sleep disorder

Therapy boosts sexual function in sleep disorder patients


June 25th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 25 (IANS) Men who suffer from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a sleep related breathing disorder, are seeing another potential benefit from continuous positive airway pressure therapy (CPAP) -- ... Read more...

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Sleep problems and Alzheimer’s disease linked?


February 17th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has linked sleep difficulties with Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers say staying awake in the night for hours affected the brain and increases the risk ... Read more...

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Scientists say that grinding teeth may indicate sleep problems


December 7th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Grinding the teeth in children may be a sign of sleep disorder, scientists suggest. In the United States, teeth grinding while sleeping is common among children ... Read more...

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Indian-origin MP condemns release of sleep-hit burglar


November 19th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 19 (IANS) Indian-origin British MP Priti Patel has termed as "mockery of justice" the letting off of a burglar from community service because of a disorder that makes ... Read more...

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Yellowing of eye lens behind sleep disorders


September 1st, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (IANS) Yellowing of the eye lens that absorbs blue light may be causing sleep disorders among the elderly, says a study.Blue light is a portion of the ... Read more...

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Sleep disorder linked to elderly men’s blood pressure


August 31st, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 30 (IANS) Poor sleep quality greatly raises the risk of high blood pressure among elderly men, says a study.According to the study, lack of deep sleep was found ... Read more...

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Sleep disorder could lead to Parkinson’s disease


July 31st, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Rapid eye movement (REM) sleep behaviour disorder, which involves abnormal behaviour when one experiences nightmares and vivid dreams, could lead to Parkinson's disease.People find themselves screaming, ... Read more...

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Low-energy diet can improve sleep disorder


June 2nd, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) Sufferers of obstructive sleep apnoea - a the sleep disorder - could benefit from following a low energy diet to lose weight.Sufferers rarely feel refreshed after ... Read more...

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Early symptoms of Parkinson’s disease revealed in dream sleep


March 29th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 29 (ANI): Danish researchers have discovered that very early symptoms of Parkinson's disease may be revealed in dream or REM sleep.Parkinson's disease is a brain disease best known for the ... Read more...

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Kids given swine flu vaccine ‘have an increased risk of sleep disorder’


February 2nd, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 02 (ANI): Finnish researchers have found that children given a swine flu vaccine have an increased risk of a sleep disorder.According to a preliminary study by the National Narcolepsy Task ... Read more...

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SleepCare Solutions launches sleep disorder treatment facility


January 27th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 27 (IANS) The country's first facility to treat sleep disorders has been set up here by the Hyderabad-based SleepCare Solutions (SCS) in collaboration with Philips Respironics, and plans are ... Read more...

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Afghanistan-based US troops’ families bear brunt of deployment strains


December 31st, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Wautoma, Dec 31 (ANI): The impact of the Afghanistan war is not limited to the soldiers deployed there, but extends to their families back home, who bear the brunt of the psychological ... Read more...

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How laughter can make you snooze 100 times a day!


December 27th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 27 (ANI): Laughter may be the best medicine, but for some, it's nothing less than a disorder - a sleep disorder called narcolepsy can send a person into an instant ... Read more...

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Study examines socio-economic consequences of sleep disorders


December 18th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): A new study at the University of Copenhagen and the Danish Institute for Health Services Research has examined the socio-economic consequences of the sleep disorder hypersomnia, revealing that ... Read more...

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People with sleep apnea ‘more likely to develop aggressive heart disease’


December 1st, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): A new study has revealed that people with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a sleep disorder associated with obesity, have more non-calcified or "bad" plaque in their coronary arteries."Our ... Read more...

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How laughter can make some snooze 100 times a day!


November 7th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 7 (ANI): Laughter may be the best medicine, but for some, it's nothing less than a disorder - a sleep disorder called narcolepsy can send a person into an instant ... Read more...

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Why lack of sleep keeps some chirpy while others grumpy


October 26th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): Ever wondered how some stay perky all day with just a few hours of sleep, while others remain cranky all day? Scientists believe it's all in the genes. ... Read more...

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Oz study links snoring to brain damage


October 22nd, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 22 (ANI): Latest Australian research indicates that snoring and troubled nights could be a red flag for brain damage occurring during sleep.Brain scans of 60 people, aged in their mid-40s ... Read more...

