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Archive for September 2013
New Research Explores Sleep’s Role in the Disorder
JACKSON, MS - For veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), disrupted sleep and nightmares can be a vicious cycle - one feeding the other.
SAN FRANCISCO - Too little sleep, especially early awakening, plays a significant role in raising unhealthy levels of inflammation among women with coronary heart disease, according to a new study.
MISSION HILLS, CA - An excess of a certain type of brain cell, those containing histamine, may be the cause of the loss of hypocretin cells which has been found in narcolepsy patients, according to a new study.
RIVERSIDE, CA - A new study could have significant implications for servicemembers suffering from insomnia related to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
NASHVILLE, TN - Outcomes between treating prostate cancer with surgery compared to radiation no longer were significant after 15 years of initial treatment, according to a new study.
PORTLAND, OR - Exposure to Agent Orange doesn’t increase the risk of all types of prostate cancer among veterans exposed to the chemicals during the Vietnam era, only making more likely that patients will develop the more lethal form of the disease.
SAN DIEGO, CA - While the use of expectant management (EM) as a treatment course for prostate cancer did not increase in the United States overall in the last decade, active surveillance - also known as “watchful waiting” - went up more than 10% at the VA, according to a recent study.
WASHINGTON - In testimony called “devastating” by the subcommittee chairman, a panel of military sexual assault survivors appealed for better care and treatment for military sexual trauma (MST) survivors at a recent congressional hearing.
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