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Sleep, inflammation, and disease

M.A. Miller and F.P. Cappuccio

in Sleep, Health and Society: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199566594
eISBN:
9780191595066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566594.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Sleep is a fundamental requirement for living individuals. Emerging evidence suggests that disturbances in sleep and sleep disorders play a role in the morbidity of chronic conditions including ... More


Genetics and sleep

M.A. Miller

in Sleep, Health and Society: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199566594
eISBN:
9780191595066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566594.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Sleep is a complex phenotype and as such it is possible that there are numerous genes which may each have a number of effects that control an individual's sleep pattern. An individual's sleep ... More


Sleep and respiratory disorders

Bradley A. Edwards and Garun S. Hamilton

in Sleep, Health, and Society: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198778240
eISBN:
9780191823756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198778240.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

A number of sleep-related breathing and respiratory disorders impact our ability to achieve a good night’s sleep. Unfortunately, these disorders are becoming increasingly common—a phenomenon that has ... More


Functional appliances

Claire Nightingale and Jonathan Sandy

in Illustrated Questions in Orthodontics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198714828
eISBN:
9780191916793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198714828.003.0023
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Dentistry

Answer 6.1 This functional appliance is a medium opening activator (MOA). It is retained by the Adams cribs on the upper first molars and the acrylic capping the lower ... More


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