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Video: NSF Enlists Renowned Women's Health Expert to 'School' America on Sleeping Smart

Dr. Donnica Moore Translates Sleep Facts from Fiction WASHINGTON, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Sleep Foundation announced today that, together with sanofi-aventis U.S., it has joined forces with renowned women's health expert Dr. Donnica Moore to debunk common myths and misperception...

Study suggests that trouble sleeping leads to increased ratings of pain in cancer patients

Westchester, Ill. A study in the April 15 issue of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine suggests that sleep problems lead to increased pain and fatigue in cancer patients. The results indicate that interventions aimed at trouble sleeping would be expected to improve both pain and fatigue in th...

Rise in Sleeping Disorders Triggers High Demand for Sleep Service Facilities in Europe, Notes Frost & Sullivan

LONDON, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- At least 20 million Europeans suffer from chronic, long-term sleep disorders every year and an additional ten million experience occasional sleeping problems. As a result, sleep facilities have witnessed a rise in patient volume by ten per cent in the last twelve mo...

Are You Really Sleeping on Clean Bedsheets?

Pesky bed bugs bugging you? OKLAHOMA CITY, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Microscopic insects called dust mites are the leading cause of indoor allergies. The other primary offenders cited in the arena of indoor allergens are pet dander and dust mold. Dust mites are microscopic arachnids that feed...

Daytime Sleeping Linked to Poor Recovery in Older Patients

Study found it predicted outcome months after patient went home MONDAY, Sept. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Older patients who sleep during the day while in rehabilitation have less functional recovery, new research shows. For the study, which was expected to be published in the Sept. 1 iss...

More Americans are Sleeping Thanks to Science

ASTHMA & ALLERGY FRIENDLY CERTIFICATION PROGRAM CONTINUES TO EXPAND IN THE BEDROOM WASHINGTON, April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More people than ever before are buying bedding products that meet established scientific standards -- especially people with asthma ...

Type of anesthetic will improve sleeping medication, probe mysteries of the snooze

Researchers at the University of Alberta have discovered sleep patterns in a type of anesthesia that are the closest ever to a natural, non-groggy snooze. The anesthetic used in the study, known as ethyl carbamate or urethane, provides researchers with a tool to more thoroughly investigate ways...

Scientists successfully awaken sleeping stem cells

Boston, MAScientists at Schepens Eye Research Institute have discovered what chemical in the eye triggers the dormant capacity of certain non-neuronal cells to transform into progenitor cells, a stem-like cell that can generate new retinal cells. The discovery, published in the March issue of Inve...

While you were sleeping

It has been linked to learning impairment, stroke and premature death. Now research from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) has found that snoring associated with sleep apnoea may impair brain function more than previously thought. Sufferers of obstructive sleep apnoea experience similar...

A New Pathway To Deal With Sleeping Sickness

A research published online in EMBO says that the parasite that is responsible for sleeping sickness can be// made inactive by a new pathway. Sleeping sickness is caused by Trypanosoma brucei which results in neurological damage and death. Shulamit Michaeli and colleagues describe a pathway in ...

Wake Up to Sleeping Sickness Issue, Say Scientists

Scientists in Uganda have called for the international community to take more interest in sleeping sickness and help combat// the disease. They say that drugs currently used to treat the disease are old and toxic, and that sleeping sickness warrants a higher research priority because of its thr...

Babies can Choke While Sleeping in Car Seats.

Leaving babies unattended in standard car safety seats can harm the child as it may cause breathing problems//, according to a recent study. A study conducted on 43 children suffering with Hypoxia by Researchers at the University of Auckland in New Zealand showed 90% of them had been left slee...

Understanding Sleeping Sickness

Sleeping sickness or Human African trypanosomiasis is caused by the bite of an insect , called the glossinid tse-tse fly//, which passes on the parasite called the trypanosome, to human beings through the bite. There has been a come-back of this disease over the past two decades in Sub-Saharan Afri...

Why is sleeping on your child's snores, a bad idea?

Snoring is a symptom of sleeping disorder, called Apnea, which could lead to learning and behavioral difficulties. New research on sleeping disorders in children has// indicated that in certain cases it could lead to irreversible brain damage. The latest study has pinpointed that children wit...

