News tagged with sleep problems
Sleep disruptions may be among the earliest indicators of Alzheimer's disease, scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis report Sept. 5 in Science Translational Medicine.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Sep 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A new study could help earlier diagnosis of Parkinson's disease, after a Malaysian researcher working for Newcastle University in the UK identified that even early in the disease people experience symptoms.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Apr 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Research led by Ya-Ping Tang, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Cell Biology and Anatomy at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans, has found that the action of a specific gene occurring during exposure to adolescent trauma ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Identifying and understanding the combination of factors that leads to autism is an ongoing scientific challenge. This developmental disorder appears in the first three years of life, and affects the brain's ...
Autism spectrum disorders Mar 26, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Sleep is disrupted in people who likely have early Alzheimer's disease but do not yet have the memory loss or other cognitive problems characteristic of full-blown disease, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Mar 11, 2013 | 4.9 / 5 (7) | 0 |
A hospital is not the best place to get a good night's sleep, especially in a noisy intensive care unit. It's a cause for concern because studies have shown that a lack of sleep can cause patients to experience delirium—an ...
Health Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—A new study led by an international team of biologists has identified some of the brain chemicals that allow seals to sleep with half of their brain at a time.
Sleep apnea Feb 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A new study confirms a link between insomnia and thoughts of suicide and suggests that this relationship is mediated by dysfunctional beliefs and attitudes about sleep as well as nightmares. The study suggests that the targeted ...
Sleep apnea Feb 14, 2013 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
While movement problems are the main symptom of Parkinson's disease, a new study shows that even early in the course of disease people frequently experience many non-motor symptoms such as drooling, anxiety and constipation. ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
The memory problems that many women experience in their 40s and 50s as they approach and go through menopause are both real and appear to be most acute during the early period of post menopause. That is the conclusion of ...
Other Jan 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new study suggests that there is a significant correlation between excessive daytime sleepiness and vitamin D, and race plays an important factor.
Health Dec 14, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 1 |
Women suffering from sleep apnea have, on the whole, a higher degree of brain damage than men with the disorder, according to a first-of-its-kind study conducted by researchers at the UCLA School of Nursing. The findings ...
Sleep apnea Dec 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—People with insomnia may have double the chances of a heart attack or stroke as opposed to those who sleep well, a study by Taiwanese researchers suggests.
Health Nov 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
While powerful magnetic stimulation of the frontal lobe of the brain can alleviate symptoms of depression, those receiving the treatment did not report effects on sleep or arousal commonly seen with antidepressant medications, ...
Neuroscience Oct 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new study from Lancaster University has found that sleeping on a problem really can help people to find a solution.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 12, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 0 |
A sleep disorder (somnipathy) is a medical disorder of the sleep patterns of a person or animal. Some sleep disorders are serious enough to interfere with normal physical, mental and emotional functioning. A test commonly ordered for some sleep disorders is the polysomnogram.
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