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Individuals who find themselves getting sleepy during daytime hours may have vitamin D to blame, but the exact link between the two could depend upon their race, according to a new study.
The speed and degree to which the pupil of the eye responds is a standard test for alertness.
Coaches, owners and fantasy-league traders take note: Sleep researcher W. Christopher Winter, MD, has uncovered a link between a pro athlete's longevity and the degree of sleepiness experienced in the daytime.
Study also finds that severe sleep deprivation during the school week is common among high-school seniors.
According to new research that was presented on Saturday, June 5, at the 19th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, between 31 and 53 months after beginning oral appliance therapy, the sleep apnea treatment remained effective.
Golfers who undergo treatment for sleep apnea may improve their golf game as well as their overall health, shows new research.
A new study confirms that losing sleep takes a heavy toll on the quality of your life. Researchers reported that a decline in the ability to initiate and maintain sleep over a five-year period was significantly associated with poorer mental quality of life, and increasing daytime sleepiness was associated with poorer physical and mental quality of life.
A study in the Aug. 1 issue of the journal Sleep indicates that self-reported worsening in initiating and maintaining sleep over a five-year period was significantly associated with poorer mental quality of life, and increasing daytime sleepiness symptoms were associated with both poorer physical and mental quality of life.
According to a research abstract that will be presented on Monday, June 8, at SLEEP 2009, the 23rd Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies
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