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While health professionals encourage people to get from seven to eight hours of sleep nightly, millions of Americans are falling well short of that mark. Many are getting just five to six hours and recent studies have shown that more than 20 percent of...
Are you tired, run-down, listless? The answer to your problem is probably not in a little brown bottle. It could be as simple as a good night’s sleep. But for 45 million Americans, that’s an elusive dream. Even worse, sleep deprivation,...
Beginning in 1995, 46-year-old Anita Sills of Laurel developed sleeping problems that worsened to the point that she would wake up in the middle of the night every two or three hours. "I thought I was having nightmares because my heart would be beating...
In up-all-night, work-work-work America, a prescription medication like modafinil was sure to make major inroads from the get-go. And, whether you call this novel stay-awake drug by its commercial names -- Provigil and Nuvigil -- or by its plain-Jane...
China Daily, Beijing / Asia News NetworkBEIJING (China Daily/ANN) -- The report investigated thousands of residents in 20 cities, 20 counties and 20 villages from November to December in 2012 and found that the overall sleep quality among Chinese people is not high. One important cause is...
New BritainThe Hospital of Central Connecticut's Sleep Disorders Center CPAP Support Group will host a free talk, "To Sleep Perchance to Dream," 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, lecture room 1, New Britain General campus, 100 Grand St. Whether you are a gold medal...
Premium Health News ServiceDEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 12-year-old daughter goes to bed each night around 10 p.m., but usually can't fall asleep until 1 or 2 in the morning. Is this normal for a "tween," or should I talk to her doctor? What are some things that could cause insomnia in...
Premium Health News ServiceWorried that you're getting more forgetful as you age? Ironically, worry itself can trigger memory slips. It might take a conversation with your doctor to pinpoint the cause of your memory lapses--especially if the change is sudden or uncharacteristic....
Most of us wish we had more hours in a day. Then maybe there would be enough time to get the sleep too many of us are missing. We talked about sleep with Dr. Arnon Rubin, a sleep specialist and pulmonologist at Suburban Pulmonary and Sleep Associates....
Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Sleep study may help determine cause of child's unexplained fatigue, but should not be the first stepPremium Health News ServiceDEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 10-year-old daughter is tired most of the time, but her blood work is normal and she gets plenty of sleep at night. Her pediatrician recommended a sleep study. What is involved in a sleep study, and what types of issues would...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The number of Americans taking the narcolepsy and shift work sleep disorder drug modafinil has increased almost 10-fold over the past decade, according to a new study. What's more, the majority of those prescriptions were...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Nursing home residents taking sleep aids such as Ambien are more likely to fall and fracture a hip than residents not being treated for insomnia, new research suggests. According to the study's lead author, the known dangers...
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