Happy Hanukkah And New Year!

Warmth of Joy, glow of prosperity, sparkle of happiness… may you be blessed with all these & more!

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Obstructive sleep apnea linked to higher Alzheimer’s risk

By Maria Cohut | Published Friday 10 November 2017 | MedicalNewsToday.com Fact checked by Jasmin Collier A new study has demonstrated that older adults who experience obstructive sleep apnea may be at increased risk of Alzheimer's disease. This is because they exhibit higher...

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American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine – Dr. Norman Blumenstock Contributes to ABDSM Certification Exam

I have been participating for the past 10 years with the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine (ABDSM).  Once again,  I've been recognized for my contributions in enhancing the rigorous exam for those in the field of dental sleep medicine.  Just another...

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Sleep apnea in children impairs memory consolidation

Published Thursday 9 November 2017 | By Tim Newman | MedicalNewsToday.com Fact checked by Jasmin Collier A new study examined how obstructive sleep apnea in children may interfere with memory consolidation, and it also uncovered a potential method of predicting the level of disruption caused by the associated sleep loss. Over...

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The Potential Pathophysiological Mechanisms of Obstructive Sleep Apnea that may be a major contributor to AFib disease progression

CardioSleepSolutions.com   Mechanical Stretch due to negative Intra-Thoracic Pressure Obstructive Sleep Apnea is defined as a physiological event that happens when upper airway is partially or completely blocked during sleep. Mostly, as a result of collapsed soft tissue in the throat while lying on...

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What’s the Difference Between Nightmares and Sleep Terrors?

Health| November 3, 2017 | By Nitun Verma, M.D. | Self.com Everyone has bad dreams. It's like a scary movie playing in your mind, typically waking you up right before something terrible happens—like falling off a cliff or witnessing a murder—relieved when you realize it wasn't real....

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MICRRH researcher explains multi-generational 30 year sleep study

Esther MacIntyre | October 30, 2017 | NorthwestStar.com.au A local researcher from Mount Isa Centre for Rural and Remote Health (MICRRH) has been involved in a mammoth sleep study tracking mothers and their offspring over more than 30 years. The study began...

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How treating sleep may ease all forms of autism

  BY SHAFALI JESTE  /  31 OCTOBER 2017 | SpectrumNews.org In a clinic I run at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), I see children who have various genetic syndromes associated with autism. These children have a wide range of features, including intellectual...

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