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Evaluation of Sedative Effects of an Intranasal Dosage Form Containing Saffron, Lettuce Seeds and Sweet Violet in Primary Chronic Insomnia: A Randomized Double-Dummy, Double-Blind Placebo Controlled Clinical Trial
November 7, 2021
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Main idea: It seems that intranasal use of the multi-herbal preparation can be used to improve chronic insomnia and to reduce the dose of conventional hypnotic medications in insomniac patients. Abstract Traditional Persian Medicine (TPM) has been established as a valuable source of medicinal plants for the treatment of insomnia for thousands of years. Oil […]
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The Association Between Sleep Duration and Prostate Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
November 7, 2021
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Abstract The association between sleep duration and prostate cancer (PCa) risk is still unclear. We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to explore if sleep duration is associated with PCa in men. A comprehensive literature research was conducted in November 2019 based on the Pubmed, Embase, and Cochrane databases. After extracting the data, the random […]
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Restarting CPAP Therapy for Sleep Apnea After a Previous Failure
November 7, 2021
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Main idea: The percentage of subjects who stayed on CPAP therapy after 1 year was significantly reduced when CPAP was re-initiated compared to the control group. CPAP acceptance after re-initiation was higher among men than women. Further studies are necessary to explain this gender difference. Abstract About one third of patients fail their first CPAP […]
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Effect of Acupuncture and Estazolam on Episodic Memory and Sleep Structure in Patients With Chronic Insomnia Disorder: A Randomized Controlled Trial
November 7, 2021
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Main idea: Compared with estazolam, acupuncture improves sleep quality and episodic memory in patients with chronic insomnia disorder much better, which is possibly related to the regulation of sleep structure of patients in treatment with acupuncture. Abstract Objective: To compare the effects on chronic insomnia disorder (CID) and influences on episodic memory and sleep structure […]
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The Effect of Tai Chi for Improving Sleep Quality: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
November 7, 2021
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Main idea: Compared with non-therapeutic and other active treatments, Tai Chi has a positive effect on improving sleep quality. In-depth analysis showed that 24-form and 8-form Yang style Tai Chi have significant positive effects on sleep quality, as assessed by PSQI. Abstract Sleep quality is a major concern around the world, yet currently there are […]
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Association Between the Neutrophil-to-Lymphocyte Ratio and Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Meta-Analysis
November 7, 2021
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Main idea: These results indicate that the NLR may be a reliable marker for detecting systemic inflammation and predicting disease severity in patients with OSA. Abstract This meta-analysis is aimed to investigate the association between the neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). The PubMed, Web of Science, Google Scholar, and Cochrane Library databases […]
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Effects of a 20-min Nap after Sleep Deprivation on Brain Activity and Soccer Performance
November 7, 2021
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Main idea: A 20-min nap after sleep deprivation did not completely return brain activity back to active state and did not entirely reverse the negative impact of sleep deprivation on soccer performance in soccer players. Abstract The aim of the study was to examine effects of a 20-min nap following 3 h of sleep deprivation […]
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Effects of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction on Sleep Quality and Mental Health for Insomnia Patients: A Meta-Analysis
November 7, 2021
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Main idea: Mindfulness-based stress reduction significantly improved sleep quality and mental health. Future research is needed using standardized methods examining the long-term effects of mindfulness-based stress reduction on the mental health of individuals with insomnia. Abstract Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) is a potentially effective treatment of insomnia; however, there is no comprehensive review of its […]
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Brief Behavioral Treatment for Insomnia vs. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia: Results of a Randomized Noninferiority Clinical Trial Among Veterans
November 7, 2021
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Main idea: Still, evidence-based brief and flexible treatment options will help to further enhance access to care for veterans with chronic insomnia, especially in non-mental-health settings like primary care. Abstract The goal of this study was to compare a brief behavioral treatment for insomnia (BBTI), which has fewer sessions (4), shorter duration (<30-45 minutes), and […]
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Footbath as a Safe, Simple, and Non-Pharmacological Method to Improve Sleep Quality of Menopausal Women
November 7, 2021
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Main idea: The present study findings showed that footbath intervention enhanced sleep quality in menopausal women. Thus, footbath as a safe, simple, and non-pharmacological application can improve quality of life in postmenopausal women and inhibit problems due to inadequate sleep quality. Abstract Due to the adverse effects of medication we decided to provide a safe, […]
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