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Sleepiness linked to CVD mortality

Sleepiness linked to CVD mortality

Daytime drowsiness may warn of impending death in elderly people, particularly from cardiovascular causes, new research suggests. The findings arise from the Three City Study, a population-based prospective study conducted in France. It is the largest study done thus far to investigate the prospective association between excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) and mortality among community-dwelling elderly.…

Incontinence during sleep

A 53-year-old white woman reports that during the past year she has had three episodes of urinary incontinence during rapid-eye-movement (REM) sleep. She reports that she wakes up and can recall dreams (she does not have night terrors). A neurologic exam, MRI, and electroencephalogram (EEG) were normal. A urologist found normal urodynamics. She has no…

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