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Saúde Coletiva     Open Access  
Saúde e Meio Ambiente : Revista Interdisciplinar     Open Access  
Saúde em Redes     Open Access  
Saúde.com     Open Access  
Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health     Partially Free   (Followers: 13)
School Mental Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Scientia Medica     Open Access  
Scire Salutis     Open Access  
Serviço Social e Saúde     Open Access  
Sextant : Revue de recherche interdisciplinaire sur le genre et la sexualité     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Sexual Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Sexual Medicine Reviews     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Sierra Leone Journal of Biomedical Research     Open Access  
Sleep and Vigilance : An International Journal of Basic, Translational and Clinical Research     Hybrid Journal  
Sleep Health     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Sleep Science and Practice     Open Access  
SMAD, Revista Electronica en Salud Mental, Alcohol y Drogas     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Smart Health     Hybrid Journal  
Social Determinants of Health     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Social Theory & Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Social Work in Health Care     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24)
Social Work in Mental Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Social Work in Public Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Society, Health & Vulnerability     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Sosiaalilääketieteellinen Aikakauslehti     Open Access  
South African Family Practice     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
South African Journal of Bioethics and Law     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
South African Journal of Child Health     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
South African Journal of Communication Disorders     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
South East Asia Journal of Public Health     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
South Eastern European Journal of Public Health     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Southern African Journal of Critical Care     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Southern African Journal of Public Health     Open Access  
Southwest Respiratory and Critical Care Chronicles     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Space Safety Magazine     Free   (Followers: 50)
Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health     Open Access  
SSM - Population Health     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
SSM - Qualitative Research in Health     Open Access  
Stigma and Health     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Sundhedsprofessionelle studier     Open Access  
Sustainable Earth     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Sustinere : Revista de Saúde e Educação     Open Access  
System Safety : Human - Technical Facility - Environment     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Systematic Reviews     Open Access   (Followers: 11)
Tanzania Journal of Health Research     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Technology and Innovation     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Tempus Actas de Saúde Coletiva     Open Access  
Textos & Contextos (Porto Alegre)     Open Access  
The Journal of Aquatic Physical Therapy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
The Journal of Rural Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
The Lancet Global Health     Open Access   (Followers: 71)
The Lancet Planetary Health     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
The Lancet Regional Health : Americas     Open Access  
The Lancet Regional Health : Europe     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
The Lancet Regional Health : Western Pacific     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
The Meducator     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Therapeutic Communities : The International Journal of Therapeutic Communities     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23)
Tidsskrift for Forskning i Sygdom og Samfund     Open Access  
Tidsskrift for psykisk helsearbeid     Full-text available via subscription  
Tobacco Control     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Tobacco Control and Public Health in Eastern Europe     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Transgender Health     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Transportation Safety and Environment     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Tropical Journal of Health Sciences     Full-text available via subscription  
Tropical Medicine and Health     Open Access  
TÜBAV Bilim Dergisi     Open Access  
Universal Journal of Public Health     Open Access  
Universidad y Salud     Open Access  
Unnes Journal of Public Health     Open Access  
Value in Health Regional Issues     Hybrid Journal  
Vascular Health and Risk Management     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Vigilância Sanitária em Debate     Open Access  
Violence and Gender     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 21)
Water Quality, Exposure and Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Western Pacific Surveillance and Response     Open Access  
Women & Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
World Health & Population     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
World Medical & Health Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Zeitschrift für Arbeitswissenschaft     Hybrid Journal  
Електромагнітна сумісність та безпека на залізничному транспорті     Open Access  
مجله بهداشت و توسعه     Open Access  

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Sleep and Vigilance : An International Journal of Basic, Translational and Clinical Research
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  • Impact of Sleep Deprivation on Major Neuroinflammatory Signal Transduction
           Pathways

