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Cognitive behavioral therapy for better sleep

As the sun sets and day turns to night, we find ourselves growing weary, worn out from a busy day. We follow a ritual that leads us down the path to a restful slumber. We power down with perhaps a warm bath, brush our teeth, ...

Feb 25, 2014
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Predicting cardiovascular events in sleep apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) generally is associated with increased risk for cardiovascular (CV) disease. OSA is usually measured using the apnea-hypopnea index (AHI), the number of times that breathing pauses or severely ...

Feb 04, 2014
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Flinders road-tests new anti-snore pillow

Sleep researchers from Flinders University and the Adelaide Institute for Sleep Health are road-testing a new pillow that could help alleviate snoring for back sleepers.

Quadriplegics at risk for serious sleep breathing disorder

There are over a million people with spinal cord injuries (SCI) in the United States alone with an estimated 11,000 new cases every year. Furthermore, it is estimated that there are, at least, 100,000 veterans with SCI, making ...

Sleep apnea study uncovers more hidden dangers for women

(Medical Xpress)—There's more bad news for women with sleep apnea. A new study from the UCLA School of Nursing shows that the body's autonomic responses—the controls that impact such functions as blood pressure, heart ...

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