Researchers have presented a 5-pronged approach to diagnose and manage insomnia in the elderly. If followed, the data show that physicians could help lower sleep disturbances in the senior population. The steps, outlined in the Journal of Behavioral Sleep Medicine's insomnia supplement (July 2005), include the following:
One study linked multiple pregnancies to an increased risk of developing atrial fibrillation later in life, and another investigated the association between premature delivery and cardiovascular disease.
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