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Every additional hour someone with insomnia sleeps is associated with a 72 percent drop in the likelihood of moderate or high risk of suicide, according to researchers from the University of Pennsylvania.
3 hrs ago | The Miami Herald
The 41-year-old mother of three has sleep apnea, a condition that causes breathing interruptions during sleep due to a tracheal blockage.
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Dr. Juan Martinez adjusts a mask on David J. Lawton, 15, at Joe DiMaggio Cystic Fibrosis and Pulmonary Center in Hollywood on Tuesday, May 14, 2013.
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In recognition of May as National Sleep Awareness month, the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine's ongoing awareness campaign to address chronic disease in the workplace is focusing on the impact of sleep disorders on worker health and productivity.
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Sleepy, grumpy and dopey are more than just three of the seven dwarfs; they're the least of the dangerous symptoms of sleep apnea, a life-threatening but treatable condition from which 28 million Americans suffer.
Avoid caffeine after 2 p.m. Caffeine has a half-life of six hours in your body; six hours after your last sip, half of it is still in your body.
Staying up-to-date has never been simpler. Sign up for the free GenePool newsletter today! The U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory committee has Wednesday found clear evidence that healthcare giant Merck & Co., Inc.'s blockbuster drug candidate suvorexant is quite effective in promoting sleep, but multiple safety issues call for lower doses.
Do you or someone you know suffer from sleep problems? If so, you are encouraged to attend this support group meeting on Monday, June 3, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Parrish Healthcare Center at Port St.
Insomniacs have a higher risk of depression due to their lack of sleep affecting the emotion regulator in their brains' amygdala, a study finds.
How's your bedroom hygiene? If a sleep therapist asks you this, they aren't interested in your vacuuming habits or laundry routine.
Merck & Co's experimental insomnia drug was safe and effective at the lower of two doses studied, a panel of medical experts said on Wednesday, increasing the chance it will be approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
They affect millions of Americans and an estimated 1020 percent of the global population.
But evidence suggests some people who suffer from the sleep problem may already be starting to develop pre-symptomatic dementia.
Dear Doctor K: I'm 40 years old and in good health. But lately I've been falling asleep suddenly during the day.
Sleep. It occupies about one-third of our lives. We need it for our mental and physical health, and for our survival.