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New Protein Found that Helps Repress Inflammation During Sleep

A new study published in the online source, The FASEB Journal, has found that the body’s biological clock or circadian rhythm creates a protein that can actively repress pro-inflammatory markers and pathways within the ...
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sleep health and heart

New Study: Increased Risk of Heart Disease in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Recent research has shown that patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) are at higher risk of developing cardiovascular (CV) disease. The AHI, or apnea-hypopnea index, is used to measure OSA. The AHI is technically ...
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aging and sleep

Insomnia Related to Menopause May be Accelerating the Aging Process

New research out of the University of California Los Angeles has revealed that menopause and its accompanying symptom insomnia are accelerating the aging process. This was a dual study, with findings published in the ...
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sleep and diet

New Study: Improved Sleep with Weight Loss and High-Protein Diet

A new study out of Purdue University has found that adults who are achieving weight loss with a high-protein diet are sleeping better. Wayne Campbell, Professor of Nutrition Science, notes that most of the ...
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Bedwetting Solutions

Try Not to Cry When Your Child’s Not Dry Finding Solutions to Bedwetting What is Primary Nocturnal Enuresis (PNE)? Primary nocturnal enuresis is the medical term for bedwetting. Bedwetting is a very common problem, ...
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What is Obstructive Sleep Apnea?

Obstructive sleep apnea is the most common form of sleep apnea. It is characterized by frequent starts and stops in breathing while asleep. This type of apnea occurs when the muscles in the back ...
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child sleeping

Emotional Disorders linked to Sleep Deficiency in Children

The most common responses to how lack of sleep affects emotions are fogginess, irritability, and grumpiness. There are hundreds of jokes that are rooted in how sleep deprivation can turn a nice kid into ...
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Veterans Continue to Suffer with Sleep Disorders

New research has indicated a six-fold increase in the prevalence of a sleep disorder in U.S. veterans over an 11-year period. Researchers noted that the highest increases in sleep disorder diagnoses were happening in ...
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obesity and sleep

Earlier Bedtimes in Children may Reduce Obesity Risk

New research has determined that preschool aged children who regularly go to bed by 8 p.m. are less likely to become obese in teenage years than children with later bedtimes. According to the study ...
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