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Energy cost of walking and gait instability in healthy 65- and 80-yr-olds.
- D. Malatesta, D. Simar, +4 authors C. Caillaud
- Medicine, Chemistry
- Journal of applied physiology
- 1 December 2003
This study tested whether the lower economy of walking in healthy elderly subjects is due to greater gait instability. We compared the energy cost of walking and gait instability (assessed by stride… Expand
National Sleep Foundation's sleep quality recommendations: first report☆
Objectives: To provide evidence‐based recommendations and guidance to the public regarding indicators of good sleep quality across the life‐span. Methods: The National Sleep Foundation assembled a… Expand
[Narcolepsy with cataplexy].
Narcolepsy is a rare, disabling sleep disorder, with a prevalence of 20 to 30 per 100,000. Its onset, from childhood to the fifties, peaks in the second decade. The main features are excessive… Expand
Elevated Tribbles homolog 2-specific antibody levels in narcolepsy patients.
- Vesna Cvetkovic-Lopes, Laurence Bayer, +12 authors M. Tafti
- The Journal of clinical investigation
- 1 March 2010
Narcolepsy is a sleep disorder characterized by excessive daytime sleepiness and attacks of muscle atonia triggered by strong emotions (cataplexy). Narcolepsy is caused by hypocretin (orexin)… Expand
Genome-Wide Association Study Identifies Novel Restless Legs Syndrome Susceptibility Loci on 2p14 and 16q12.1
Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a sensorimotor disorder with an age-dependent prevalence of up to 10% in the general population above 65 years of age. Affected individuals suffer from uncomfortable… Expand
Polysomnographic diagnosis of idiopathic REM sleep behavior disorder.
- J. Montplaisir, J. Gagnon, +5 authors J. Paquet
- Medicine, Psychology
- Movement disorders : official journal of the…
- 15 October 2010
The presence of either excessive tonic chin EMG activity during REM sleep, or excessive phasic submental or limb EMG twitching is required to diagnose REM sleep behavior disorder (RBD). The aim was… Expand
Insomnia and daytime sleepiness are risk factors for depressive symptoms in the elderly.
STUDY OBJECTIVES Previous studies have reported that insomnia and excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) may predict depression in adults. However, these associations have not been investigated in… Expand
EFNS guidelines on management of narcolepsy
Management of narcolepsy with or without cataplexy relies on several classes of drugs, namely stimulants for excessive daytime sleepiness and irresistible episodes of sleep, antidepressants for… Expand
Narcolepsy with cataplexy
Narcolepsy with cataplexy is a disabling sleep disorder affecting 0.02% of adults worldwide. It is characterised by severe, irresistible daytime sleepiness and sudden loss of muscle tone (cataplexy),… Expand
Retinoic Acid Signaling Affects Cortical Synchrony During Sleep
- S. Maret, P. Franken, Y. Dauvilliers, N. Ghyselinck, P. Chambon, M. Tafti
- Biology, Medicine
- 7 October 2005
Delta oscillations, characteristic of the electroencephalogram (EEG) of slow wave sleep, estimate sleep depth and need and are thought to be closely linked to the recovery function of sleep. The… Expand