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2014-05-05 10:25:43

A new study reports that sleep efficiency, a ratio of time asleep to time spent in bed, is predictive of survival time for women with advanced breast cancer. Results show that higher sleep efficiency was significantly associated with lower mortality over the ensuing six years, an effect that remained after adjusting for baseline prognostic factors such as age, estrogen receptor status and treatments received. Mean survival was 68.9 months for efficient sleepers compared with 33.2 months...

2014-05-05 08:25:28

Dr. Rubin Naiman's New Book Offers an Alternative Approach to Sleep TUCSON, Ariz., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sleep has been abducted from its natural home in our personal lives and become exceedingly medicalized argues Dr. Rubin Naiman. He believes conventional medical approaches have fallen short by over emphasizing objective views of sleep while virtually ignoring the personal spiritual experience of the sleeper. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140502/83804 "Just as the...

2014-05-02 23:04:03

Home Care Assistance – Greater Toronto (http://www.GreaterTorontoHomeCare.ca), the area’s leading provider of non-medical and in-home senior care, is releasing an expert opinion on the importance of consistent and quality sleep and the vital role it plays in senior health. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Home Care Assistance – Greater Toronto (http://www.GreaterTorontoHomeCare.ca), the area’s leading provider of non-medical and in-home senior care, is releasing an expert...

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...

2014-04-30 23:01:15

May 6th is National No Diet Day and in honor of becoming healthy without taking on a fad diet, Rise-N-Shine LLC is offering sleep tips to get your health back on track. Sparta, NJ (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 May 6th is National No Diet Day and in honor of becoming healthy without taking on a fad diet, Rise-N-Shine LLC is offering sleep tips to get your health back on track. It has been well established that a disrupted sleep pattern can hold a bearing on a person’s health, particularly...

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
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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