• circadian
  • As chief of the division of sleep and chronobiology in the department of psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, David F. Dinges, Ph.D., focuses on ways sleep and the endogenous circadian pacemaker interact to control wakefulness and waking neurobehavioral functions such as physiological alertness, attention, cognitive performance, fatigue, mood, neuroendocrine profiles, immune responses and health. (psychiatrictimes.com)
  • In reality, the circadian pacemaker and sleep homeostat interact dynamically, tipping the balance toward sleep at night and waking during the day. (psychiatrictimes.com)
  • Even though your circadian system may be promoting wakefulness at the right time of day, if you have too great a sleep debt, your ability to function will be compromised. (psychiatrictimes.com)
  • surgical
  • That's why Dr. Stephen D. Ochs, Chief Medical Director, at the Sleep Apnea Surgicure Center in Denver wants to set the record straight about both CPAP and its surgical alternative. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Otorhinolaryngology /oʊtoʊˌraɪnoʊˌlærənˈɡɒlədʒi/ (also called otolaryngology-head and neck surgery) is a surgical subspecialty within medicine that deals with conditions of the ear, nose, and throat (ENT) and related structures of the head and neck. (wikipedia.org)
  • sleepiness
  • In an interview with Psychiatric Times, Dinges discussed neurobehavioral consequences of sleep loss, factors that impair sleeping, the pervasiveness of sleepiness and new ways to manage sleepiness. (psychiatrictimes.com)
  • It is not uncommon to hear people attribute their sleepiness and even uncontrolled sleep attacks to a boring or sedentary activity-not appreciating that their own inherent biological drive for sleep overwhelms wakefulness when stimulation or compensatory effort are no longer enough. (psychiatrictimes.com)
  • pulmonary
  • As a result, many pulmonologists are certified to practice critical care medicine in addition to pulmonary medicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are fellowship programs that allow physicians to become board certified in pulmonary and critical care medicine simultaneously. (wikipedia.org)
  • Interventional pulmonology is a relatively new field within pulmonary medicine that deals with the use of procedures such as bronchoscopy and pleuroscopy to treat several pulmonary diseases. (wikipedia.org)
  • The pulmonologist begins the diagnostic process with a general review focusing on: hereditary diseases affecting the lungs (cystic fibrosis, alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency) exposure to toxins (tobacco smoke, asbestos, exhaust fumes, coal mining fumes) exposure to infectious agents (certain types of birds, malt processing) an autoimmune diathesis that might predispose to certain conditions (pulmonary fibrosis, pulmonary hypertension) Physical diagnostics are as important as in the other fields of medicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • A respiratory therapist is a specialized healthcare practitioner trained in pulmonary medicine in order to work therapeutically with people suffering from pulmonary disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatments
  • Logo: a href http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120712/LA37941LOGO...There is growing demand for clinically proven sleep apnea treatments a. (bio-medicine.org)
  • There is growing demand for clinically proven sleep apnea treatments and the introduction of Provent represents a scientifically validated, innovative and user-friendly approach. (bio-medicine.org)
  • In the UK and US this manifests itself in research centres which often have sleep laboratories where the sleep patterns and conditions of individuals can be observed, as well as the effect of various treatments. (wikipedia.org)
  • Physician
  • In 2001 I moved to Royal Brompton and Harefield Foundation NHS Trust/West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust to commence my current post (consultant physician/honorary senior lecturer respiratory medicine) in 2001. (spirehealthcare.com)
  • Dr Andrew Chan is a Consultant Respiratory and Sleep Medicine Physician. (edu.au)
  • With 148,000 members, ACP is the largest medical-specialty organization and second-largest physician group in the United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • ACP's Center for Ethics & Professionalism seeks to advance physician and public understanding of ethics and professionalism issues in the practice of medicine in order to enhance patient care by promoting the highest ethical standards. (wikipedia.org)
  • surgery
  • Otolaryngology differs from other specialties because doctors receive training in both medicine and surgery-so you won't need a referral to a separate surgeon. (sutterhealth.org)
  • If CPAP isn't working for you, speak with your sleep doctor about the possibility of a Maxillomandibular Advancement Surgery or contact us directly. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma) American Board of Otolaryngology American Osteopathic Board of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology Head and neck anatomy Head and neck cancer Head mirror Surgeon Audiology Oral and maxillofacial surgery Speech-language pathology "otolaryngologist" entry in: Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis, Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition, Elsevier Health Sciences, 2009. (wikipedia.org)
  • cardiovascular
  • Sleep epidemiology has provided evidence for the association between sleep and various diseases, particularly metabolic and cardiovascular diseases, such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • Epidemiology of Sleep Disturbances and Cardiovascular Consequences. (wikipedia.org)
  • lungs
  • When air is blocked from entering into the lungs, the individual unconsciously gasps for air and sleep is disturbed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Respiratory arrest is caused by apnea (cessation of breathing) due to failure of the lungs to function effectively. (wikipedia.org)
  • Consequences
  • This then allows the collection of evidence for the causes and consequences of the quantity and quality of sleep in the population. (wikipedia.org)
  • Following the article published by Science Daily detailing how obstructive sleep apnea can indicate cardiac dysfunction, mattress sale company Online Bed Quilt confirms the negative health consequences of sleep apnea and advises those affected to update bed products to minimize suffering. (prweb.com)
  • CPAP
  • The CPAP is a special mask your child wears while sleeping to keep his or her airway open. (chw.org)
  • Sleep apnea is a condition that cuts across all demographics and cultures," said Dr. Ochs, "but CPAP is not. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Because truckers may sleep in their own bed one night, a motel room the next, and their own cabin after that, the annoyance of lugging around CPAP equipment and setting it up properly renders CPAP ineffective for many people. (bio-medicine.org)
  • medical
