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Oral human papillomavirus infection in England and associated risk factors: a case-control study

Objectives This study was conducted to determine the prevalence of and associated risk factors for infection with oral high-risk human papillomavirus (HR-HPV) in adult participants within England, and to explore any association with oral mucosal buccal epi ...

IJERPH, Vol. 15, Pages 1782: Technology Evolution of China’s Export of Renewable Energy Products

IJERPH, Vol. 15, Pages 1782: Technology Evolution of China’s Export of Renewable Energy Products International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health doi: 10.3390/ijerph15081782 Authors: Xuping Cao Aroskar Rajarshi Juxi Tong ...

IJERPH, Vol. 15, Pages 1781: Eat or Skip Breakfast? The Important Role of Breakfast Quality for Health-Related Quality of Life, Stress and Depression in Spanish Adolescents

IJERPH, Vol. 15, Pages 1781: Eat or Skip Breakfast? The Important Role of Breakfast Quality for Health-Related Quality of Life, Stress and Depression in Spanish Adolescents International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health doi: 10.3390/ije ...

IJERPH, Vol. 15, Pages 1780: Post Vaccinal Temporary Sensorineural Hearing Loss

IJERPH, Vol. 15, Pages 1780: Post Vaccinal Temporary Sensorineural Hearing Loss International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health doi: 10.3390/ijerph15081780 Authors: Federica De Marco Donato Pompeo De Cesare Francesco Di Folco Francesco M ...

Finding the Integrated Care Evidence Base in PubMed and Beyond: A Bibliometric Study of the Challenges

Introduction: Integrated care research evidence should be optimally visible and accessible to stakeholders. This study examines the contribution of specific databases to the discovery of integrated care evidence, and tests the usefulness of Medical Subjec ...

Sleep Bruxism: A “Bridge” Between Dental and Sleep Medicine

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Sleep Hygiene Index: Psychometric Characteristics and Usefulness as a Screening Tool in a Sample of Nigerian Undergraduate Students

Study Objectives: The objectives of this study were to investigate the psychometric properties of the Sleep Hygiene Index (SHI) and determine its capacity to screen for poor sleep quality in a nonclinical sample of Nigerian university students. Methods: A ...

The Epworth Sleepiness Scale: Validation of One-Dimensional Factor Structure in a Large Clinical Sample

Study Objectives: The Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS) is used by clinicians and researchers to determine level of daytime sleepiness. The number of factors included in the scale has been debated. Our study objective was to clarify the dimensionality of the ...

Untreated Sleep Apnea: An Analysis of Administrative Data to Identify Risk Factors for Early Nonadherence

Study Objectives: Discontinuation of positive airway pressure (PAP) treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is widely reported, but research has not adequately addressed nonadherence with diagnostic testing for sleep disorders and initiation of PAP. T ...

Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Therapy on Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Study Objectives: Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is associated with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and related advanced fibrosis. We studied the treatment of OSA with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) in a population with NAFLD. ...

Ambulatory Versus Laboratory Polysomnography in Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Comparative Assessment of Quality, Clinical Efficacy, Treatment Compliance, and Quality of Life

Study Objectives: This study has as its primary objective to evaluate the quality and effectiveness of type II ambulatory polysomnography (Amb-PSG) versus type I attended laboratory polysomnography (Lab-PSG) in diagnosing obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). It ...

Predicting Success of Oral Appliance Therapy in Treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea Using Drug-Induced Sleep Endoscopy

Study Objectives: Oral appliance therapy (OAT) can be an effective treatment option for patients with obstructive sleep apnea unable to tolerate continuous positive airway pressure. We hypothesize that drug-induced sleep endoscopy (DISE) can be useful in ...

Prevalence and Clinical Significance of Respiratory Effort-Related Arousals in the General Population

Study Objectives: To determine the prevalence and clinical associations of respiratory effort-related arousals (RERA) in a general population sample. Methods: A total of 2,162 participants (51.2% women, 58.5 ± 11.0 years old, body mass index [BMI] 25.6 ± ...

Trans-Oral Robotic Tongue Reduction for OSA: Does Lingual Anatomy Influence the Surgical Outcome?

Study Objectives: To evaluate both the influence of the volume of the excised base of tongue (BOT) on the surgical outcome after robotic tongue reduction in patients affected by obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and the role of the lymphatic or muscular predo ...

Association Between Sleep Duration, Quality and Body Mass Index in the Korean Population

Study Objectives: Mounting evidence indicates that sleep disturbance contributes to the increased risk for cardiometabolic diseases. Obesity and underweight are also closely linked to cardiometabolic risk. Thus, the objective of this study was to examine ...

Predictors of Obtaining Polysomnography Among Otolaryngologists Prior to Adenotonsillectomy for Childhood Sleep-Disordered Breathing

Study Objectives: (1) To assess the predictors for obtaining polysomnography (PSG) in children undergoing adenotonsillectomy (AT) for sleep-disordered breathing, and (2) to estimate the adherence to the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Sur ...

Study of Associated Factors With Probable Sleep Bruxism Among Adolescents

Study Objectives: To evaluate the prevalence of probable sleep bruxism (SB) and its association with sleep features, orthodontic fixed appliance wearing, and extraoral and intraoral clinical signs and symptoms in a population of adolescents. ...

Home Polysomnography Reveals a First-Night Effect in Patients With Low Sleep Bruxism Activity

Study Objectives: To examine the presence of a first-night effect (FNE) and the level of internight variability in sleep bruxism (SB) activity when a self-applicable electrode set is used in home polysomnography (PSG) in a sample of subjects with possible ...

Modifying Maternal Sleep Position in Late Pregnancy Through Positional Therapy: A Feasibility Study

Study Objectives: To test whether a customized positional therapy device, PrenaBelt, would reduce time spent sleeping supine and evaluate any change in maternal or fetal parameters, in a group of healthy pregnant women in the third trimester of pregnancy. ...

An Update on Dual Orexin Receptor Antagonists and Their Potential Role in Insomnia Therapeutics

Study Objectives: Current pharmacological options for the treatment of insomnia insufficiently meet the needs of all insomnia patients. Approved treatments are not consistently effective in improving sleep onset and sleep maintenance, while also having co ...

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