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2012-06-07 08:41:56

People with insomnia may now have one more thing to keep them up at night: an increased likelihood of developing hypertension.

2009-06-08 11:34:39

Men with insomnia and sleep duration of six or fewer hours of nightly sleep are at an increased risk for mortality, 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.

2009-04-03 08:12:02

People who have trouble falling asleep and staying asleep may be putting themselves at risk for high blood pressure.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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