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Sleep Apnea Severity Impacts Risk Of Resistant High Blood Pressure
2014-08-18 03:20:28

A new study shows a strong association between severe, untreated obstructive sleep apnea and the risk of elevated blood pressure despite the use of high blood pressure medications.

jet lag gene
2014-08-17 02:00:17

Salk researchers discover a master gene responsible for sleep and wake cycles, offering hope for a drug that could help reset sleep.

thalamic reticular nucleus
2014-08-16 05:55:56

A new study led by NYU Langone Medical Center and funded by the National Institutes of Health has found that just a few nerve cells in the brain may control the switch between internal thoughts and external distractions.

2014-08-15 23:00:23

Baby sleep tips and yummy taco recipes for the family have been published on Kids Activities Blog.

poor sleep can lead to senior suicide
2014-08-15 03:17:26

Reported poor sleep quality, independent of a depressed mood, appears to be associated with an increased risk for suicide in older adults.

2014-08-14 12:28:35

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sleep Apnea Doctors dot US is now providing innovative solutions for sleep doctors looking to recruit new sleep apnea patients.

shift work sleep and alertness aids
2014-08-14 03:30:14

Shift workers are taking drugs to help them stay awake or get to sleep despite weak evidence for their benefit, according to a new Cochrane review.

2014-08-12 12:29:27

ENCINO, Calif., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sleep apnea is a chronic sleep disorder that is characterized by pauses in breathing during sleep.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.