Published on October 13, 2013.
Adequate sleep is an important part of a weight loss plan and should be added to the recommended mix of diet and exercise, states a commentary in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). Although calorie restriction and increased physical activity are recommended for weight loss, there is significant evidence that inadequateContinue Reading »
Published on May 21, 2013.
What role does sleep apnea play in Alzheimer’s disease? According to some research it could be significant. Severe sleep apnea is associated with measures of delayed recall and executive function in cognitively healthy older adults. Although further study is needed, this evidence may provide further rationale for the treatment ofContinue Reading »
Published on March 27, 2013.
Vitamin D helps control pain, improve sleep and improve quality of life. Researchers writing in the Clinical Journal of Pain sought to evaluate the effects of vitamin D supplementation in outpatient veterans with multiple areas of chronic pain. Here is what they did: A total of 28 US veterans with multipleContinue Reading »