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      Abstract: Abstract Sleep deprivation (SD) is emulating an epidemic imparting detrimental effects ranging from immediate repercussions like vehicle accidents to very serious neurological disorders. All age groups are vulnerable to SD either because of lifestyle or illness. This imposes a significant burden on public health and safety. SD triggers an array of inflammatory responses, and neuroinflammation is one of the most common complications. Changes in circulation levels of pro- and anti-inflammatory cytokines caused by SD are associated with higher and lower levels of inflammation, respectively. SD-induced astrogliosis, microgliosis, impaired glymphatic clearance, BBB disruption, and release of inflammatory cytokines are the main sources of neuroinflammation. This review addresses the clinical and experimental SD and the associated activation of neuroinflammatory signaling via NF-κB, TNF-α, CREB, TLR, Nrf2, JAK-STAT, MAPK, and mTOR proteins. Major neurodegenerative disorders (e.g., Alzheimer's disease (AD), Parkinson's disease (PD), and Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) all have these signaling molecules as crucial participants in their etiology. Hence, SD has a strong association with the initiation and progression of neurodegenerative diseases. Further research in this area is warranted to understand the role of the activated neuroinflammatory pathways in the initiation, progression, and manifestations of neurological disorders.
      PubDate: 2022-05-20
       
  • Sleep Quality and Mental Health Status of Indian Male Kho Kho Players in a
           National Camp: A Cross-sectional Observational Study

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      Abstract: Objective The aim of the present study was to investigate the sleep quality and its association with mental toughness, stress, depression, anxiety, and sports anxiety of Indian male Kho Kho players. Methods Participants were 52 male Indian Kho Kho players (aged 23.1 ± 3.70 years) of the pre-competition phase. Self-reported sleep quality of participants was assessed using Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI) questionnaire. Depression, Anxiety and Stress Scale (DASS-21) and Physical Activity and Sport Anxiety Scale (PASAS) and Mental Toughness Questionnaire-Short Form (SMTQ) questionnaires were used as tools to assess the mental health status of the athletes. Descriptive statistics and one-way ANOVA were computed to test the study hypothesis. Results Sleep problems (PSQI Score > 5) were prevalent among 38.5% of athletes. Poor sleep quality (PSQI Score 6–10; 21.2%) and very poor sleep quality (PSQI Score > 11; 17.3%) were observed among the athletes. Sleep quality index scores were significantly associated (p < 0.05) with sleep disturbance, daytime dysfunction, and medication. Symptoms related to depression (15.3%), anxiety (36.5%), stress (9.6%), and sports anxiety (7.7%) were also found among athletes. Stress levels were found to be significantly increased (p < 0.05) in athletes with poor sleep quality. However, anxiety, depression and sports anxiety and mental toughness did not show a significant association with sleep quality. Conclusion Poor sleep quality can be associated with increased stress levels, but not with depression, anxiety and sports anxiety and mental toughness among Indian male Kho Kho players.
      PubDate: 2022-05-20
       
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Metabolic Syndrome

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      Abstract: Abstract Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a prevalent breathing disorder with potentially adverse metabolic, cardiovascular and neurocognitive consequences. In the past few years, several studies have analyzed the potential independent contribution of OSA to the pathogenesis of metabolic abnormalities, including obesity, hypertension, type 2 diabetes/insulin resistance, and dyslipidemia. Lifestyle modification, primarily weight loss, has been assessed to improve the outcome of OSA as well as metabolic syndrome. This implies that weight loss might be one of the key approaches for the treatment of both these conditions. Numerous studies suggest that nocturnal oxygen desaturations occurring during an episode of OSA exert detrimental metabolic effects due to sympathetic stimulation. This may help explain the increasing prevalence of metabolic syndrome in the general population with OSA. This review explores the relationship between OSA and metabolic syndrome or its components and the effects of lifestyle changes on the severity of OSA.
      PubDate: 2022-05-16
       
