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Early Dental Exams For Children Can Avert Problems Posed By Bottled Water And "Bottle Caries"
... of thefront teeth and the tongue, particularly in sleeping
children. "The high sugar content of these liquids attacks the teeth, though parentstypically don't see the damage because it's behind the teeth," said Dr.Weintraub. "I have people coming to my office thinking their child must havebitten on something...
New Book Says Cross-Train Your Brain To Increase Mental Function
...urope, don't spend your timesitting on a tour bus, sleeping
in an American-style hotel and eating atMcDonald's. Instead, rent a car, figure out the roads and drive to a small townwhere you don't speak the language, and stay in a local bed-and-breakfast andtry weird foods." "That is brain exercise," Ka...
American Home Products announces FDA approval for Sonata (Zaleplon): A breakthrough approach to treat insomnia
...aused by a number of factors,including a change in sleeping
or daily environments, such as a new home or job;j...ient has gone to bed and hasexperienced difficulty sleeping
-- provided patients have four or more hours inbed before becoming active again. According to clini...
Parents serve as models for adolescents' health behavior
...out their eating, exercise, smoking, drinking, and sleeping
habits. The researchers found that individuals tend to pattern an overall health-risklifestyle. They found that people who practiced one bad habit tended topractice several others, while those who avoided one health risk tended to avoidother health ...
New nasal obstruction procedure offers cheaper, pain-free alternative to surgery
...ea (OSA) - a sleep disorder inwhich the muscles of sleeping
patients relax and occlude their airways, makingit difficult to breathe. The needle in the tongue can cause tissue reduction,prevent swelling of the tongue and help keep airways clear; preliminary studiesindicate seven to eight treatments are needed....
Mayo Clinic study is first to scientifically document that bed partners lose an hour of sleep per night due to snoring spouse
...t many have claimed foryears: they're losing ZZZ's sleeping
with a partner who snores loudly. "Our study foun..."The average percentage of time that spouses spent sleeping
increased from 74percent to 87 percent, which adds more than an extra hour of sleep per night." Res...
Memorizing in your sleep
...s discovery offers anintriguing glimpse of how the sleeping
brain could consolidate recently formedmemories. I...reactivate during sleep. Scientists speculate the sleeping
brain reenactswaking activity in order to lay down lasting memories, but the way it might dothis is ...
Study casts doubt that melatonin goes down as age goes up: Older buyers take note
...s produced at high levels during a person's normal sleeping
hours and is low during the day. A number of factors, including light and many common medications, can affect melatonin secretion. "The idea that a pineal aging clock winds down as you get older is simply not true," says Jamie M. Zeitzer, Ph.D., a...
Ritalin and Prozac: Study finds more kids using both drug types together
...t in previously enjoyed activities, and difficulty sleeping
or oversleeping, are often mistaken as part of the normal course of growing up. But if the disorder is spotted early, treatments like psychotherapy, medications and changes in the home or school environment are believed to help a large percentage of ...
Using PET scan technology to study alcohol's effects on the brain
...zepines, which have a sedative effect, are used as sleeping
pills. Alcohol and benzodiazepines both facilitat...has addictive qualities. Benzodiazepines (used as sleeping
pills) -- which primarily facilitate GABAergic activity in the brain -- have mainly sedative effects...
Survey finds chronic pain sufferers unsatisfied with pain treatments
...ily living are affected by pain, interference with sleeping
ranked first with a majority of surveyed patients (56 percent). They also report that pain affects their overall mood, (51 percent), ability to drive (30 percent), ability to have sexual relations (28 percent) and ability to feed themselves (7 perce...
Post-traumatic stress disorder found in mothers whose children receive a bone marrow transplant
...emotional numbness, and have persistent difficulty sleeping
or trouble concentrating may be suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder." The study assesses mothers at five key points: before the transplant and at three, six, 12 and 18 months after the transplant. At the time the preliminary data was ...
Sleepyheads, snorers face risk of stroke
... was 14 percent among those who reported routinely sleeping
eight hours or more a night, while the frequency w...e found that certain sleep characteristics such as sleeping
for more than eight hours, the tendency to fall asleep during the day and the tendency to snore infl...
UCSF researchers move in on role of brain's naturally occurring marijuana
...her directing the body to a desired destination or sleeping
- it has different patterns of synchronous rhythms. Cannabinoid might enable neurons to shift from one behavioral state to another," she says. In either case, she says, the cannabinoid system would be supporting cognitive processes. While merely sp...
This summer, Camp Calcium is where the boys are
... the summer. "It's better than staying at home and sleeping
all day. That's what I usually do." Loehr has learned more from the camp than the benefits of early rising, however. "I've learned that you should eat a lot better and get more calcium," he says. Information from a previous Purdue Camp Calcium was u...
The impact of terrorist attacks on women: A report of findings from a national survey of American women
...ted mental health consequences, such as difficulty sleeping
(28 percent), anxiety (25 percent), lack of energy (24 percent) and inability to concentrate (23 percent). Women are increasingly anxious about their ability to afford health care and about local and governmental agency preparedness for bio-terrorist...
Dog tired? It could be your pooch
...22 percent of our patients are likely to have pets sleeping
on the bed with them," Dr. Shepard says. "That's a...many common things in daily life affect sleep. The sleeping
environment -- especially sound, movement, light, temperature and humidity in the bedroom -- plays a...
Sleep less, live longer? Increased death rate associated with sleeping 8 hours or more
...sed mortality rate, but those individuals who took sleeping
pills were more likely to die sooner. Insomnia... 7 hours per night. The study showed that a group sleeping
8 hours were 12 percent more likely to die within the six-year period than those sleeping
7 hours, o...
Study shows synthetic pheromone in womens perfume increases intimate contact with men
..., heavy petting and affection, sexual intercourse, sleeping
next to their partner, and formal dates with men. ... sociosexual behaviors: petting/affection/kissing; sleeping
next to a romantic partner; sexual intercourse; formal dates; informal dates; the number of times a ...
Behavior management programs help seniors with chronic illnesses sleep better
Seniors with chronic illnesses who have trouble sleeping
can benefit from a behavior modification program, according to a study conducted by sleep researchers at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center in Chicago. The findings will be published in an upcoming issue of the journal Psychology and Aging....
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