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Bill walked down the long passage to his bedroom with no trace of the sleepiness which had been weighing on him five minutes before.
Let me try if I can write myself into sleepiness and fatigue.
Moss made strong efforts to keep his eyes wide open, in spite of the sleepiness which an unusually good dinner produced in his hard-worked frame.
But, from the point where Mr Codlin was charged with sleepiness, he had shown an increasing interest in the discussion: which now attained a very high pitch.
Lack of it, or disruption of it by sleep disorders, obviously affects sleepiness, but also has important consequences on fatigue, vigilance, mood, learning and memory, as well as motor coordination.
An oral appliance that advances a patient's lower jaw reduced episodes of obstructive sleep apnea, snoring, and restless legs symptoms, but it failed to improve daytime sleepiness or quality of life, according to researchers.
In the study, E2006 demonstrated a statistically significant improvement in sleep initiation and sleep maintenance without increasing next-day residual sleepiness when compared with placebo.
The condition is characterized by excessive daytime sleepiness, which usually first appears in adolescence or young adulthood.
Dr Ashleigh Filtness, from QUT's Centre for Accident Research and Road Safety, said that sleep disruption strongly influences daytime function, with sleepiness recognized as a risk-factor for people performing critical and dangerous tasks.
Association of Sleep and Fatigue With Decision Regret Among Critical Care Nurses" found that nurses impaired by fatigue, loss of sleep, daytime sleepiness, and an inability to recover between shifts are more likely than well-rested nurses to report decision regret.
13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: JAZZ) and Aerial BioPharma, LLC (Aerial) today announced that the companies have signed a definitive agreement under which Jazz Pharmaceuticals has acquired rights to ADX-N05, a novel compound in clinical development for the treatment of excessive daytime sleepiness in patients with narcolepsy.
The results of the present study indicate that L-carnitine supplementation can reduce daytime sleepiness in narcolepsy patients.