  • Role of Sleep in the Formation of False Memory Using Category Associates

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      Abstract: Abstract Many studies have documented sleep-modulated benefits for true memories, however; the role of sleep on false memories remains an understudied topic. Research investigating the relationship between nocturnal sleep and false memories suggests an increase in false memory post-sleep when compared to matched controls (sleep deprivation). A few studies have also reported non-significant or no role of sleep on false memories. Studies investigating relationship between sleep and false memories have previously used semantic associates as stimuli. The present study is an attempt to understand the role of sleep on false memories using category exemplars as stimuli. Additionally, the study also investigated the possible role of retrieval mode (recall, recognition) and retrieval interval (short, long). We believe that if sleep can influence the relationship between semantic associates, a similar pattern of result may exists for category associates. The results of the study report increase in false memories for post-learning sleep participants as compared with matched controls (sleep deprivation). Additionally, the study did not find significant differences in results across varied retrieval modes. False memories persisted for longer durations for post-learning sleep participants. Overall, the present study effectively established that category exemplars could be used in par with semantic exemplars for studying false memories under laboratory settings.
      PubDate: 2022-04-27
       
  • The Origin and Clinical Relevance of Yoga Nidra

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      Abstract: Abstract Yoga nidra, also known as ‘yogic sleep’, is a simplified form of an ancient tantric relaxation technique. The most general description of the practice is that it combines guided mental imagery with a specific yoga posture called Shavasana (or “corpse pose”). The goal of yoga nidra is to promote a profound state of relaxation, which differs from sleep inasmuch as there is still an awareness of one’s surroundings. While several components of the practice have been known since ancient times, it was not until the 1960s that an updated and systematized system of practice was introduced to the public through the writings of Swami Satyananda Saraswati. Unlike other schools of yoga, which emphasize concentration or contemplation, yoga nidra’s goal is complete relaxation. As such, its advocates claim that it is suitable for all individuals, from beginners to advanced practitioners of yoga. The calm inner stillness induced by yoga nidra is claimed by practitioners to be an effective stress management tool as well as a means for attaining greater receptivity to personal resolutions. These resolutions can range from the goal of achieving self-transformation, enhancing creativity, or improving one’s learning ability. Additionally, yoga nidra is claimed to promote beneficial changes in physiological and mental health. The following narrative review summarizes the basic steps used to achieve the final state of yoga nidra relaxation as well as some recent experimental findings regarding its physiological and psychological effects. Standard research databases were searched for relevant articles. Clinical studies have shown that yoga nidra meditation is associated with positive physiological changes, including improvements in several hematological variables, red blood cell counts, blood glucose levels, and hormonal status. Two neuroimaging studies have shown that yoga nidra produces changes in endogenous dopamine release and cerebral blood flow, a further confirmation that its effects on the CNS are objectively measurable. The practice has also been shown to reduce psychometrically measured indices of mild depression and anxiety, although these benefits were not shown in an experimental study to extend to severe depression or severe anxiety.
      PubDate: 2022-04-23
       
  • Excessive REM Rebound

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      Abstract: Abstract A 59-year-old female presented with complaints of non-refreshing sleep, heavy snoring, nocturia, choking events while sleeping, and urge to fall asleep in non-demanding situations for the past 3 years. Patient was a known hypertensive & she was morbidly obese (BMI 55.4 kg/m2). During diagnostic part of split night study, severe OSA (AHI of 85) was diagnosed with an REM phase of about 13 min. During titration part of split night, she had excessive REM for about 113 min (57.2% of total sleep time in titration).
      PubDate: 2022-04-15
       
  • Prolonged Lockdown due to COVID-19 Alters Sleep–Wake Timings and
           Negatively Affects Self-esteem, Personality, Depression and Anxiety in
           College-Going Indian Students

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      Abstract: Purpose COVID-19 forced the shutdown of colleges and socialization around the world including India and prolonged lockdown could have a significant impact on sleep, mood, emotion and anxiety in students. Here, we designed a survey to assess the effect of lockdown on sleep–wake, self-esteem, depression and anxiety via the survey on 321 Indian college-going students. Methods We assessed the effect of lockdown on sleep–wake (wake up, get up, bed and sleep timing, total time in bed and sleep duration) and self-esteem and depression on students via various questions. Results We found that students delayed sleep timing by 1 h in lockdown than pre-lockdown days. Specifically, urban male populations were late sleeper than any other group. However, total sleep duration did not differ between groups. In self-esteem questions, most students agreed that they were of no good, felt nervous, displeased, and frustrated about performance in lockdown. Depression and anxiety questionnaire gave more significant results related to mood and mental health. More than 50% of students agreed that they faced a lack of concentration, had been feeling irritated and angry, felt fatigued and tired, and everything had been a failure during lockdown days. Conclusion Overall, the survey suggests that lack of social life and prolonged lockdown affect the sleep–wake cycle, self-esteem, anxiety and depression of Indian students.
      PubDate: 2022-04-06
       
