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2012-11-09 08:20:13

National Sleep Foundation's Drowsy Driving Prevention Week® Provides Tips to Prevent One in Six Traffic Fatalities WASHINGTON, Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of Drowsy Driving Prevention Week®, (November 12-18), the National Sleep Foundation is joining with the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety to educate drivers about sleep safety. A recent survey conducted by the AAA Foundation found that young people are more likely to drive drowsy. Specifically, one...

Want To Sleep Better At Night? Shed Some Belly Fat
2012-11-07 12:09:32

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Getting a good night's sleep is important to be healthy. However, a number of problems can prevent us from having a restful night. One such problem is being overweight or obese--an issue that has been studied immensely and closely linked to sleep deprivation. Now, a team of researchers at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, has found that weight loss, whether it be from dietary changes or from diet and exercise, can...

2012-10-23 07:28:09

NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As most college freshmen in America have already settled into their routines during the fall semester, many may be experiencing unprecedented weight gain. Although the myth of the "Freshman 15" has echoed throughout university halls for years, the truth behind the concept has not been proven until recently by Auburn University researchers. Although these weight struggles are not unexpected, the makers of Hydroxycut(TM) believe such...

2012-09-26 14:21:12

UNITED KINGDOM, Sept. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A variety of studies suggest that getting at least seven hours' sleep every night can significantly improve the chance of losing weight while on a diet. There is a growing body of evidence that a lack of sleep enhances hunger signals in the brain and increases levels of hormones which affect our appetite, causing us to eat more. One recent study (Nedeltcheva et al (2010) insufficient sleep undermines dietary efforts to reduce...

2012-09-21 23:04:29

Sometimes, the best path to shed off the pounds is to simply sleep better. Aviisha will shed $100 off the price of its Home Sleep Test to help patients shed off their excess pounds and get a better night sleep. (promo code:ExtraLb)* Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 21, 2012 Sleep apnea and obesity feed on each other creating a deadly downward spiral of disease. Repeated arousals during sleep, which characterize sleep apnea, may result in insulin resistance and poor regulation of blood...

2012-09-17 23:13:52

Adequate sleep is an important part of a weight loss plan and should be added to the recommended mix of diet and exercise, states a commentary in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). Although calorie restriction and increased physical activity are recommended for weight loss, there is significant evidence that inadequate sleep is contributing to obesity. Lack of sleep increases the stimulus to consume more food and increases appetite-regulating hormones. "The solution [to weight...

2012-09-03 23:01:27

Rather than visiting a sleep center for an invasive sleep study, St. Louis residents now have a new option for diagnosing sleep apnea. Dr. Dan Sindelar offers ARES in-home sleep apnea testing, providing diagnosis to patients in the comfort and privacy of their own home. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) September 04, 2012 Dr. Dan Sindelar, current president of the American Academy for Oral Systemic Health, announces a breakthrough in sleep apnea diagnostics for residents of the St. Louis area. Dr....

Sleep Deprivation May Reduce PTSD Risk
2012-07-19 08:15:55

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) and Tel Aviv University have discovered that sleep deprivation in the first hours following an intense event could help decrease the likelihood of having Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). The study, published in international scientific journal Neuropsychopharmacology, included a variety of experiments that focused on how sleep deprivation in the six hours after...

2012-06-13 10:20:14

White, American-born adults sleep longer than blacks, Hispanics, Indians and Asians Two studies scheduled for presentation today at SLEEP 2012 are reporting sleep disparities among Americans based on racial and ethnic background. The first study, out of the State University of New York (SUNY), looked at 400,000 respondents from the National Health Interview Surveys between 2004 and 2010. Results show that Americans born in the United States were more likely to report sleeping longer...

Sleep Deprivation Linked To Food Choices, Elevated Anxiety Levels
2012-06-11 04:22:52

Using MRI scans, researchers have discovered how sleep deprivation can impact the parts of the brain where food-related choices are made, potentially explaining how obesity is linked to a lack of slumber. The study, which was presented at SLEEP 2012, the 26th annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies (APSS), on Sunday, used functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to study the brain waves of 23 otherwise healthy adults, according to the American Academy of Sleep...