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Innovator addresses sleep-disordered breathing at Stanford Biodesign event

...brings health technology innovators to campus. The conversation focused on sleep-disordered breathing (SDB), a chronic disorder that includes obstructive sleep apnea, upper airway resistance syndrome and snoring. SDB is caused...

...brings health technology innovators to campus. The conversation focused on sleep-disordered breathing (SDB), a chronic disorder that includes obstructive sleep apnea, upper airway resistance syndrome and snoring. SDB is caused...

Bill for later school start times is defeated, but Stanford sleep specialist isn’t

...doctor began through my knowledge of adolescent sleep. During medical school, my research found a link between suicidal thinking and sleep problems in teenagers. I’ve been learning about poor sleep...

...doctor began through my knowledge of adolescent sleep. During medical school, my research found a link between suicidal thinking and sleep problems in teenagers. I’ve been learning about poor sleep...

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Stanford’s William Dement weighs in on dreams, naps and bedtime routines

...informative. For instance, how do you know if you don't have a sleep problem? "Even if you think you have disturbed sleep or aren't falling asleep quick enough... if you...

...informative. For instance, how do you know if you don't have a sleep problem? "Even if you think you have disturbed sleep or aren't falling asleep quick enough... if you...

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The National Sleep Foundation released its annual "Sleep in America Poll" this morning and, this year, the report explored the sleep habits of various ethnic groups. In general, the poll...

The National Sleep Foundation released its annual "Sleep in America Poll" this morning and, this year, the report explored the sleep habits of various ethnic groups. In general, the poll...

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...control of an aircraft. Among those who are most prone to the condition are those with sleep disorders, such as sleep apnea or those who sleep less than 6 hours...

...control of an aircraft. Among those who are most prone to the condition are those with sleep disorders, such as sleep apnea or those who sleep less than 6 hours...

...suggest that memory problems experienced by patients with certain disorders - like alcoholism and sleep apnea - may be connected with the fragmented sleep connected with those conditions. And because...

...suggest that memory problems experienced by patients with certain disorders - like alcoholism and sleep apnea - may be connected with the fragmented sleep connected with those conditions. And because...

...PhD, co-author of the study, and Edward Grandi of the American Sleep Apnea Association. Previously: In mice, at least, uninterrupted sleep is critical for memory and Sleep apnea linked to...

...PhD, co-author of the study, and Edward Grandi of the American Sleep Apnea Association. Previously: In mice, at least, uninterrupted sleep is critical for memory and Sleep apnea linked to...

...decrease during sleep, maintaining the brain's sleep/wake homeostasis. Alcohol-induced adenosine wears off too quickly, which makes for less restful sleep in the short term, and can compromise the brain's ability...

...decrease during sleep, maintaining the brain's sleep/wake homeostasis. Alcohol-induced adenosine wears off too quickly, which makes for less restful sleep in the short term, and can compromise the brain's ability...

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...snoring, sleepwalking, sleep apnea, and the effectiveness of sleeping aids, including various medications. And for those of you wondering if eight hours is really the magic number, Pelayo had this...

...snoring, sleepwalking, sleep apnea, and the effectiveness of sleeping aids, including various medications. And for those of you wondering if eight hours is really the magic number, Pelayo had this...

...that sleep apnea can cause difficulty in sufferers remembering where they left their keys and other daily events. Cheating jet lag: Stanford researchers develop method to treat sleep disturbances: A...

...that sleep apnea can cause difficulty in sufferers remembering where they left their keys and other daily events. Cheating jet lag: Stanford researchers develop method to treat sleep disturbances: A...

...need at least 7 hours of sleep each night, Why untreated sleep apnea may cause more harm to your health than feeling fatigued and How insufficient sleep can lead to...

...need at least 7 hours of sleep each night, Why untreated sleep apnea may cause more harm to your health than feeling fatigued and How insufficient sleep can lead to...

Good medical technology starts with patients’ needs

...disease. The two had also observed that many people who are overweight have sleep apnea, or short pauses in breathing during sleep, which can contribute to heart disease risk. The...

...disease. The two had also observed that many people who are overweight have sleep apnea, or short pauses in breathing during sleep, which can contribute to heart disease risk. The...

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Is your brain healthy? A Stanford neurologist offers tips

...sleep apnea), your brain function can be adversely affected. Studies show that higher quantity and quality of sleep lead to less amyloid (groups of proteins involved in Alzheimer's disease) buildup...

...sleep apnea), your brain function can be adversely affected. Studies show that higher quantity and quality of sleep lead to less amyloid (groups of proteins involved in Alzheimer's disease) buildup...

...blog and National Geographic's adventure blog. Discover Magazine blog 80beats reports: ... the extreme altitude takes quite a toll on the body, causing hypoxia, muscle loss, sleep apnea, and other...

...blog and National Geographic's adventure blog. Discover Magazine blog 80beats reports: ... the extreme altitude takes quite a toll on the body, causing hypoxia, muscle loss, sleep apnea, and other...

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The epidemic of undersized jaws according to Paul Ehrlich

...undersized jaws. It further suggests that this problem has environmental origins within our control. “We know a smaller jaw makes you more susceptible to sleep apnea and so it relates...

...undersized jaws. It further suggests that this problem has environmental origins within our control. “We know a smaller jaw makes you more susceptible to sleep apnea and so it relates...

...and work performance among health-care professionals, Study: Staying up late tied to poor eating habits, weight gain and Sleep apnea linked to increased risk of stroke Photo by Samuele Ghilardi...

...and work performance among health-care professionals, Study: Staying up late tied to poor eating habits, weight gain and Sleep apnea linked to increased risk of stroke Photo by Samuele Ghilardi...

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