  • Altered Circadian Rhythm in COVID-19 Times-Underrecognized and
           Undertreated

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      PubDate: 2022-03-26
       
  • Scientists Against War: A Plea to World Leaders for Better Governance

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      PubDate: 2022-03-18
       
  • Management of Chronic Insomnia Using Cognitive Behavior Therapy for
           Insomnia (CBT-I) During COVID-19 Pandemic: Does One Shoe Fit All'

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      Abstract: Purpose Insomnia is a highly prevalent disorder that is seen across all age groups causing significant morbidity to the patients. Its prevalence has further risen during COVID-19 pandemic. It is widely acknowledged that untreated insomnia can lead to significant health risks and socio-occupational dysfunction. Methods A narrative review was conducted following focused search of databases. Results Available guidelines mention two different approaches for the management of insomnia—pharmacological and non-pharmacological. Non-pharmacological therapies like multicomponent cognitive behavior therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) have been advocated for the management of acute as well as chronic insomnia in the literature as it has been found efficacious and useful. Multiple variants of CBT-I, e.g., digitally delivered CBT-I, brief CBT-I have been tested during pandemic owing to closure of clinics. However, there are certain issues to be considered while choosing CBT-I as therapy. For example, like other forms of psychotherapies, is there a need for assessing the candidature of patient before administering CBT-I; is CBT-I free of adverse effects as commonly thought; is CBT-I more efficacious than hypnotics; and at last, how to manage cases that are not candidate for CBT-I. Conclusion This narrative review addresses the scientific robustness of evidence for issues related to adherence, efficacy and adverse effects of non-pharmacological therapies. Available literature suggests that data related to adherence and efficacy of CBT-I suffer from methodological shortcomings and careful selection of patient is important for the successful therapy. At the same time, attempts have been made to shed light to the areas where CBT-I can be helpful in the management of insomnia.
      PubDate: 2022-03-17
       
  • How Losing Sleep Following Vaccination May Weaken the Response to SARS-CoV
           Vaccines

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      Abstract: Abstract With the emergence of new SARS-CoV-2 variants, a close analysis of factors that affect the efficacy of the vaccine in different groups is a must. It is important to elucidate the role of clinical, behavioral and host factors on modulation of immunogenicity of the SARS-CoV-2 vaccine. Data from other vaccines have shown that duration and efficiency of sleep affect the immunogenicity of the vaccine. There is a need for identification of circadian influence and sleep on SARS-CoV-2 vaccine using validated immune correlates of protection. We propose that sleep acts as a natural adjuvant by promoting the immunological synapse formation between the antigen presenting cells and CD4+ T cells thereby leading to activation of cellular and humoral immunity in SARS-CoV-2 infection. Thus, apart from the titer of neutralizing antibodies, the cellular immunity including CD4+ T cells and memory T cells must be assessed to clearly demarcate the long-term effect of sleep duration and efficiency on vaccine immunogenicity.
      PubDate: 2022-02-17
      DOI: 10.1007/s41782-022-00195-3
       
  • Double the Trouble': An Investigation of How Social Stressors and Time
           Pressure Simultaneously and Interdependently Predict Sleep Quality in
           Social Workers

