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2014-07-22 04:38:40

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Going without sleep over a long period of time can be detrimental to your health in many ways, including depression, heart disease, high blood pressure, weight gain and even a lack of sex drive. WebMD cites sleeplessness as a mitigating factor in some of the largest disasters in recent history, including Three Mile Island, Chernobyl, and the Exxon Valdez oil spill. So many people suffer from a chronic lack of sleep that it is...

Losing Sleep After Your Divorce Could Cause Your Blood Pressure To Increase
2014-07-21 03:09:00

By Alexis Blue, University of Arizona Those who experience persistent sleep problems after a divorce stand to suffer from more than just dark circles. They might also be at risk for potentially harmful increases in blood pressure, a new study finds. A growing body of research links divorce to significant negative health effects and even early death, yet few studies have looked at why that connection may exist. Divorce-related sleep troubles may be partly to blame, suggest the...

2014-07-21 04:21:48

TAIPEI, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apex Medical Corporation (Apex, TWSE: 4106), a leading player in the Respiratory Therapy and Pressure Area Care sectors, announces that the United States International Trade Commission (USITC) has issued a final advisory opinion, determining that Apex's newly designed XT series continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) water tank and Wizard 220 mask are free from the patent claims asserted by ResMed, one of Apex's major competitors. Apex...

2014-07-20 23:01:53

Sleep Salon - Brainwave Audio Program For Overcoming Insomnia is a new product developed by Dr. Joe Rubino which treats its users of insomnia by primarily using “brainwave” sound clips to do so. A full review of the guide is now available on Vinamy.com, and it indicates whether the kit is worth purchasing or not. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) July 20, 2014 Insomnia has often been regarded as a “negligible” condition because of the perception that it still allows people to go about with...

2014-07-17 23:05:33

Sleep apnea doctors across the nation can now take advantage of a complimentary listing with Sleep Apnea Doctors US. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Sleep Apnea Doctors now offers doctors nationwide a complimentary listing for sleep apnea treatment. This is a great way for doctors to widen their patient base and provide even more people with relief from sleep apnea symptoms. No matter their location, it is easy for patients to find doctors nearby, thanks to Sleep Apnea Doctors US....

2014-07-17 12:23:58

Clone collection supports design of more robust plants for future food security LOS ANGELES, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers have created the first comprehensive library of genetic switches in plants, setting the stage for scientists around the globe to better understand how plants adapt to environmental changes and to design more robust plants for future food security. The collection, which took more than 8 years and $5 million to create, contains about 2,000...

2014-07-11 08:24:59

LOS ANGELES, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles sleep apnea treatment expert, Dr. Marine Martirosyan, offers oral appliances for sleep apnea in Los Angles. Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that is more common than depression and affects at least 18 million Americans, according to the National Sleep Foundation. While often dismissed as just loud or chronic snoring, sleep apnea can actually increase the risk of major health problems, including dangerous arrhythmias, high blood...

2014-07-10 23:11:24

According to Dr. Larisa Wainer with Morris Psychological Group, sleep is as important to our health as good nutrition and regular exercise. Not getting enough sleep is detrimental to daytime functioning – to our mood, energy, concentration and reaction time. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Almost everyone has occasional trouble sleeping. Stress, anxiety, something we ate, jet lag or any number of other things might keep us tossing and turning restlessly once in a while. But for 60...

2014-07-10 08:28:53

LOS ANGELES, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sleep Apnea Doctors US aims to help doctors find patients in their local area through an innovative method: the online search engine. With this tool, patients across the nation have easier access to care and can finally see relief from disruptive sleep apnea symptoms like insomnia. Listing with Sleep Apnea Doctors US as a sleep apnea doctor is as easy as creating a social media account. Doctors are even able to sign in online using their...

Newborn Night-Waking Has A Detrimental Health Impact On Parents
2014-07-09 09:11:48

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One of the hardest parts of new parenthood is never getting enough sleep. Once an hour, every night, the baby cries out for food, comfort, or to be cleaned. Most new parents report feeling more exhausted in the morning than they did the night before. Professor Avi Sadeh led a team of researchers from Tel Aviv University's (TAU) School of Psychological Sciences to conduct the first study to examine why interrupted sleep can be as...


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