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Guidelines to ease insomnia and other sleep disorders


September 2nd, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 02 (ANI): The British Association for Psychopharmacology (BAP) has released up-to-the-minute guidelines regarding insomnia and other sleep disorders to guide psychiatrists and physicians dealing with this problem.Sleep experts agree that ... Read more...

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Insomniacs four times more likely to die early


September 1st, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (IANS) Men with severe insomnia are four times more likely to die early, a new research says. Researchers followed 741 late middle-aged men over 14 years, four percent of ... Read more...

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Swine flu jab under scrutiny over dangerous sleep disorder fears


August 28th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 28 (ANI): A swine flu vaccine given to millions of Britons is undergoing investigations over fear it causes a rare and dangerous sleep disorder.Pandemrix made by pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline is ... Read more...

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Kicking during sleep signals Parkinson’s risk


July 29th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Kicking in sleep could mean you are more likely to develop dementia or Parkinson's, scientists warn. They say it could signal a higher risk up to 50 years before ... Read more...

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Sleep disorder may help predict Parkinson’s disease decades earlier


July 29th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 29 (ANI): Sleep disorder may be a sign of dementia or Parkinson's disease up to 50 years before the disorders are diagnosed, says a new study.Mayo Clinic scientists found identified ... Read more...

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Pain, dry mouth from radiation therapy affects sleep in cancer patients


July 12th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 12 (ANI): Head and neck cancer patients suffer from poor sleep quality due to chronic pain and dry mouth problems related to radiation treatments, according to a new study.According to ... Read more...

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Sexsomnia common among sleep center patients


June 7th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 7 (ANI): A new study reveals that sexsomnia is common in sleep center patients.The research shows men are more likely than women to report sexsomnia, but few patients talk to ... Read more...

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Vidya Balan is brand ambassador for sleep awareness month


March 13th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Scintillating Bollywood actress Vidya Balan has a new role - that of brand ambassador for the sleep awareness month of March. The awareness month aims to ... Read more...

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Healthy adults can manage with less sleep with age


February 1st, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 1 (IANS) Healthy adults can manage with reduced sleep as they age and also feel less drowsy than their younger counterparts rebutting the concept that it's normal for older people ... Read more...

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Keep Hangover At Bay With Lighter Hued Drinks: Study Reports


January 2nd, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan. 02, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent survey has revealed that while hangover after a bout of heavy drinking cannot altogether be avoided, the intensity can always be lessened by choosing ... Read more...

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Sleep apnea ups heart disease risk in kidney transplant patients


November 20th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): Kidney transplant patients with sleep apnea are at an increased risk of high blood pressure, heart disease and stroke, according to a new study.For the study, Miklos Zsolt ... Read more...

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Restless legs syndrome more prevalent in non-African-American women


November 3rd, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 3 (ANI): Restless legs syndrome (RLS), a sleep disorder characterized by the strong urge to move the legs, is more prevalent in non-African-American women, a new study has found.Ammar Alkhazna, ... Read more...

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Sleep disorder, inflammation linked to heightened pain in arthritis patients


October 29th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 29 (ANI): A new study has found that inflammation and sleep problems are associated with increased pain in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients.Researchers from the Division of Rheumatology and Pain Management ... Read more...

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Snoring may help diagnose sleep disorder


October 12th, 2009 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 12 (ANI): Researchers have developed a computer programme, which can analyse the snoring pattern of people to help diagnose a specific sleep disorder.Doctors at University of Queensland and the Princess ... Read more...

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Brit doc helping police with MJ investigation receives death threats


August 22nd, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 22 (ANI): A British doctor who agreed to help Los Angeles police create a list of medics who helped facilitate Michael Jackson's drug use has received death threats.Dr. Susan ... Read more...

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Having a sibling with obstructive sleep apnea increases kids’ risk of getting the disease


August 2nd, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 2 (ANI): Children who have at least one sibling who has been diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may be at an increased risk of developing the sleep disorder, according ... Read more...

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Sleep disorders in children are largely under-diagnosed


June 8th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): Sleep disorders in children and teens are largely under-diagnosed, according to a new study.Lead author Dr. Lisa Meltzer obtained data from 32 primary care paediatric practices affiliated ... Read more...

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