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2014-04-23 23:15:21

New article explores in-depth the positive health gains associated with sleep. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 An article published April 9th in TIME magazine cited a variety of sources from the scientific community which all concluded that a natural night’s sleep is essential to good health, happiness, and better personal performance. The need for sleep varies significantly between individuals, with some people functioning well after only five hours of sleep, while other require as...

2014-04-22 23:14:18

Houston-Based Sleep Center Offers Hope for Those Who Suffer From Sleep Deprivation Houston, Texas (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Apnix Sleep Diagnostics provides Houston-area sleep sufferers relief through the diagnosis of sleep disorders, with several centers based in the Houston area accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). Apnix announces new services which offer an effective, safe way to diagnose sleep apnea; a condition that affects 18 million American adults....

2014-04-22 23:06:51

Dental Sleep Medicine education company, Sleep Group Solutions, provide Dental education on implementing a sleep protocol, via two day programs involving Sleep Apnea signs and symptoms, including acid reflux, obesity, and large neck size correlations. Upcoming CE lectures include Providence, New Orleans, and San Diego. Ft. Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 According to the National Sleep Foundation, more than 18 million American adults have sleep apnea. Signs and symptoms of...

2014-04-22 23:02:39

Numerous studies linking obesity to OSA have dentists attending dental continuing education courses with Sleep Group Solutions to learn screening and treatment methods for snoring and sleep apnea patients. Nashville, TN Dental Sleep Medicine lecture is on June 6-7th. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 According to the Trust for America’s Health, Tennessee is now the 10th most obese state in the nation. After three decades of increases, adult obesity rates remained level in every state...

2014-04-22 12:22:03

ARLINGTON, Va., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) today released the findings of its independent evaluation of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's (FMCSA's) field study report on the new Hours-of-Service (HOS) rules. FMCSA was directed by Congress as part of MAP-21 to study the efficacy of the restart provisions which went into effect July 1, 2013. FMCSA's field study collected fatigue measurements from 106 truck...

2014-04-22 10:44:59

Researchers at the University of Toronto say a sleep disorder that causes people to act out their dreams is the best current predictor of brain diseases like Parkinson's and Alzheimer's. "Rapid-eye-movement sleep behavior disorder (RBD) is not just a precursor but also a critical warning sign of neurodegeneration that can lead to brain disease," says associate professor and lead author Dr. John Peever. In fact, as many as 80 to 90 per cent of people with RBD will develop a brain disease."...

2014-04-22 08:28:10

ASBA proves sleep studies are not just for health care professionals by partnering with the Pro-Player Health Alliance to offer first live stream overnight sleep study raising awareness for sleep disorders in the public eye OGDEN, Utah, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Former Arizona Cardinals NFL player, and Pro-Player Health Alliance Sleep Apnea Awareness Advocate, Mark Walczak, undergoes a live public sleep study presented by the American Sleep and Breathing Academy to help raise...

2014-04-21 08:25:35

AirFit F10 and AirFit N10 Masks Provide Comfort, Stability, and Ease of Use SAN DIEGO, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ResMed (NYSE: RMD) expands its ultra-light, comfortable, and award-winning AirFit(TM) line of masks today with new nasal and full face options. The AirFit F10 compact full face mask and AirFit N10 compact nasal mask continue the company's 25-year history of innovating comfortable and effective solutions for treating sleep-disordered breathing....

2014-04-18 23:03:36

Goal to Lower 80% Incidence of Undiagnosed Sleep Apnea Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Sleep Apnea Treatment Centers of America (SATCOA) will commemorate Sleep Apnea Awareness Day by wearing pajamas to work. This health observance day is Friday, April 18. With this event, the company’s goal is to raise awareness about obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Currently, it is estimated that 80 percent of people with OSA are walking around unaware that they have the condition. OSA is defined...

2014-04-17 23:02:44

Dental sleep medicine education company, Sleep Group Solutions, instructs dentists on implementing a sleep apnea protocol which includes identifying, diagnosing with physicians, and treatment plans including oral appliance therapy. Upcoming live lectures include Nashville, Salt Lake City, and Chicago. (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 According to the National Sleep Foundation, more than 80 million Americans snore. Snoring, along with high blood pressure, hypertension, and daytime fatigue,...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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