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2014-06-04 08:30:42

Cases of obstructive sleep apnea are multiplying due to sedentary lifestyles and irregular sleep habits LONDON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The increasingly sedentary lifestyle and late work habits of people are leading to more cases of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). The resulting lack of quality sleep can cause hypertension, heart failure, stroke, and reduced performance in everyday activities. The large cohort of undiagnosed people with OSA across the globe makes this a highly...

Sedentary Behaviors Keep Night Owls From Regular Exercise Routines
2014-06-04 08:14:54

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A recent study published in the journal Evolutionary Psychology found that persons who stay up all night are bigger risk takers than those who get a regular night’s sleep. While that research looked at the financial aspect of taking risks, it is likely that another risky move associated with night owls is not getting regular exercise. A new study published in the journal Sleep, and to be presented June 4 in Minneapolis,...

2014-06-03 23:14:22

Due to overwhelming response to the Natures Sleep photo contest in honor of National Photo Month, the mattress company has decided to extend the entry deadline. Thousands of entries have already come in for the contest, which calls for entries of photos illustrating why a person needs a good night of sleep. Davie, Florida (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 “We have been overwhelmed by the creative photos showing people tired from all sorts of reasons,” said Alan Hirschhorn, Vice President of...

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...

2014-06-03 23:03:38

One entry into an adjustable bed sweepstakes contest was all it took for Shirley Davis of Philadelphia to walk away a winner. She tells people that the contest is not a free bed mail scam. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Shirley Davis of Philadelphia, PA is the latest winner of an adjustable bed in the Easy Rest Adjustable Sleep Systems Win-A-Bed sweepstakes and states that she never thought it was a free bed mail scam. Davis was the April winner and accepted delivery of her new...

marijuana and insomnia
2014-06-03 09:29:53

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For those who have enjoyed the therapeutic and/or entertaining properties of marijuana, the initial feelings of relaxation and euphoria are not unexpected. Very soon after ingestion, either by smoking or consuming orally via food or beverage, a user's eyes may dilate, providing a visual intensity to colors and textures. Other senses may also be heightened. Each of these feelings and sensations are hard to view as negative. But the...

2014-06-03 08:32:47

DENVER, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Naturs Design Inc., the maker of RemZzzs CPAP mask liners, is announcing the debut of a long-awaited product for customers with nasal pillows style PAP masks. Along with users of more traditional PAP mask styles, users of nasal pillows frequently end up with skin irritation and tissue breakdown. In addition, the skin breakdown occurs at the point of mask insertion into the patient's nostrils, an extremely sensitive area, and is a major reason that...

blue light at night increases hunger
2014-06-03 05:31:33

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It cannot be argued that in the last decade we have been spending more time looking at our phones, tablets and computers than ever before. Back in 2010, the Harvard Medical School began sounding the alarm about the potential hazards of blue light, the hue of light emitted by our electronic devices and energy-efficient light bulbs, and how it may be detrimental to our health, especially as the sun sets and we move from day into night....

2014-06-02 16:25:34

Study Demonstrated Robust Alerting Effect Consistent with Phase 2a Results DUBLIN, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: JAZZ) today presented data from the Phase 2b study evaluating JZP-110 (formerly known as ADX-N05) as a potential new treatment for the symptoms of excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) in adults with narcolepsy. In the study, all primary and secondary endpoints were met and patients treated with JZP-110 experienced statistically significant...

2014-06-02 16:25:20

Cancer Treatment Centers of America opens sleep diagnostic center to help patients overcome sleeplessness and achieve optimal health before, during and after treatment CHICAGO, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a study by the National Cancer Institute, nearly 45 percent of all cancer patients experience serious sleep disorders, compared to just 25 percent of the general population. Undiagnosed sleep related breathing disorders such as obstructive sleep apnea, can...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.