Sleep Disorders News


Dec 12, 2018
Study examines disruption of circadian rhythm as risk factor for diseases
A clash between modern lifestyles and our biological clock can lead to the development of obesity and breast cancer.
Nov 29, 2018
Snoring poses greater cardiac risk to women
Obstructive sleep apnea and snoring may lead to earlier impairment of cardiac function in women than in men.
Nov 15, 2018
Insomniac prisoners sleeping better after one-hour therapy session
Three-quarters of prisoners struggling to sleep have reported major improvements to their sleep and wellbeing after receiving cognitive behavioural therapy to treat their insomnia.
Nov 14, 2018
Surgical menopause leads to increased sleep issues
Study documents worse sleep quality and greater risk of insomnia in women who undergo surgical menopause versus natural menopause.
Nov 01, 2018
Inflammation can lead to circadian sleep disorders
Novel technology turns inflammation on and off, affecting body clock in mice.
Oct 26, 2018
A new therapeutic avenue for treating insomnia
Study finds that enhancing endogenous signaling of adenosine A2A receptors may be an alternative strategy for treating insomnia.
Oct 10, 2018
World’s largest sleep study shows too much shut-eye can be bad for your brain
People who sleep on average between 7 to 8 hours per night performed better cognitively than those who slept less--or more.
Oct 08, 2018
Out like a light: researchers id brain’s “sleep switch”
Sleep promoting neurons also tied to regulating body temperature
Sep 26, 2018
Insomnia symptoms, overall health improve with online insomnia program
New digital cognitive behavioral therapy program links better sleep to better overall health.
Aug 24, 2018
How sleep loss may contribute to adverse weight gain
Researchers demonstrate that one night of sleep loss has a tissue-specific impact on the regulation of gene expression and metabolism in humans.
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