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2005-07-01 15:25:00

ANN ARBOR, MI -- Several years ago, University of Michigan researchers published some of the strongest evidence yet that children who snore when they sleep are far more likely to have attention and hyperactivity problems than their non-snoring peers. Today, that link takes on a new long-term dimension with the publication in the journal Sleep of follow-up data from some of the same children who took part in the earlier study. Indeed, children in the original study who snored regularly, in...

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2005-07-02 10:21:25

New research provides even stronger evidence of the link Experts have known that children who snore may be far more likely to have problems with attention and hyperactivity than kids who don't. Now, new research from the University of Michigan suggests the link is even stronger than many thought. "The association is pretty strong, and we are saying it may be causal," said Dr. Ronald D. Chervin, director of the university's Sleep Disorders Center. "The sleep disruption itself may lead to...


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