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Stroke, Cancer And Death More Likely In Those With Severe Sleep Apnea

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The American Academy of Sleep Medicine has released a 20 year follow-up study of sleep apnea which reveals that moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is independently associated...

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2014-04-23 09:48:55

Rush University Medical Center is the first in the country to use the device along with a unique electrode placement planning system A recently FDA-approved device has been shown to reduce seizures in patients with medication-resistant epilepsy by as much as 50 percent. When coupled with an innovative electrode placement planning system developed by physicians at Rush, the device facilitated the complete elimination of seizures in nearly half of the implanted Rush patients enrolled in the...

2014-04-01 14:01:26

A new study of older men found a link between poor sleep quality and the development of cognitive decline over three to four years. Results show that higher levels of fragmented sleep and lower sleep efficiency were associated with a 40 to 50 percent increase in the odds of clinically significant decline in executive function, which was similar in magnitude to the effect of a five-year increase in age. In contrast, sleep duration was not related to subsequent cognitive decline. “It...

2014-03-31 08:30:10

NEW YORK, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Soterix Medical Inc. announces receipt of allowance of claims from the U.S. Patent Office for an application covering their system and method of non-invasive neuromodulation using the proprietary High-Definition transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (HD-tDCS) platform. The claims cover a system and method including an array of electrodes positioned on the scalp and energized so as to achieve controlled brain current flow and targeting. The...

2014-03-26 11:04:47

In life, many tasks have a context that dictates the right actions, so when people learn to do something new, they'll often infer cues of context and rules. In a new study, Brown University brain scientists took advantage of that tendency to track the emergence of such rule structures in the frontal cortex — even when such structure was not necessary or even helpful to learn — and to predict from EEG readings how people would apply them to learn new tasks speedily. Context and rule...

2014-03-24 23:23:21

Soterix Medical Inc. announces a multidisciplinary study based at the University of Illinois Beckman Institute to determine if High-Definition tDCS (HD-tDCS) in conjunction with other interventions improves adaptive reasoning and fluid intelligence. High-Definition tDCS is a proprietary technology that allows non-invasive neuromodulation of targeted brain structures to modulate brain excitability and plasticity. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Soterix Medical Inc. announced today a...

2014-03-20 23:28:41

With an estimated 22 million patients suffering from an obtrusive disease known as Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) patients are turning to their dentists for an effective treatment. Nierman Practice Management provides a leading edge educational series that provides the necessary education for such dentists. Tequesta, FL (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Dentists around the country are seeking out continuing educational seminars that help them expand their skill set to help save their patients’...

2014-03-19 08:30:33

DALLAS, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com offers 2014 MediPoint reports on Electrophysiology (EP) devices market research analysis and forecasts for South America, APAC, EU and United States. These electrophysiology market research reports provide an overview of the EP industry, which includes epidemiology, etiology, symptoms, diagnosis, pathology and treatment guidelines for each region including US, APAC, EU and South America. These reports also...

2014-03-14 23:23:40

Changing your lifestyle to become a morning person has become easier with the help of Rise-N-Shine’s revolutionary pill, Wake Up On Time. Sparta, NJ (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 The 7th Annual World Sleep Day takes place on March 14, where members of the World Association of Sleep Medicine and the World Sleep Day Committee come together and educate the world on the importance of getting enough sleep. An astonishing 21% of adults get less than six hours of sleep each night, making it hard from...

2014-03-14 12:28:19

Campaign for 2014 highlights sleep as a powerful engine for all our daily activities ANDOVER, Mass., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of World Sleep Day, Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) today announced its Sleep Powers initiative for 2014, aimed at encouraging increased awareness of and education around the benefits of sleep and the important role it plays in powering everything that we do. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140314/MM83575-INFO-a Photo -...

2014-03-11 04:21:14

ROCHESTER, Minn., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Feeling less alert today? Reaching for that extra cup of coffee to stay awake? Your health and sleep habits may be contributing to a lack of good quality sleep, which can lead to other health issues. On Friday, March 14, 2014, World Sleep Day will be celebrated all over the globe. This annual event is a celebration of sleep and a call to action on important issues related to sleep. This year's theme is "Restful Sleep, Easy...


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Electrooculography
2012-12-31 11:47:45

Electrooculography, sometimes shortened to EOG, is the tracing of electricity used for operation of the retina in different phases, specifically the resting potential. The results are recorded on an electrooculogram. These are interpreted for opthalmological diagnosis and in recording eye movements. Eye movement measurements: Usually, pairs of electrodes are placed either above and below the eye or to the left and right of the eye. If the eye is moved from the center position towards one...

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