2.28). Regression models that included either sleep disturbance or sleep quality predicted up to 20.3% and 20.4% of the variability of liver stiffness, respectively, and after adjusting for potential confounders. Current findings suggest that sleep disruption may be contributing to the pathogenesis of NAFLD as well as the alteration of the liver ma...
Sleep and Breathing
PurposeThe aim of this study was to explore associations between objectively assessed physical fitness levels and sleep quality in community-dwelling elderly people in South China.MethodsOne thousand one hundred thirty-six (504 males and 632 females) community-dwelling adults aged ≥ 50 years old in Dongguan City, South China, were included in the c...
153 mg/dL glucose). These same pregnant women exhibited poor sleep quality. These results support the suggestion that poor sleep quality is an important risk factor that is associated with glucose intolerance and attendant health complications in pregnancy.
International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health
Background The Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS) is an 8-item scale to detect excessive daytime sleepiness. Although its psychometric properties are well established on a number of populations the same has not been done for an Indian population, hence this study was designed to cover this knowledge gap. Aims The purpose of this study was to establish ...
Sleep & breathing = Schlaf & Atmung
Sleep correlates of substance use were found in community-dwelling Ethiopians. These findings may aid in the development of targeted strategies to manage substance use-related sleep disturbances.
Supportive Care in Cancer
Sleep disturbance is identified as a prominent concern in cancer patients with detrimental effect on health outcome, which accompanies a decline in functional status, reduces quality of life, and even accelerates deterioration of disease. Therefore, in order to design safe and effective therapy, and improve the quality of life in cancer patients, i...
Brain and behavior
Taiwanese patients with PD had a lower prevalence of EDS compared with the literatures reported in Caucasian patients. We identify and suggest that PDSS total score, rather than subcategory items, should be used to predict poor sleep among patients with PD.
Translational behavioral medicine
BackgroundIt is unknown whether sedative per se contributes to the postoperative sleep disturbance. Diagnostic upper gastrointestinal endoscopy (UGE) is a minimally invasive procedure which is not likely to cause tissue trauma and pain. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the sleep quality of patients undergoing routine (without sedative) dia...
Background/Aims: To determine the effect of sleep disturbances on predisposing multiple sclerosis (MS) patients for acute relapse. Methods: This case-control study was conducted on 80 MS patients including 40 patients in the remission phase and 40 in the relapse phase. Patients were asked to fill in the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index to determine t...