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Restless legs syndrome prevalence and impact: REST general population study.
TLDR
Clinically significant RLS is common (prevalence, 2.7%), is underdiagnosed, and significantly affects sleep and quality of life.
Obstructive sleep apnea: brain structural changes and neurocognitive function before and after treatment.
TLDR
The cognitive and structural deficits in OSA may be secondary to sleep deprivation and repetitive nocturnal intermittent hypoxemia and may be recovered by consistent and thorough treatment.
Italian version of the Epworth sleepiness scale: external validity
TLDR
The Italian version of the Epworth sleepiness scale is an easy-to-use form useful for preliminary screening of daytime sleepiness level in specialist settings.
Restless Legs Syndrome: Prevalence and Impact in Children and Adolescents—The Peds REST Study
TLDR
These population-based data suggest that restless legs syndrome is prevalent and troublesome in children and adolescents, occurring more commonly than epilepsy or diabetes.
Ropinirole in the treatment of restless legs syndrome: results from the TREAT RLS 1 study, a 12 week, randomised, placebo controlled study in 10 European countries.
TLDR
Ropinirole improves restless legs syndrome compared with placebo, with benefits apparent by week 1, and is generally well tolerated.
Restless legs syndrome and pregnancy
TLDR
Pregnancy is associated with transient restless legs syndrome, and affected women presented lower values of hemoglobin and mean corpuscular volume compared with healthy subjects.
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