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2014-05-15 08:30:54

CHICAGO, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Brain Research Foundation (BRF) today announced that it will provide a major grant that will further research funded by the National Institute of Aging (NIA) which evaluated whether structured exercise slows the progression of Alzheimer's disease. BRF funding will expand that study to evaluate whether the "dose" of physical activity predicts the magnitude of response. "The early studies across the neuroscience community do indicate a linkage...

2014-05-13 20:23:14

DUBLIN, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: JAZZ) today announced that the company will be webcasting its corporate presentations at two upcoming investor conferences. -- UBS Global Healthcare Conference in New York, NY on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. EDT / 1:00 p.m. IST. Matt Young, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will provide an overview of the company and a business and financial update. -- Goldman...

2014-05-13 08:31:58

SAINT PAUL, Minn., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MGC Diagnostics Corporation (NASDAQ: MGCD), a global medical technology leader, has entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with Neurovirtual USA Inc. under which MGC Diagnostics will market and distribute the SleepVirtual BWII PSG and BWIII PSG Diagnostic polysomnography systems in the United States and Canada. The SleepVirtual products are used in the diagnosis and treatment of sleep apnea and sleep-related breathing...

shocking lucid dreams
2014-05-12 12:40:00

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Although dreaming takes place entirely within the mind, dreamers often feel like they are living in a reality in which they have no control. However, some dreamers can reach a state in which they are aware they are dreaming and can take control of the dream – a phenomenon called lucid dreaming. While some people try to train themselves into becoming lucid dreamers, a new study in the journal Nature Neuroscience has found dreamers...

2014-05-12 12:31:28

MIAMI, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adolescents who get six hours of sleep or less may face health and behavior issues, particularly those who get five hours of sleep per night on a regular basis, confirms FIU researcher and criminal justice professor Ryan C. Meldrum in his study that recently published in Preventive Medicine. "Studies typically examine the implications of getting anything less than eight hours of sleep at night. What I wanted to investigate was whether there...

2014-05-12 08:33:16

Adequate Sleep as Critical to Overall Health as Nutrition, Exercise DARIEN, Ill., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A nationwide "Sleep Well, Be Well" campaign is being launched today as part of the National Healthy Sleep Awareness Project, a collaboration between the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Sleep Research Society (SRS). The campaign will promote widespread awareness of the dangers of chronic sleep loss and...

2014-05-09 23:08:09

The Stop Snoring Exercise Program is a new program created by Christian Goodman, who promises to teach people how to stop snoring effectively. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 The Stop Snoring Exercise Program is a new program developed by Christian Goodman, who has over 14 years of experience in the health industry. The program provides people with exercises, techniques, tips, and detailed instructions on...

2014-05-09 23:00:41

Patients can celebrate Better Sleep Month with Dr. David Rosen by learning about sleep apnea treatment options and seeking help for their condition. Sleep apnea causes serious problems for many people and Dr. Rosen provides treatment for all of his Lexington clients to reduce the potentially damaging effects of the disorder. Lexington, MA (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Dr. David Rosen, an experienced periodontist with Dental Sleep Medicine of New England, is celebrating Better Sleep Month by...

2014-05-09 23:00:30

People who want to improve their sleep during Better Sleep Month this May can now visit Dr. Michael Aiello, a sleep apnea dentist in Clinton Township, to find a cure for snoring and sleep apnea. By treating snoring and sleep apnea, Dr. Aiello helps his patients mitigate the risk of serious health problems associated with chronic fatigue and disruptions in nighttime breathing. Clinton Township, MI (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 In recognition of Better Sleep Month this May, Dr. Michael Aiello is...

2014-05-08 23:06:00

The worldwide sleep apnea device market has demonstrated moderate growth from $3.6 billion in 2011 to 4.2 billion in 2013, according to Kalorama Information. The healthcare market research publisher said that undiagnosed cases and new devices will drive market growth. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 The worldwide sleep apnea device market has demonstrated moderate growth from $3.6 billion in 2011 to 4.2 billion in 2013, according to Kalorama Information. The healthcare market research...


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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.