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2014-01-15 23:04:15

Given the proliferation of mobile devices and apps on the marketplace, it was only a matter of time before products were rolled out offering the ability to identify sleep apnea in the comfort of one’s own home. However, the experts at Sleep Apnea Surgicure want people to realize that not all of the many at-home sleep apnea devices are as both specific and sensitive for the accurate diagnosis of clinically significant obstructive sleep apnea as an in-lab, physician supervised sleep...

2013-08-16 23:21:43

New Sleep Study Promotes More Restful Sleep in Local Residents. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 16, 2013 It is estimated that millions of people around the world suffer from sleep apnea, a destructive and even potentially dangerous condition that interferes with a person’s ability to get a restful night of sleep. There are many treatment options available for those who have been diagnosed with sleep apnea, but some treatments are far more effective than others. Furthermore, some people are...

2013-07-02 23:03:05

High-tech, portable monitoring device allows Lourdes patients to conduct sleep studies from virtually anywhere. Willingboro, New Jersey (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 Patients of the Neurodiagnostic/Sleep Lab at Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County now have the option to undergo testing for sleep apnea and other sleep disorders in the comfort of their home via a mobile sleep diagnostic unit, which measures breathing patterns, heart rate and oxygen levels, as well as detects abnormalities...

People Who Drink Before Bedtime Could Be Disrupting Their Dream Time
2013-01-23 11:03:03

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Having a drink before bedtime may help you fall asleep faster, but experts warn that it isn´t offering any incentives on the quality of sleep time. Researchers from the London Sleep Centre have reviewed the evidence of having a tipple before bedtime to see what effect it has on nighttime slumber. The evidence gathered indicates that alcohol upsets our normal sleep cycle, and effectively disrupts our most satisfying type of...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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