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Fact Check: Is There a Link Between Gout and Obstructive Sleep Apnea?

2 hours ago   |   MedPageToday

Study Authors: Caroline van Durme, Bart Spaetgens, et al. Target Audience and Goal Statement: Rheumatologists, pulmonologists, primary care physicians The goal of this study...
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Chances Are High Your Butt Is Asleep, and Here's How to Wake It Up

Chances Are High Your Butt Is Asleep, and Here's How to Wake It Up

3 hours ago   |   PopSugar

You sit on it every day and might even take the padding on your backside for granted, but chances are high your butt is sleeping on the job. Lazy glutes have become so...
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Associations between objective measures of physical activity, sleep and stress levels among preschool children

4 hours ago   |   BMC

Cortisol is often used as a biological marker for stress. When measured in urine or serum, representing a short-term measurement of the hormone, it has been associated with...
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Studies advance the understanding of sensory disconnection during sleep and anesthesia

6 hours ago   |   News Medical

During sleep and under anesthesia, we rarely respond to such external stimuli as sounds even though our brains remain highly active.
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How do we disconnect from the environment during sleep and under anesthesia?

18 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

A series of new studies finds, among other important discoveries, that noradrenaline, a neurotransmitter secreted in response to stress, lies at the heart of our ability to...
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Telehealth provides window for contact lens support during COVID-19

1 day ago   |   Healio   |   3 articles

While recent data have shown no increased risk for COVID-19 through contact lens wear and indicates that the use of contact lenses remains ultimately safe, researchers...
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Coffee versus matcha: Which gives you better sleep?

Coffee versus matcha: Which gives you better sleep?

1 day ago   |   Natural News

Coffee and green tea are popular beverages, especially among those who need a pick-me-up to start their day. However, according to an expert, drinking green tea is ideal if you...
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I Was Headed For A Divorce Before Quarantine

1 day ago   |   Scary Mommy

My marriage had been sick and dying long before a pandemic arrived. On Valentine's Day 2020, my husband and I called it quits. He packed his bags and left. I'd poured myself a...
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I Used a Yoga and Meditation App as My Alarm For 2 Weeks, and It Changed Everything

I Used a Yoga and Meditation App as My Alarm For 2 Weeks, and It Changed Everything

1 day ago   |   PopSugar

Like many people these days, I'm feeling pretty anxious. It's currently from a mix of stress from multiple jobs, having to move three times this summer, starting grad school in...
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Sleep Burden Index Predicts Recurrent Stroke

1 day ago   |   Medscape

The index, which considers several sleep disturbances, is superior to looking at isolated sleep issues in predicting subsequent cardio- and cerebrovascular events. Medscape...
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Coronavirus UK: Government's contact tracing site crashes

Coronavirus UK: Government's contact tracing site crashes

Doctors and other staff reported major teething troubles as the much-trumpeted scheme finally got up and running, with some saying they had not even received passwords to start... Read more ...

Opening schools next week is 'NOT safe': 'Independent SAGE' warns

Opening schools next week is 'NOT safe': 'Independent SAGE' warns

Independent Sage, set up to challenge decisions made by ministers, said the proposal to reopen schools in England on June 1 goes against scientific advice and 'jumps the gun'. Read more ...

Twitter fact checks President Trump - but not Communist China

Twitter fact checks President Trump - but not Communist China

Recently Twitter added a “fact check” label to President Donald Trump's tweets about the concerns surrounding mail-in voting fraud, but the social media site has failed to... Read more ...

Fourteen more people have died after contracting coronavirus in Wales

Fourteen more people have died after contracting coronavirus in Wales

The number of fatalities with lab-confirmed Covid-19 has now reached 1,307 since the outbreak began in Wales Read more ...

Even mild coronavirus illness leads to antibodies: French study raises hope...

Even mild coronavirus illness leads to antibodies: French study raises hope of immunity

Researchers in Paris screened the blood of 160 medics who had confirmed Covid-19. They found that 99.4 per cent of the group had antibodies to the virus 13 days after their... Read more ...

American Indians, Alaska Natives Have Higher Rates of CVD

American Indians, Alaska Natives Have Higher Rates of CVD

Type 2 diabetes affects American Indians and Alaska Natives at around three times the rate of white Americans and is closely linked to the disproportionately high rates of... Read more ...

The Trailer For Netflix's Lenox Hill Is a Reminder That Healthcare Workers...

The Trailer For Netflix's Lenox Hill Is a Reminder That Healthcare Workers Were Always Heroes

The Netflix documentary Lenox Hill may have been filmed prior to the COVID-19 pandemic , but if the trailer is any indication, the series will serve as a poignant reminder that... Read more ...

Coronavirus UK: Contact tracing scheme launches TODAY

Coronavirus UK: Contact tracing scheme launches TODAY

The UK's coronavirus contact tracing programme will finally launch at 9am, but Health Secretary Matt Hancock admitted it will rely on people doing their 'civic duty', and... Read more ...

Two Anti-inflammatory Drugs Inhibit the Replication of Coronavirus

Two Anti-inflammatory Drugs Inhibit the Replication of Coronavirus

An anti-inflammatory drug for humans and another for animals inhibit a key enzyme in the replication and transcription of the COVID-19 virus The results of the work have been... Read more ...

Coronavirus antibody tests are wrong up to half of the time, the CDC warns

Coronavirus antibody tests are wrong up to half of the time, the CDC warns

The Centers for Disease Control has updated its guidance on its website, warning that antibody tests for COVID-19 may be wrong up to half of the time in delivering a false... Read more ...