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Therapeutic Roles of Melatonin in Lung Diseases

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.101
Synopsis: 
Melatonin has antioxidant and immunomodulatory roles. Oxidative stress plays a significant role in the pathogenesis of lung diseases. Melatonin supports lung function and prevents the injury to the airway structure through the inhibition of oxidative stress.

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Accepted: 
26 Mar, 2015
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e-Published: 16 Jul, 2015

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The Effect of Impaired Sleep on Preterm Labour

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2012.305
Pages: 
62–7
Synopsis: 
Early diagnosis and management may decrease the adverse outcomes associated with sleep disorder during pregnancy.

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Background: Sleep disturbance has become an important health problem for pregnant women. In fact, pregnancy-associated sleep disorder has been recognized as a distinct clinical entity. We aimed to study the relationship between sleep disturbance and preterm birth during pregnancy in a sample of Iranian women.

Accepted: 
29 May, 2013
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e-Published: 29 Jan, 2014

Sleep: a ‘Wake-up’ Call

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2012.306
Synopsis: 
With growing stress levels among students, sleep problems have become a common affair and significant gaps in sleep education exist today among medical students. Health hazards of sleep deprivation include anxiety, depression, hypertension, obesity, diabetes, breast malignancy, increased error rate at work, decreased dexterity and adverse impact on academic performance.
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Accepted: 
13 Dec, 2012
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e-Published: 18 Feb, 2014

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