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Energy cost of walking and gait instability in healthy 65- and 80-yr-olds.
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 strideExpand
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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 aExpand
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[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 excessiveExpand
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Elevated Tribbles homolog 2-specific antibody levels in narcolepsy patients.
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
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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 uncomfortableExpand
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Polysomnographic diagnosis of idiopathic REM sleep behavior disorder.
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 wasExpand
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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 inExpand
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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 forExpand
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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
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Retinoic Acid Signaling Affects Cortical Synchrony During Sleep
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. TheExpand
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