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      Abstract: Purpose Social service employees often fulfill their mandate under tight time schedules, and deal with social stressors. This can result in significant health impairments. By means of one cross-sectional and two intensive longitudinal studies, the present paper aimed to understand how time pressure and social stressors might impact sleep quality. It was also tested whether social stressors amplified the negative association between time pressure and sleep impairments in social workers. Methods Study 1 was a cross-sectional questionnaire study on 52 social service employees, while study 2 included a 7-day diary study design (N = 62 social workers) with up to 138 daily measurements. Study 3 applied a 2-week diary and actigraphy assessment, involving a complete social service unit sample (N = 9). Results Concerning the moderating role of social stressors, study 1 found social stressors to amplify the effects of time pressure on sleep latency. Multilevel regression analyses of studies 2 and 3 revealed daily time pressure to be a significant predictor of sleep fragmentation the upcoming night. Study 3 further uncovered daily social stressors to positively predicted sleep fragmentation and negatively sleep duration. Study 2 again showed the amplifying interaction effect between daily social stressors and time pressure on sleep fragmentation, but study 3 did not show that interaction. Conclusion The findings show how job stressors might disturb the sleep quality of social workers also with amplifying risk. Accordingly, social work needs work design prevention efforts that consider the complex inter-play between occupational stressors, as only then recovery processes can be protected.
      PubDate: 2022-02-11
      DOI: 10.1007/s41782-022-00194-4
       
  • Capsaicin Receptors in Sleep Regulation

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      Abstract: Abstract Capsaicin receptors are found not only in the skin, but also in many neural and non-neural tissues. Though their involvement in many functions is now known, their role in sleep regulation has not gained proper attention. As capsaicin receptors can alter body temperature, it has led to the belief that sleep changes result from an alteration in body temperature. There is now convincing evidence to show that the capsaicin receptors are an integral part of sleep regulation. The role of capsaicin receptors in sleep in rats was reported as early as the1980s. Most of the sleep-related studies were carried out on capsaicin-desensitized animal model. Sleep, especially slow wave sleep (SWS), was increased, while Rapid Eye Movement (REM) sleep reduced after the destruction of peripheral and central capsaicin receptors in rats. When peripheral capsaicin receptors were selectively destroyed, the sleep was increased, particularly due to an increase in REM sleep. Reduction in SWS and REM sleep after lesion of the preoptic area (POA) showed that the capsaicin receptors, in this sleep regulating area, play a major role in facilitating SWS and REM sleep. It is important to understand the sleep-related functions of the ion channels activated by capsaicin, to develop drugs for sleep-related disorders.
      PubDate: 2022-01-31
      DOI: 10.1007/s41782-022-00193-5
       
  • Rebuttal to “Sleep EEG Signatures in COVID-19 Survivors: A
           Facemask/COVID-19-Induced Comment”

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      PubDate: 2022-01-26
      DOI: 10.1007/s41782-021-00191-z
       
  • Deep Learning Analyses of Brain MRI to Identify Sustained Attention
           Deficit in Treated Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Pilot Study

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      Abstract: Purpose Persistent sustained attention deficit (SAD) after continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment is a source of quality of life and occupational impairment in obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). However, persistent SAD is difficult to predict in patients initiated on CPAP treatment. We performed secondary analyses of brain magnetic resonance (MR) images in treated OSA participants, using deep learning, to predict SAD. Methods 26 middle-aged men with CPAP use of more than 6 h daily and MR imaging were included. SAD was defined by psychomotor vigilance task lapses of more than 2. 17 participants had SAD and 9 were without SAD. A Convolutional Neural Network (CNN) model was used for classifying the MR images into + SAD and − SAD categories. Results The CNN model achieved an accuracy of 97.02 ± 0.80% in classifying MR images into + SAD and − SAD categories. Assuming a threshold of 90% probability for the MR image being correctly classified, the model provided a participant-level accuracy of 99.11 ± 0.55% and a stable image level accuracy of 97.45 ± 0.63%. Conclusion Deep learning methods, such as the proposed CNN model, can accurately predict persistent SAD based on MR images. Further replication of these findings will allow early initiation of adjunctive pharmacologic treatment in high-risk patients, along with CPAP, to improve quality of life and occupational fitness. Future augmentation of this approach with explainable artificial intelligence methods may elucidate the neuroanatomical areas underlying persistent SAD to provide mechanistic insights and novel therapeutic targets.
      PubDate: 2022-01-15
      DOI: 10.1007/s41782-021-00190-0
       
  • BhopaL Epidemiologic Sleep Study: BLESS Study–Design and Sampling of
           the Study

