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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...

2013-12-15 23:03:13

Dr. William Charles Dement will be the keynote speaker at Sleep & Wellness 2014: A Conference for Professionals. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) December 15, 2013 Dr. William Charles Dement will be the keynote speaker at Sleep & Wellness 2014: A Conference for Professionals. The conference will be held in Scottsdale, Arizona, on May 1-3, 2014. The conference will be sponsored by The American Sleep & Breathing Academy (ASBA) in collaboration with the American Association for Respiratory...

2013-05-28 23:24:25

During the month of June, Dr. Avi Ishaaya is reaching out to the community to provide individuals with guidance to discover innovative and convenient methods for effective testing and treatment of sleep apnea. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 Launching the I Am Sleep Program as part of his Sleep Better campaign, Dr. Avi Ishaaya has announced, “Our goal is to increase the awareness of the potentially devastating effects of untreated sleep apnea and provide individuals with...

2011-07-01 13:11:58

Young basketball players spend hours dribbling up and down the court aspiring to NBA stardom. Now, new Stanford University School of Medicine research suggests another tactic to achieving their hoop dreams: sleep. In a study appearing in the July issue of SLEEP, Cheri Mah, a researcher in the Stanford Sleep Disorders Clinic and Research Laboratory, has shown that basketball players at the elite college level were able to improve their on-the-court performance by increasing their amount of...

2011-06-11 00:00:29

Elsevier, the leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced today that Meir Kryger, MD, Thomas Roth, PhD and William Dement, MD, PhD, authors of the newly published fifth edition of "Principles and Practice of Sleep Medicine", will participate in a book signing on Tuesday, June 14 from 1pm to 3pm at the 2011 American Academy of Sleep Medicine's SLEEP annual meeting in Minneapolis, MN, at the Elsevier booth #901. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB)...

2010-11-09 07:25:00

SAN CARLOS, Calif., Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- SleepQuest, Inc., the highly regarded national provider of sleep medicine services, announced today that Humana has contracted with SleepQuest to expand access to affordable Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) screening, diagnostic, therapy and compliance services for the Insurer's PPO and Medicare members. Almost 30 million Americans are affected by OSA and approximately 20 million remain undiagnosed and at risk for more serious complications...

2010-08-10 07:40:00

SAN CARLOS, Calif., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- With more than a decade of clinical practice and research, SleepQuest, Inc. has announced the introduction of a comprehensive new website dedicated to the millions of people who suffer from Obstructive Sleep Apnea. MySleepQuest.com brings all aspects of Sleep Apnea together in one website by offering important information about this life-long chronic condition. News, videos, educational content, therapy selection and an opportunity to discuss...

2009-03-03 11:00:00

Renewed efforts to reach physicians coincide with Sleep Awareness Week SAN CARLOS, Calif., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The current economic downturn has hurt more than America's wallets--it's hurt sleep habits as well. According to the National Sleep Foundation's annual Sleep in America poll, nearly one-third of Americans have lost sleep due to economy-related concerns. With Americans everywhere facing the dangers of sleep loss, SleepQuest is renewing its commitment to educate about health risks...

2008-07-31 12:01:06

SAN CARLOS, Calif., July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. William Dement, founder of the world's first sleep disorders center at Stanford University and a leading authority on sleep medicine, spoke to Amgen employees in a wellness seminar hosted at their South San Francisco campus on June 18. The presentation was also distributed over Amgen's internal computer network and made available to approximately 14,000 worldwide employees. Dr. Dement, who is Chief Scientific Advisor for SleepQuest...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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