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" Sacrificing Sleep to Study Can Backfire - Psych Central News

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By Janice Wood Associate News Editor Reviewed by John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on August 23, 2012 A new study finds that high school students who sacrifice sleep time to study actually have more academic problems the following day. "Sacrificing sleep for extra study time is counterproductive," said Andrew J.

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Sleep to Your Health

From medify.com

Recent studies have linked shortened sleep cycles and disruption in circadian rhythms to metabolic syndrome and diabetes. Harvard researchers initiated a 39-day experiment with healthy volunteers. In the study, participants had to undergo shortened sleep time and varying bed times, much like shift workers.

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Sleep related diabetes risk needs attention

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By Sally Robertson Strategies aimed at improving sleep quality among individuals without Type 2 diabetes may act as an additional tool in diabetes prevention, report researchers. Study findings show that individuals who frequently report suffering from sleep apnea, insomnia, or daytime sleepiness, are significantly more insulin resistant than individuals who…

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A sleeping timebomb

From com.au

This is the tale of how an Australian man with a vacuum cleaner fixed a mistake in evolution. It begins in the late 1970s. Colin Sullivan is a physician in the respiratory unit at Sydney's Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. There, he treats patients who have problems breathing.

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Snooze Alarm - Bethesda Magazine - September-October 2012 - Bethesda, MD

From bethesdamagazine.com

Sleep disorders are on the rise-and the consequences can be deadly Illustration by Val Bochkov (page 1 of 4) Last year, I began worrying about my husband's state of mind. He has always been absentminded, often misplacing his keys and cellphone or forgetting casual plans we'd made.

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Sleep apnea is not necessarily a male disorder

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By Lucy Piper, Senior medwireNews Reporter Women, particularly those with hypertension or obesity, have high rates of sleep apnea, study findings show. As many as 50% of women in the general population fulfilled the criteria for sleep apnea, and it was present in 80% of women with hypertension and 84…

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Slideshow: Sleep Apnea Myths

From webmd.com

Is it just snoring, or is it something more serious? WebMD sets the record straight on some myths and facts surrounding obstructive sleep apnea.

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CPAP for Teen Sleep Apnea

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Approximately one to four percent of children suffer from sleep apnea, according to the American Sleep Apnea Association. Many of these children are between the ages of two and eight. Research has linked pediatric sleep disorders to childhood obesity, learning difficulties and hormonal, metabolic, and behavior problems. The common treatment…

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