TV Viewing Might Increase The Risk Of Sleeping Difficulties In Children’

A recent survey was undertaken in Finland to show the increased risk of developing sleeping difficulties in 5-6 year old children after watching many current T.V//. The Finnish researchers randomized population-based study shows that TV-viewing, and particularly exposure to adult-targeted programs,...

Wake-up Call: Two-thirds of Briton Spend Many Sleeping Moments Awake!

Read this without batting an eyelid, however tired or sleep deprived you are! Two-thirds of Brits are not getting along well with their beds, pillows and accompaniments and are simply tossing around till the wee hours, // rendering them sleep deprived by more than 4 hours on each night, according ...

Newer Generation Sleeping Pills Lack Superior Performance

The increasing number of people resorting to sleeping pills for treatment of insomnia has no doubt prompted for invention of more effective medications. However, they may not have the best clinical// benefits according to a new review study conducted recently. The importance of sleep can be i...

Toddlers Have Respiratory Trouble When Sleeping With Their Face Up

Controversial data has been obtained regarding the ideal sleeping position for toddlers with a new study stating that breathing difficulties //are more likely to occur when they sleep on their backs rather than on their side or other positions. This effect is more likely to be experienced by childr...

Fluorescent markers to distinguish Trypanosoma brucei strains causing Sleeping Sickness

Multiple-genotype infections are increasingly recognized as important factors in disease evolution, parasite transmission dynamics, and the evolution of drug resistance. However, the distinction of co-infecting site genotypes and the tracking of their dynamics have been // ficult with traditional m...

Uganda Reports Failure To Contain Sleeping Sickness

The African country of Uganda reports that all the efforts to curb he disease of sleeping sickness is not working. The report on this topic was reported in this week’s issue of The Lancet. The epidemic of Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense sleeping // sickness in eastern Uganda began in 1998 as a ...

Late sleeping may lead to diabetes

Research on sleeping habits of people has shown that late sleeping time may lead to glucose intolerance and// diabetes mellitus. Experimenting with sleep hours and sleeping late in the night, these are the things that may have serious health repercussions, says a new study that was published i...

Help For Kids With Difficulty In Sleeping

According to a recent study conducted researchers suggest that kids who struggle to breathe during sleep may benefit from // having their tonsils and adenoids out. Adenotonsillectomy is a common surgical procedure in the United States. Most of the time, it is performed to treat recurring bouts o...

Impact of Periodontal Health High With Smoking and Sleeping

A new study has found that no other lifestyle factors impact oral health like smoking and sleeping . A study in the May issue of the Journal of Periodontology identifies lifestyle factors that have the most impact on periodontal health. As a part of the study researchers followed a...

Parents Lose Sleep Too When Students Begin School, Says Atlanta Sleep Medicine Clinic

...h an earlier wake time. Successfully transitioning sleeping patterns will help students be mentally alert and ...earning ability, and recall. Parents with existing sleeping disorders need to be especially careful during thi... I learned this trick from Jodi Mindell's book, ' sleeping Through The Night '". The Atlanta Sleep ...

Leading U.S. Expert Offers Ten Warning Signs and Symptoms of Mental Health Problems in Elderly

...ss of interest in hobbies. Irritability, quarrelsomeness. Loss or increase in appetite or weight change. Sleep changes such as insomnia or sleeping more than usual. Change in appearance or standard of dress. Aches, pains and other physical problems that cannot otherwise be explained. ...

Atlanta Sleep Medicine Clinic Views Representative Henry Waxman's Denial of Restless Leg Syndrome as a Sign of General Lack of Awareness of the Sleep Disorder

...ike you are walking or running. This can be disruptive to not only your own sleeping patterns, but also to your sleeping partner." Symptoms So how can you find out if you or someone ...

Three Dads Make Life Easier For iPhone and iPod Parents

...imes your baby sleeps per day Track the longest sleeping sessions Track the average of sleeping sessions Track daily diaper changes, and how ma...time interval between feeding sessions, as well as sleeping sessions. What was your baby's longest...

Want to attract the opposite sex? It's in the Smile.

