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May 25, 2015

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May 25, 2015

Sleep Apnea Common Among Patients Undergoing Heart Procedure

May 18, 2015 — Patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), a coronary artery widening procedureused to treat heart disease, are at high risk for obstructive sleep ... read more

Sleep Apnea Linked to Depression in Men

May 18, 2015 — Severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and excessive daytime sleepiness are associated with an increased risk of depression in men, according to a new community-based study of Australian ... read more

Kids Likely to Sleepwalk If Parents Have History of Nocturnal Strolls

May 4, 2015 — More than 60 percent of children developed sleepwalking when both their parents were sleepwalkers in a study among children born in the Canadian province of ... read more

App Can Detect Sleep Apnea Events Via Smartphone

Apr. 27, 2015 — Diagnosing sleep apnea -- a disease which affects roughly 1 in 13 Americans -- typically requires an overnight hospital stay and costs thousands of dollars. A new smartphone app can wirelessly test ... read more

Psychological Predictors Can Identify Children at Risk for Higher Pain Intensity After Surgery

Apr. 21, 2015 — Psychosocial risk factors, such as sleep duration, anxiety and parental fears, can be important predictors for identifying children most likely to experience higher pain intensity, delayed recovery ... read more

Impaired Sleep Linked to Lower Pain Tolerance

Apr. 30, 2015 — People with insomnia and other sleep problems have increased sensitivity to pain, reports a new study. The effect on pain tolerance appears strongest in people who suffer from both insomnia and ... read more

Elevated Upper Body Position Improves Respiratory Safety in Women Following Childbirth

Apr. 28, 2015 — Although obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is less common in young women, sleep apnea was found in 4.9 percent in a cohort of pregnant women. In addition, OSA worsens as pregnancy progresses and is ... read more

Effective Sleep Apnea Treatment Lowers Diabetes Risk

Apr. 27, 2015 — Using a continuous positive airway pressure device for eight hours a night to treat sleep apnea can help people with prediabetes improve their blood sugar levels and may reduce the risk of ... read more

Study Links Insomnia to Impaired Work Performance in Night Shift Workers

Apr. 27, 2015 — A new study of night shift workers suggests that overnight occupational and cognitive impairment is more strongly correlated to insomnia than it is to ... read more

Magazine, Internet Images Fail to Promote Infant Sleep Safety

Apr. 25, 2015 — Images of infants sleeping in unsafe environments are pervasive in women's magazines and on stock photo websites, which could create confusion among parents and put babies at risk, according to ... read more

Apr. 23, 2015 — Many studies have linked more sleep to better memory, but new research in fruit flies demonstrates that extra sleep helps the brain overcome catastrophic neurological defects that otherwise would ... read more

Atrial Fibrillation Recurrence Lower With Sleep Apnea Treatment

Apr. 20, 2015 — The use of continuous positive airway pressure was associated with a significant reduction in the recurrence of atrial fibrillation in patients with obstructive sleep apnea, according to an analysis ... read more

Playing a Wind Instrument Could Help Lower the Risk of Sleep Apnea

Apr. 16, 2015 — Wind instrument players have a reduced risk of developing obstructive sleep apnea, a new study shows. "The findings of our small study present an interesting theory on preventative measures or ... read more

Heavy Snoring, Sleep Apnea May Signal Earlier Memory and Thinking Decline

Apr. 15, 2015 — Heavy snoring and sleep apnea may be linked to memory and thinking decline at an earlier age, according to a new study. The research also suggests that treating the disorders with a breathing machine ... read more

Disruption of Sleep in Children Could Hamper Memory Processes

Apr. 15, 2015 — Sleep-disordered breathing can hamper memory processes in children, according to a new study. The research found that disrupted sleep had an impact on different memory processes and how children ... read more

Light, Sound, Temperature: Absence of Consistent Standards Found in Children's Hospital Environments

Apr. 15, 2015 — The sound, light and temperature levels in pediatric hospital wards often vary, highlighting the lack of consistent environmental standards across Europe, according to a new ... read more

Apr. 14, 2015 — A wristband that records motion throughout a 24-hour cycle may be an inexpensive, safe way to determine which patients with major depressive disorder will respond best to commonly prescribed drugs ... read more

A Grateful Heart Is a Healthier Heart

Apr. 9, 2015 — Recognizing and giving thanks for the positive aspects of life can result in improved mental, and ultimately physical, health in patients with asymptomatic heart failure, according to new ... read more

Treatment of Sleep Apnea Results in Greater Blood Pressure Reduction in Those With Resistant Hypertension

Apr. 3, 2015 — The use of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy can help people who have both obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and hypertension lower their blood pressure, which in turn could possibly ... read more

Sleep Problems Prevalent for Military Members

Apr. 7, 2015 — Improving the quality and quantity of US military members' sleep following deployment could help reduce other health problems, including depression and post-traumatic stress disorder, according ... read more

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