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2014-05-07 08:31:53

New Model May Also Explain How Narcolepsy Develops in Humans MENLO PARK, Calif., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuroscientists at SRI International have found that a form of baclofen, a drug used to treat muscle spasticity, works better at treating narcolepsy than the best drug currently available when tested in mice. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140506/85139 According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), narcolepsy, a chronic...

2014-05-06 23:09:24

Resource Center Offers Disorder Facts, Symptoms and Treatment Options Arlington, VA (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) launched a new website today, http://www.sleepfoundation.org/shift-work, to help individuals suffering from Shift Work Disorder, a sleeping disorder that affects individuals whose jobs require work that falls outside of the traditional 9-5 day. The website is an educational and informational resource center, with content focused on both symptoms and...

2014-05-05 11:28:57

Study finds victims of bullying are at increased risk of experiencing sleep disturbances Many children who are bullied suffer in silence. The trauma can lead to anxiety, depression, psychotic episodes and even suicide. There may be a way to identify victims of bullying before they experience serious mental health problems, according to a study to be presented Saturday, May 3, at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Researchers...

2014-05-02 23:03:42

Dr. Bijan Afar now offers patients an array of treatment options for sleep apnea. Each treatment plan is customized to address the symptoms of every patient. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Los Angeles sleep apnea dentist, Dr. Bijan Afar, now offers comprehensive solutions for sleep apnea. Treatment options can include snore guards, lifestyle changes and other procedures or techniques for reducing symptoms and improving breathing. Sleep apnea affects nearly 20 million people across...

2014-05-01 23:07:21

Getting quality sleep is always important but even more so with May being Better Sleep Month. In honor of this month-long celebration and sleep awareness campaign, Sleep Apnea Centers of America wanted to share five tips to make better sleep a reality rather than a fantasy for all communities near and far. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 In honor of May being Better Sleep Month, Sleep Apnea Treatment Centers of America (SATCOA) kicks off the month with tips for better sleep. In today’s...

2014-05-01 23:02:06

Dental Sleep Medicine education company, Sleep Group Solutions partners with leading Dentists to overcome dangerous side effects associated with OSA. Upcoming lectures in Sleep Disorders Dentistry include Indianapolis, Orlando and Houston. Ft. Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common and frequently unrecognized disorder. It is often found in patients with obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease, and there is growing evidence that sleep apnea is...

2014-05-01 12:32:29

Fully Implanted Device Represents New Treatment Option for Patients Unable to Use CPAP MINNEAPOLIS, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inspire Medical Systems, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Inspire Upper Airway Stimulation (UAS) therapy for use in a subset of patients with moderate to severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) who are unable to use Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP). Inspire therapy is a fully implanted neurostimulation...

2014-04-30 23:04:28

The VitalSleep mouthpiece for snoring has new consumer reviews to share with people who suffer from snoring. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 New reviews have been released by VitalSleep. The VitalSleep mouthpiece for snoring is made of a BPA free material that molds to the shape of the user's mouth. What make it special is that it can be adjusted to suit the severity of snoring, unlike many other anti-snoring devices found on the market. D. Finzel of Livonia, MI states...

2014-04-30 23:02:37

New customers of the VitalSleep anti-snoring mouthpiece share their reviews and thoughts about their FDA cleared dental device that helps them sleep better at night. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Every month, thousands of users of the VitalSleep anti-snoring mouthpiece are helped. They are achieving better quality sleep and experiencing a reduction in their snoring. K. Kilpatrick of Buena Vista California shared the below snoring mouthpiece review of how it has helped her husband...

2014-04-29 23:01:45

DailyGossip.org reviews the Cure Your Sleep Apnea without CPAP program, which is described as a revolutionary method of getting rid of sleep apnea easier. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The program is based on the story of 9 men and women who were able to improve their condition. In its review, http://www.DailyGossip.org shows that this method indicates that CPAP is never the answer for sleep apnea cure. However, the reality is that this is the most recommended remedy in the...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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