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2014-04-28 16:30:56

SAN DIEGO, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A morning and evening ritual of tart cherry juice may help you sleep better at night, suggests a new study presented today at the Experimental Biology 2014 meeting. Researchers from Louisiana State University found that drinking Montmorency tart cherry juice twice a day for two weeks helped increase sleep time by nearly 90 minutes among older adults with insomnia. These findings were presented Monday, April 28, at the "Dietary Bioactive...

2014-04-25 23:01:45

Dental Seep Medicine education company, Sleep Group Solutions, teaches Dentists how to properly screen and treat obstructive sleep apnea. An upcoming two-day lecture in Philadelphia on May 2nd will discuss OSA’s association with a higher risk for insulin resistance, heart disease, heart attack, high blood pressure, and stroke. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 We’re hearing and learning more about it. The rise of OSA (Obstructive Sleep Apnea) in communities is at a staggering...

2014-04-24 16:29:35

DUBLIN, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: JAZZ) today announced that it will report its 2014 first quarter financial results on Thursday, May 8, 2014, after the close of the financial markets. Company management will host a live audio webcast immediately following the announcement at 4:30 p.m. EDT/9:30 p.m. IST to provide a business and financial update and discuss first quarter 2014 financial results. Interested parties may access the live audio...

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...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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