Sleep on your side, not your back in late pregnancy

ScienceDaily.com Date: October 12, 2017 Source: The Physiological Society Summary: A pregnant mother sleeping on her back during late pregnancy may cause problems for the fetus, according to new research. This is the first study to monitor unborn babies overnight and at...

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Study of the clinical and functional characteristics of asthmatic children with obstructive sleep apnea

DovePress.com Authors Nguyen-Hoang Y, Nguyen-Thi-Dieu T, Duong-Quy S Received 22 July 2017 Accepted for publication 3 September 2017 Published 12 October 2017 Volume 2017:10 Pages 285—292 DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/JAA.S147005 Checked for plagiarism Yes Review by Single-blind Peer reviewers approved by Dr Amy Norman Peer reviewer comments 2 Editor who approved publication: Dr Amrita Dosanjh   Yen Nguyen-Hoang,1 Thuy Nguyen-Thi-Dieu,2 Sy Duong-Quy3–5 1Department of Pediatrics, Phu Tho General...

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4 Beyond snoring: Sleep apnea has dangerous consequences

Ginny Sugimoto, MD, Special to the Kitsap SunPublished 1:52 p.m. PT Oct. 11, 2017 Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is a major health problem with potentially dangerous consequences. For instance, truck drivers with this sleep disorder who did not get or did...

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Does Marijuana Help You Sleep?

Written by Gigen Mammoser on October 5, 2017 | HealthLine.com A recent study concludes that marijuana use might actually disrupt your sleep. However, experts point out there may be other factors involved. Marijuana may make you sleepy, but does it really help...

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Researchers identify intriguing link between sleep, cognition and schizophrenia

September 28, 2017 | MedicalXpress.com More than 3.2 million Americans suffer from schizophrenia; about 100,000 people are newly diagnosed every year. The disease includes a wide range of symptoms including visual and auditory hallucinations, cognitive problems and motivational issues. A...

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Dozens of NJ Transit engineers diagnosed with sleep apnea

By Danielle Furfaro | November 8, 2017 | 2:53pm | Updated More than one in 10 New Jersey Transit train engineers who were screened for sleep apnea tested positive for the condition, which can make them spontaneously fall asleep while on the job, according to agency...

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Calculator shows hidden costs of fatigued workforce

Sleep deficiency in the U.S. estimated at 70 percent, with $410 billion price tag September 25, 2017 | News.Harvard.Edu Brigham and Women’s Hospital Communications Sleep disorders and sleep deficiency are hidden costs that affect employers across the U.S. Seventy percent of Americans...

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World Heart Day: Know the signs of cardiac failure

IANS | Updated: Sep 28, 2017, 06.57 PM IST | EconomicTimes.IndiaTimes.com NEW DELHI: A light-headed feeling and increased heart rate are some of the signs of heart failure that one should not ignore, say experts. With World Heart Day, which falls...

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