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disorder

[dis′ȯrd·ər]
(crystallography)
Departures from regularity in the occupation of lattice sites in a crystal containing more than one element.
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The survey was conducted by CPAP Australia, an Australian company that distributes medical products and devices to manage sleep disorders.
The researchers checked the patients' histories to see if the sleep disorder had been diagnosed while under Mayo care.
Speaking to Gulf News, Dr Emmad Kowatli, an American-board certified specialist in pulmonary medicine and sleep disorders, and director of the Sleep Centre at the American Hospital Dubai, said that the three top sleep disorders reported in the UAE are insomnia, obstructive sleep apnoea, and Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome (DSPS), a condition in which sleep is regularly delayed by two or more hours and waking up in the morning is difficult.
In this study, every patient that walked through the door of a clinic in Moscow, Idaho, was asked to fill out a comprehensive sleep disorders questionnaire with the help of a trained research assistant.
He is board certified in neurology and sleep disorders medicine.
It is estimated that sleep disorders have a huge medical, social and economic impact on the lives of the 770,000 people in the UK thought to suffer from them.
These are but 3 of some 77 distinct sleep disorders now catalogued in the latest edition of International Classification of Sleep Disorders (ICSD-Revised), published by the American Sleep Disorders Association (ASDA).
That degeneration, if also evident in human brains, may finally offer an explanation for narcolepsy, a sleep disorder that afflicts an estimated 250,000 people in the United States.
In examining the troubling increase in a variety of sleep disorders, this TriMark Publications report will analyze the causes and available treatments for sleep disorder sufferers.
13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sleep aids are pills and medical devices which enable a person suffering from sleep disorder to fall asleep.