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The Medical Minute: Flat Head Syndrome Usually Not Serious

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The good news about flat head syndrome is that it doesn’t have consequences beyond cosmetics, and it can often be improved – if it doesn’t resolve on its own.

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Study Links Sleep Patterns with Pain Persistence After Pediatric Surgery

About 20 percent of children develop persistent pain after surgery, and a new study published in The Journal of Pain showed that poorer night-time sleep quality was significantly associated with greater next-day pain intensity over four months after surgery.

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Eating Your Feelings? The Link Between Job Stress, Junk Food and Sleep

Stress during the workday can lead to overeating and unhealthy food choices at dinnertime, but there could be a buffer to this harmful pattern.

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People Who Go to Bed Late Have Less Control Over OCD Symptoms

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A late bedtime is associated with lower perceived control of obsessive thoughts, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York.

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DNA-Cutting Enzyme, Drug for High-Risk Leukemias, Infant Sun Protection, and More in the Children's Health News Source

Click here for the latest research and features on Children's Health.

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Insomnia Associated with Increased Risk of Suicidality

People who suffer from insomnia are three times more likely to report thoughts of suicide and death during the past 30 days than those without the condition, reports a new meta-analysis from researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. The study is the first to control for depression and anxiety and evaluate in-depth the relationship between the broadly defined terms of insomnia and suicidality to reveal trends that may inform future targeted treatment for some of the 32 million individuals struggling with insomnia.

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Anti-Nausea Drug Could Help Treat Sleep Apnea

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An old pharmaceutical product may be a new treatment for obstructive sleep apnea, according to new research presented today by University of Illinois at Chicago and Northwestern University scientists at the SLEEP 2017 annual meeting in Boston.

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Officers on Afternoon Shift Report Being More Fatigued

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Officers who work afternoons are twice as likely to be fatigued, which puts them at greater risk for accidents, errors and stress, according to results of UB-led study that won first place in national conference poster competition.

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Penn’s Ilene Rosen Elected President of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine

Ilene Rosen, MD, MSCE, an associate professor of Clinical Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and program director of the Penn Sleep Fellowship, has been elected the 32nd president of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) board of directors. Rosen will serve a one-year term as the Academy’s 2017-2018 president, beginning the role on June 5 during SLEEP 2017, the 31st annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies LLC (APSS) in Boston.

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Mom and Baby Sleeping in Same Room Associated with Less Sleep, Unsafe Sleep Habits

Room sharing between babies and mothers beyond the first four months is associated with less sleep for babies and unsafe sleeping practices, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.







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