  • In order to provide evidence for this medical specialty, sleep epidemiology provides data on the incidence and prevalence of good and poor sleep. (wikipedia.org)
  • I did a couple of rotations in medical toxicology, and that's when I decided to make that my specialty. (5280.com)
  • All children, even those with complex medical needs, can be monitored and safely cared for in our sleep labs. (chw.org)
  • 2009-2010 Sleep Medicine Fellowship, JFK Medical Center, Edison NJ. (jfkmc.org)
  • You would not believe all the things that I have been told by the medical profession that will help me sleep none of which do. (sleepassociation.org)
  • Linköping University, Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Social Medicine and Public Health Science. (diva-portal.org)
  • ACP is represented in the American Medical Association, the Council of Medical Specialty Societies, and other organizations. (wikipedia.org)
  • They include: Annals of Internal Medicine, the weekly peer-reviewed medical journal, in print twice per month and alternately online ACP Internist, an award-winning monthly newspaper for internists ACP Hospitalist, monthly publication written for those in hospital practice. (wikipedia.org)
  • ACP supports the optimal practice of medicine by providing opportunities for continuing medical education. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the United States and Canada, otorhinolaryngology is one of the most competitive specialties in medicine in which to obtain a residency position following medical school. (wikipedia.org)
  • cardiac
  • On February 12, Online Bed Quilt, a leading mattress sale company, responds to an article published by Science Daily with regard to a new study finding that obstructive sleep apnea is an indication of cardiac dysfunction. (prweb.com)
  • clinic
  • Dr. Gozal and researchers from University of Chicago and the University of Louisville studied 90 children who were referred to the sleep clinic to be evaluated for suspected sleep disordered breathing. (bio-medicine.org)
  • The first step is for you and your child to come to our sleep clinic and have an evaluation with one of our providers. (chw.org)
  • Fellowship
  • Fellowship and Mastership in ACP are the organization's way of noting outstanding achievement in internal medicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • Following residency training, some otolaryngologist-head & neck surgeons complete an advanced sub-specialty fellowship, where training can be one to two years in duration. (wikipedia.org)
  • neurology
  • I walked in on day one and the neurology professor who ran the sleep lab said to me, 'What are your goals? (5280.com)
  • adults
  • In the new study, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention researchers surveyed about 9,700 American adults and found that 6 percent of the men and 3 percent of the women said they had been diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea. (bio-medicine.org)
  • include
  • The reasons include sleep loss from occupational demands such as shift work or jet lag, sleep loss associated with aging and other developmental issues and, most pervasively, sleep loss associated with lifestyles that put a premium on waking activities. (psychiatrictimes.com)
  • Breathing
  • The children all underwent standard overnight polysomnography and were categorized either as having OSA, habitual snoring or no sleep disordered breathing. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Pregnant women with sleep apnea could actually harm their unborn children because of the severe pauses in breathing during the night. (prweb.com)
  • Sleep and Breathing , 20(3), 903-910. (edu.au)
  • Sleep and Breathing , 19(3), 857-863. (edu.au)
  • Sleep and Breathing , Online, 1-6. (edu.au)
  • Sleep and Breathing , 18(1), 39-52. (edu.au)
  • Stops of breathing of at least ten seconds, 30 times within seven hours of sleep, classifies as apnea. (wikipedia.org)
  • Prolonged apnea refers to a patient who has stopped breathing for a long period of time. (wikipedia.org)
  • study
  • Although the study uncovered an association between obstructive sleep apnea and depression, it did not prove a cause-and-effect relationship. (bio-medicine.org)
  • The study results are published in the December 15 issue of the American Thoracic Society's American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine . (bio-medicine.org)
  • The children's first sample of urine was collected the morning after the sleep study. (bio-medicine.org)
  • In some cases, Children's sleep professionals will recommend your child participate in an overnight sleep study in one of our two sleep laboratories. (chw.org)
  • To help families and children feel more comfortable, we offer space for one parent/guardian to stay overnight with the child during the sleep study. (chw.org)
  • In 1998, ACP merged with the American Society of Internal Medicine (ASIM), which was established in 1956 to study economic aspects of medicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • care
  • Using state-of-the-art technology and research, more than 140 otolaryngologists in the Sutter Health network care for a wide range of conditions, from sinusitis and hearing loss to obstructive sleep apnea and head and neck cancer . (sutterhealth.org)
  • I am currently respiratory medicine in Hertfordshire is provided by West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust and Central London Health Care NHS Trust. (spirehealthcare.com)
  • ACP's mission is to enhance the quality and effectiveness of health care by fostering excellence and professionalism in the practice of medicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tracheal tubes are commonly used for airway management in the settings of general anesthesia, critical care, mechanical ventilation, and emergency medicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • Journal
  • There was no link noted between regular snoring and depression, however, the researchers pointed out in the report, published in the April issue of the journal Sleep . (bio-medicine.org)
  • Journal of Sleep Research , 24(1), 82-91. (edu.au)
  • pregnancy
  • Congratulations to JFK Family Medicine Center: Center for Pregnancy for being selected as a 2015 Community Leader of Distinction! (jfkmc.org)
  • biology
  • OMICS International is a scientific event organizer, which has a portfolio of 1000+ international conferences in areas such as Medicine, Engineering & Technology, Life sciences and Applied Biology. (omicsonline.org)
  • health
  • There is growing recognition of the importance of sleep on our health and wellbeing. (wikipedia.org)
  • Studies provide the direction for research into interventions on sleep to improve health and well being. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sleep tests give your sleep specialist important information about your child's health. (chw.org)
  • Linköping University, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. (diva-portal.org)
  • ACP's Washington, D.C., office monitors and responds to public policy issues that affect public health and the practice of medicine. (wikipedia.org)