The relationship between duration and quality of #sleep and upper #respiratory tract infections: a systematic review

Upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs) are common, mostly self-limiting, but result in inappropriate antibiotic prescriptions. Poor sleep is cited as a factor predisposing to URTIs, but the evidence is unclear. ObjectiveTo systematically review whether sleep duration and quality influence the frequency and duration of URTIs. MethodsThree databases and bibliographies of included papers were searched for …

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#Cognitive Behavioral Approach to Treat #Obesity: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Our aim was to analyze and compare the effects of three different long-term treatments on anthropometric profiles, eating behaviors, anxiety and depression levels, and quality of life of groups of adults with obesity. Methods: The 43 participants in the study were randomly assigned to one of three groups: the education and health group (EH, n …

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