Sleep Disorders News

Mar 19, 2018
Hormone imbalance may explain higher diabetes rates in sleep-deprived men
Studies have found biological reason for relationship between insufficient sleep and the development of insulin resistance in men.
Mar 13, 2018
Sleep apnea study finds male-female differences in cerebral cortex thickness, symptoms
Study underscores significant clinical differences between men and women with sleep apnea.
Mar 06, 2018
Our circadian clock sets the rhythm for our cells’ powerhouses
Findings could play a role in the development of new therapeutic approaches for diseases characterized by an impaired circadian clock and compromised mitochondrial function.
Feb 23, 2018
Adherence to sleep apnea treatment affects risk of hospital readmission
CPAP therapy may be an important, modifiable target for reducing hospital readmissions.
Feb 19, 2018
To sleep, perchance to forget
Study shows our synapses grow strong and large during the stimulation of daytime, then shrink by nearly 20% while we sleep, creating room for more growth and learning the next day.
Jan 18, 2018
Grinding your teeth? Botulinum toxin may help
Those who received shots of onabotulinum toxin-A were more likely to improve on assessments of their teeth grinding and clenching symptoms than people who received a placebo injection.
Jan 17, 2018
Bright light therapy improves sleep in people treated for cancer
Sleep efficiency improves after systematic morning bright light exposure.
Nov 16, 2017
Study shows therapy improves quality of life in people who have sleep apnea
Positive airway pressure therapy produces meaningful benefits for patients.
Nov 13, 2017
Studying sleep’s profound and extensive effects on brain function
Research reveals effects of poor sleep on brain, how sleep consolidates memories.
Nov 06, 2017
Depressed with a chronic disease? Consider alternative therapies
Scientists find that commonly prescribed antidepressants aren't effective in people battling both depression and a chronic medical disease, raising a critical question of whether doctors should enact widespread changes in how they treat millions of depressed Americans.
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