... the following steps: Brush your teeth twice daily Floss your teeth daily Use a dental guard if you grind your teeth while sleeping Visit your dentist regularly for professional cleaning and oral exams Do not smoke or use tobacco We have our teeth str...

Delirium in hospitalized adults: Situation critical, no relief available

...nsult, such as developing a urinary tract infection or taking an over-the-counter drug with anti-cholinergic effects (including many popular brands of sleeping pills), may lead to delirium. Less vulnerable individuals may require a more major insult, such as a stroke or heart attack, to trigger delirium, acco...

Michael Jackson Joins Tragic List of Accidental Celebrity Deaths Caused by Prescription Drugs, Says eDrugSearch.com

...ONROE. Elton John's "Candle in the Wind" died from an overdose of sleeping pills -- specifically, Nembutal and chloral hydrate. Although Monroe's deat...e insomnia in ever increasing doses and later took Dexedrine to counter the sleeping pills' after effects." Presley's personal physician, Dr. George C. Nic...

Women's Sexual Health Issues Hit Home

...-esteem (43 percent) and mental health (42 percent). Sexual health issues also caused stress and anxiety in 66 percent of those surveyed, and affected sleeping habits in 28 percent and weight in 25 percent, the researchers found. When they wanted to get information about sexual health issues, 35 percent us...

Clinical Study Data Indicates that Celliant Reduces Pain

...to the underlying tissue and skin. Numerous anecdotal reports from patients with a variety of chronic pain syndromes indicate that wearing garments or sleeping on bedding containing Celliant led to dramatic improvement or complete resolution of pain. The goal of this study was to scientifically confirm and me...

National Survey Shows 70% of Women Have Experienced a Sexual Health Issue

...4%), self-esteem (43%), and mental health (42%). These women also found that sexual health issues caused stress and anxiety (66%), and affected their sleeping habits (28%) and their weight (25%). "Given the number of women who experience sexual health issues, it is important to provide them with accur...

Sleep May Be Essential for Long-Term Memory

...and Neuroscience, said in a school news release. "Ours is the first study to demonstrate this link between memory replay and memory consolidation. The sleeping brain must replay experiences like video clips before they are transformed from short-term into long-term memories." Researchers tested their theor...

Strides Made in Hemophilia Research

...ls. The nanoparticles contained a therapeutic gene (Factor VIII) as well as sleeping Beauty, a genetic element that helps the therapeutic gene become inserted i...ws release from the journal, it is the authors hope that the combination of sleeping Beauty and the cell-specific nanocapsule delivery system will result in a s...

Keep Safety in Mind While Cooling Off in the Water

...thirds of cases, the parents or caregivers of toddler-aged children found dead or nearly drowned in a pool or a spa thought their children were either sleeping or playing elsewhere in the house. Drowning deaths can happen quickly. Most young children who drowned in pools had been out of sight less than fiv...

Lack of Good Sleep Might Be Deadly

...higher risk of dying during the study period; men with insomnia who slept five to six hours a night had a fivefold increased risk, compared with those sleeping a relatively luxurious six or more hours. Women with insomnia also had a higher mortality risk, but it was not significant, stated the authors, fro...

Sleeping Helps Preserve Important Memories

...HURSDAY, June 11 (HealthDay News) -- Sleep is good for your memory, but the sleeping brain seems to store only the most useful information, researchers have fou...n Seattle. Think of sleep as a period of memory consolidation, where the sleeping brain calculates what is most important about a memory and selects the best...

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...of issues, such as experiencing a lot of stress and having constant trouble sleeping more than 2-3 hours a night. Of course the lack of rest contributed to the ...dously. Compared to the restless sleep I was experiencing before, I was now sleeping like a baby and it seemed incredible. Needless to say, I started feeling mu...

The CJ Foundation for SIDS Announces SLEEP IN SAFETY, GROW IN STYLE Initiative

...ut the importance of setting up precautionary safe sleeping environments for babies while raising funds to sup...s. The SSGS initiative emphasizes that safe sleeping environments can cost less, be beautiful and comfo...e public not only about the safest possible infant sleeping environments but how to create these environments ...
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