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      Abstract: Study Objectives Methodologically comprehensive and sound epidemiological sleep studies are still lacking from India. In older studies, there were differences in sampling, disparities in level of polysomnography done, and variability in sleep scoring rules, using different definitions, which can affect disease prevalence. We thus started this study to (1) approximate the prevalence-estimates of OSA in population of Central India (2) To determine the diagnostic accuracy and performance validation of preselected screening tools in reference to level I PSG (3) To optimize the clinical decision prediction rule for OSA in central Indian perspective. The present paper presents the design, sampling, and procedures used in the BLESS. Methodology Facility-based cross sectional diagnostic validation study will be done at Sleep lab at AIIMS Bhopal. Total 691 participants will be randomly recruited and will be screened for OSA by various questionnaires after taking consent. Craniofacial examination and anthropometry will be done. All subjects will undergo full night level I diagnostic sleep study at sleep lab. On next morning, approximately 8 mL of venous blood will be collected during fasting state and send for fasting blood sugar and lipid profile. After that we will find out diagnostic accuracy of various sleep questionnaires and will optimize questionnaire in context of Indian population.
      PubDate: 2022-01-14
      DOI: 10.1007/s41782-021-00189-7
       
  • Rauwolfia serpentina: A Potential Plant to Treat Insomnia Disorder

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      Abstract: Abstract The global economic burdens of chronic degenerative diseases are a primary worldwide concern for nutraceutical-pharmaceutical researchers. Insomnia is a potential risk factor of such medical conditions with a complex two-way association and multi-folding associated financial debts. The long-term insomnia treatments by synthetic hypnotics produce side-effects-addictions-abuses. Thus, today, alternative therapies are getting promoted for safe treatment, and phytopharmaceuticals' use is one such. Rauwolfia serpentina (Indian Snakeroot) is such potential phytopharmaceuticals' source to treat insomnia, well-recognized for therapeutic applications, making traditional beverages. Its diverse alkaloids are responsible for many notable pharmacological activities, especially the active root-alkaloid reserpine. Even psychopharmacological researches principally described reserpine for sedation. But, later studies concluded reserpine is a tranquilizer, not a sleep-promoter. Such monotherapeutic approaches, a few controversial reserpine therapy reports, and reluctance from evolving modern science to strategically explore the traditional medicinal knowledge eventually shadowed sleep-promoting researches on R. serpentina. This review, relying on the well-researched traditional-scientific data, suggested root-based monotherapeutic approaches with R. serpentina need revisions treating insomnia.
      PubDate: 2022-01-12
      DOI: 10.1007/s41782-021-00192-y
       
  • Sleep Strategies for Sportsmen; What can they be' A Randomised
           Controlled Trial

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      Abstract: Abstract Sleep problems exist in sportspersons. There is a need to find the strategies which may help in improving sleep in sports. A trial to study the effects of yoga nidra and progressive muscle relaxation intervention on sleep profile of the athletes was done. Yoga nidra was given during the morning and compared to practicing progressive muscular relaxation before sleeping at night. 57 male sportsperson from seven sports disciplines completed the study. Baseline and post-intervention data after 4 weeks of intervention was obtained using a 14-day sleep diary and overnight sleep staging in volunteers. The data of 45 athletes was analyzed. The baseline data showed 64% to have subjective sleep onset latency (SOL) more than 30 min. There was significant improvement in objective SOL (p value = 0.031). Both the interventions significantly improved all subjective sleep variables. However, during inter group comparison subjective SOL, Time in Bed (TIB) and sleep efficiency (SE) were significantly improved in yoga nidra group as compared to PMR group (p value = 0.0001). Sleep problems in sportspersons exists and sleep strategies using PMR and yoga nidra are useful in improving sleep in sportsperson.
      PubDate: 2022-01-04
      DOI: 10.1007/s41782-021-00188-8
       
  • Correction to: Richard Putnam Allen: A Giant in International
           RLS/WED-Research

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      PubDate: 2021-12-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s41782-021-00152-6
       
  • Correction to: Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Hypoxia in Geriatric Patients

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      PubDate: 2021-09-22
      DOI: 10.1007/s41782-021-00166-0
       
 
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