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Individuals with sleep related breathing disorders more prone to heart disease

... to the blessed. The less fortunate are those with sleeping disorders, who may experience problems such as early morning headaches or serious daytime fatigue. Among the various sleep disorders, sleep apnea in its mild or moderate form is commonly experienced. Sleep apnea is a disorder characterized by brief i...

Sleep, snoring....stroke

...e University of Buffalo, New York, have found that sleeping more than eight hours a night, snoring or being dr... said that certain sleep characteristics - such as sleeping for more than eight hours, the tendency to fall asleep during the day and the tendency to snore - in...

Snoring could be a warning

...fortable to sleep on their side, and have to start sleeping on their back." Dr Walling said women should have regular ante-natal checks on their blood pressure, weight, fluid retention and urine so that any symptoms of pre-eclampsia were picked up as soon as possible....

Cure for sleepless nights

...ng to research. A Canadian study found that taking sleeping pills worked in the// short-term, but only changing their behaviour was effective over a long period. Insomnia is defined as trouble falling asleep, waking frequently in the night and waking up early in the morning without being able to get back to...

Warm yourself to sleep

... infusions, relaxation techniques, hot baths and// sleeping pills have all been put forward as answers to that wide-awake feeling. But it appears that nothing beats the dilation of blood vessels in the hands and feet as a sure way to induce drooping eyelids. Dr Kurt Krauchi and his team at the Sleep Laborat...

Less sleep increases mortality rates

...a does not appear to be a risk, but those who took sleeping pills were more likely to die sooner. It is not cl..., although the highest risk seemed to be linked to sleeping longer, rather than shorter, hours. More needs to be done to work out why long sleep is risky - in t...

Mild Depression may guard aged women

...ld depression, meaning symptoms such as occasional sleeping problems or feeling blue but not severe enough to warrant clinical intervention. The study participants' mortality rates also were followed over the years. The study revealed that women exhibiting symptoms of mild depression died at a rate only 60 p...

Fear of the dark could be more than just fear!

.... Within days, one girl was more confident and was sleeping through the night....

Way out of winter depression

...eating, especially on high carbohydrate foods, and sleeping for longer than usual. Researchers have now found that light therapy// helps in countering winter depression. The therapy, which involves exposure to bright light from a specially designed box, helped three out of four of those with SAD. The light ha...

ICMR along with other International Research organisation with drug development for Neglected Diseases

...x to seven projects registered for Chagas disease, sleeping sickness and kala - azar. The DNDi will be registered as a not-for-profit Organization in Geneva on 3 July 2003. (1) UNDP/ World Bank/WHO Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Disease...

Race Affects Sleep in Children

... and 11. Parents were asked about their children’s sleeping habits and about any symptoms of sleep disorders.// More than 550 of the children studied were white and more than 650 were Hispanic. Results of the study show more than 11 percent of Hispanic children snore, while less than 8 percent of white child...

Valium hits 40 years old, anxiety-free

... other awards. His other breakthroughs include the sleeping pills Dalmane and Mogadon, Klonopin for epileptic seizures and Arfonad, for limiting bleeding during brain surgery. "He's an inventor's inventor," "Within every company, there is a person or two whose legacy becomes the hallmark of what the company ...

Depression Weighs Heaviest on the Elderly

...in that his food doesn't taste good, that he's not sleeping and that he is having trouble remembering things and making decisions. Memory and other cognitive problems may combine to make the person seem to have dementia, says Dr. Howard Berkowitz, director of the consultation and emergency psychiatry servic...

Sage Improves Memory

...ects on patients such as diarrhea, nausea, trouble sleeping and dizziness. Researchers say no adverse side effects were reported in the sage trials. Alzheimer's disease affects millions of people worldwide . It is the most common form of dementia among older people. The causes of Alzheimer's disease are stil...

World's oldest turns 116 in Japan

... Hongo is famous throughout Japan for her habit of sleeping for two days and then staying awake for two days. Hongo, whose husband died when she was 77, reportedly slept through an early birthday party held for her last month by 140 relatives and friends. She has seven children -- three of whom have died --...

Few Simple Steps to Lower The Incidence Of SIDS

...8 percent of all the SIDS cases were attributed to sleeping in the side or prone position. Around 16 percent o...cent of the SIDS cases were attributed to the baby sleeping in a separate room from the parents. On average, babies who died of SIDS were put to bed in a separa...

Anger Could Be Linked To Weight Gain

...s of cortisol can also impair learning, memory and sleeping patterns in teens. However researchers suggests further examination of factors leading to adolescent weight gain, not just limiting studies to diet and exercise but those that look at the broader sociological picture need to be done ....

Sage Found To Improve Memory

...ects on patients such as diarrhea, nausea, trouble sleeping and dizziness. Researchers say no adverse side effects were reported in the sage trials. Researchers say studies are needed to investigate why sage is so effective as a memory aid, but researchers think it could be a combination of chemicals in the ...

Valerian was first epilepsy drug

...ms reasonably safe in connection with its use as a sleeping remedy," Eadie said.But he warned people with epilepsy not to experiment with valerian. Researchers did not know the active ingredient; the dose needed to control epilepsy may be many times higher than used for sedation; and doctors do not know if va...

Less Sleep Could Lead To Weight Gain

...rved that, the types of foods the men craved after sleeping less were those typically associated with weight gain: cookies, sweets, chips, nuts, bread and pasta. In conclusion researchers say that sleep loss due to voluntary curtailment of time in bed has become a hallmark of modern society, and they believe...

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