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alertness

Etymology: Fr, alerte
a measure of being mentally quick, active, and keenly aware of the environment.

alertness

the mental state of aroused awareness. Inferred in animals.
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The founders of Absorb Health understand that while many people want to improve their overall health and/or mental alertness, they may be unsure if a certain supplement is right for them.
The agency recommends that the bedtime dose be lowered because new data show that blood levels in some patients may be high enough the morning after use to impair activities that require alertness, including driving.
The manufacturer of the drug, marketed as Lunesta, was required to change the starting dose recommendation because of evidence that levels of the drug "in some patients may be high enough the morning after use to impair activities that require alertness, including driving, even if they feel fully awake," the FDA statement said.
Data show that eszopiclone levels in some patients may be high enough the morning after use to impair activities that require alertness, including driving, even if they feel fully awake.
4 ( ANI ): Researchers have found that exposure to short wavelength, or blue light, immediately improves alertness and performance.
Vigo can be potentially life-saving for drivers and people in other situations where losing alertness can be dangerous, especially since your brain can get fatigued before your body starts to feel tired.
A new study from the Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute shows that exposure to certain wavelengths and levels of light have the potential to increase alertness during the post-lunch dip.
During both tests, alertness and reaction times were measured.
The study builds on previous research which has demonstrated the benefits of chewing gum on alertness and people's ability to complete tasks.
Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi Police have launched a traffic awareness programme to raise alertness levels among motorists, particularly school bus drivers, Colonel Abdullah Al Mahri, acting head of the traffic institute, said in a statement yesterday.
Are there policies, interventions, and/or methods available to improve alertness states among practicing nurses?
NAZARETH, September 20, 2011 (WAFA) -- Israeli police Tuesday arrested 54 Palestinians from the West Bankwho work in Israel, aspart of its state of alertness in order to face the upcoming vote for the Palestinian bid in the United nations.