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Sleep Helps Brain Learn Motor Skills
2013-08-21 11:24:39

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Having trouble learning to play the piano or improving your typing speed? You may want to sleep on it. According to a new study from Brown University and Massachusetts General Hospital, one of the brain's learning centers is highly active during sleep and could be the reason why it seems to aid in the learning process. "The mechanisms of memory consolidations regarding motor memory learning were still uncertain until now," said Masako...

2013-08-19 23:24:34

Sleep is essential to good health because it refreshes the body and mind. If you snore regularly and experience constant daytime drowsiness, you may have a condition called sleep apnea, which limits the amount of sleep and oxygen you get each night. (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 Does your snoring raise the dead—or at least prompt a swift kick? Has your partner or spouse said that you gasp or snort, or make choking sounds while asleep? Are you finding yourself way too drowsy during the day,...

2013-08-16 23:21:43

New Sleep Study Promotes More Restful Sleep in Local Residents. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 16, 2013 It is estimated that millions of people around the world suffer from sleep apnea, a destructive and even potentially dangerous condition that interferes with a person’s ability to get a restful night of sleep. There are many treatment options available for those who have been diagnosed with sleep apnea, but some treatments are far more effective than others. Furthermore, some people are...

2013-08-12 23:01:55

CheapCPAPSupplies.com adds products like the Resprionics Child B2 Bonnett to now offer treatment of childhood sleep apnea, a condition that affects night-time breathing. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 Recent studies indicate that between 1 and 4 percent of children suffer from sleep apnea, a condition that affects night-time breathing. Many of these children are young—between 2 and 8 years old. Some researchers suggest that children may grow out of sleep apnea, but even so, while...

2013-08-09 23:01:11

Sleep Group Solutions Dental Sleep Medicine instructor, Dr. Michael Hnat, introduces a systematic approach to treating sleep disordered breathing patients with oral appliances, in Rochester, NY on August 23-24th. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 With over 80 Million  people undiagnosed with OSA (Obstructive Sleep Apnea), it's assumed more physicians would increase OSA screenings and treatment options for symptomatic patients.  Interestingly enough, dentists are among...

2013-08-06 23:17:21

Concorde recognizes the increasing need to treat sleep disorders and the added demand to the sleep medicine field. Concorde's solution is the addition of their Polysomnographic Technology program. Orlando, FL and Memphis, TN (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 Concorde Career Colleges, Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of our Polysomnographic Technology program at our Orlando, Florida and Memphis, Tennessee campuses. Students can now complete this new program in as few as 8 months and...

2013-07-31 23:18:34

Sleep Group Solutions Dental Sleep Medicine instructor, Dr. Daniel Tache, speaks on the importance of technology and treatment, and encourages other dentists to become advocates in identifying and treating Sleep Disordered Breathing patients. Green Bay, WI (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Dentists from around the world are attending dental continuing education courses focusing on the dental treatment of snoring and sleep apnea. Dental sleep medicine education company, Sleep Group Solutions has...

2013-07-21 23:02:40

New Effective, Customized Sleep Solutions for Local Residents Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 21, 2013 Apnix Sleep Diagnostics has been helping individuals in the Houston area overcome their challenges with sleep over the years, and the company now offers new sleep solutions for improved results. The Diagnostic Process There are dozens of sleep disorders that can affect a person’s sleep, and the treatment options for each of them can vary. Diagnosing the condition is the first step toward...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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