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2014-08-01 10:44:07

American Academy of Sleep Medicine Researchers who studied 100 twin pairs have identified a gene mutation that may allow the carrier to function normally on less than six hours of sleep per night.  The genetic variant also appears to provide greater resistance to the effects of sleep deprivation. Results show that a participant with p.Tyr362His – a variant of the BHLHE41 gene – had an average nightly sleep duration of only five hours, which was more than one hour shorter than the...

2014-07-01 11:31:24

American Thoracic Society In a new study of the causes underlying respiratory symptoms in military personnel returning from duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, a large percentage of veterans had non-specific symptoms that did not lead to a specific clinical diagnosis. Most patients who did receive a diagnosis had evidence of asthma or nonspecific airway hyperreactivity, which may have been due in some cases to aggravation of pre-existing disease by deployment exposures. "Earlier studies of...

2014-06-18 23:15:47

The sleep pad, made with a proprietary mix of natural ingredients, offers a new way to ease and possibly prevent ailments effortlessly. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 The new sleep pads created by Earthwonderful promise to support the natural recovery process during sleep in addition to further benefits that are unique to the three different mixes offered. Earthwonderful specializes in developing products in the realm of complementary and alternative medicine. These products are...

2014-06-03 23:09:58

Somnoware Healthcare Systems Inc., the leading provider of cloud based software for the sleep wellness and sleep medicine industry, has reached an exclusive agreement with Welltrinsic Sleep Network, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) funded national network connecting sleep physicians and accredited centers to deliver high-quality, integrated care for individuals with a sleep-wake disorder. (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Somnoware Healthcare Systems Inc., the leading provider of cloud...

2014-03-13 08:25:11

AMSTERDAM, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Professor D.L. Bliwise appointed as Associate Editor to increase multidisciplinary understanding of the causes and treatments of nocturia The joint editors of European Urology's Nocturia Resource Centre [http://nocturia.elsevierresource.com ], a freely accessible educational platform designed for healthcare professionals specialized in urology, are pleased to announce the appointment of sleep medicine...

2014-03-11 08:31:49

LOS ANGELES, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles sleep apnea doctor, Dr. Bijan Afar, offers comprehensive solutions for sleep apnea. The Centers for Disease Control have called insufficient sleep a public health epidemic. Millions of Americans suffer from sleep apnea, a sleep disorder that can interrupt sleep hundreds of times a night and prevent people from entering the deeper, more restful stages of sleep. About Dr. Bijan Afar, Expert in Sleep Apnea Treatment Los Angeles...

2014-03-07 23:21:09

Dental practices are overcoming clinical and administrative obstacles to incorporating sleep apnea therapy into their practice through the seminar series Advanced Implementation of Dental Sleep Medicine. Jupiter, FL (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 The field of dental sleep medicine has grown tremendously as more dentists look for ways to differentiate their practices. Now, dentists are looking for solutions to help take their sleep practices to the next level. Dental sleep medicine educators for...

2014-02-28 23:26:09

Nierman Practice Management’s CEO has been selected to speak at the upcoming American Academy of Craniofacial Pain Sleep Medicine & Dentistry Mini Residency Tequesta, FL (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Nierman Practice Management’s CEO, Rose Nierman, RDH, has been selected to speak at the upcoming American Academy of Craniofacial Pain (AACP) Sleep Medicine & Dentistry Mini Residency on July 11th -12th, 2014. Ms. Nierman will join a distinguished faculty of dental and medical...

2014-01-23 08:31:03

American Academy of Sleep Medicine endorses center following onsite review HOUSTON, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Sleep Center at Texas Children's Hospital West Campus is excited to announce it is now accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) following an in-depth application process and onsite review late last year. For more information about The Sleep Center at Texas Children's Hospital West Campus watch this video. (Photo:...

2014-01-08 23:28:30

Abernethy Laurels, a continuing care retirement community in Newton, NC, is offering a healthy living workshop series that will focus on getting quality sleep and gaining control of diabetes. http://www.abernethylaurels.org Newton, NC (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 Abernethy Laurels, a continuing care retirement community in Newton, NC, is offering a healthy living workshop series that will focus on getting quality sleep and gaining control of diabetes. The workshops will begin on Thursday,...


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This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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