFID, Zigbee, UWB WWAN, WMAN, WLAN and other technologies) 7Wireless Opportunities in Healthcare (The Market for Bluetooth, RFID, Zigbee, UWB WWAN, WMAN, WLAN and other technologies) 8Wireless Opportunities in Healthcare (The Market for Bluetooth, RFID, Zigbee, UWB WWAN, WMAN, WLAN and other technologies) 9Wireless Opportunities in Healthcare (The Market for Bluetooth, RFID, Zigbee, UWB WWAN, WMAN, WLAN and other technologies) 10Wireless Opportunities in Healthcare (The Market for Bluetooth, RFID, Zigbee, UWB WWAN, WMAN, WLAN and other technologies) 11Wireless Opportunities in Healthcare (The Market for Bluetooth, RFID, Zigbee, UWB WWAN, WMAN, WLAN and other technologies) 12Wireless Opportunities in Healthcare (The Market for Bluetooth, RFID, Zigbee, UWB WWAN, WMAN, WLAN and other technologies) 13Wireless Opportunities in Healthcare (The Market for Bluetooth, RFID, Zigbee, UWB WWAN, WMAN, WLAN and other technologies) 14Wireless Opportunities in Healthcare (The Market for Bluetooth, RFID, Zigbee, UWB WWAN, WMAN, WLAN and other technologies) 15Wireless Opportunities in Healthcare (The Market for Bluetooth, RFID, Zigbee, UWB WWAN, WMAN, WLAN and other technologies) 16Full digitization of the anatomic pathology lab is here with the VENTANA System for Primary Diagnosis 2Full digitization of the anatomic pathology lab is here with the VENTANA System for Primary Diagnosis 3Electrophysiology Mapping and Ablation Device Market in Japan to Reach $1.1 Billion by 2023 2Electrophysiology Mapping and Ablation Device Market in Japan to Reach $1.1 Billion by 2023 3
... Agarose-HR™ High Resolution - ... from 50 to 1000 ... for sizing PCR fragments, ... by restriction enzyme digestion, ...
... for screening donors on the PK7200 Automated ... CMV antigen attached to a gelatin particle ... and specificity of the CMV assay as ... respectively. The use of a gelatin particle ...
The reading of agglutinations process in Diana Reader is by image treatment which allows great sensitivity....
... works on patented microplate agglutination technology. Its ... for donor ABO/Rh testing. PK7200 also handles ... cytomegalovirus antibody detection. The Automated Microplate System ... the proven reliability that for the past ...
Medicine Products: