Sleep Disorders News


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.
Jul 20, 2018
Supplemental oxygen eliminates morning blood pressure rise in sleep apnea patients
In patients with moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea, supplemental oxygen prevents rise in systolic and diastolic blood pressure.
Jul 17, 2018
AASM publishes clinical practice guideline on use of actigraphy for sleep disorders
New recommendations for evaluating adult and pediatric patients with suspected sleep-wake disorders.
Jul 11, 2018
New gears in your sleep clock
Kyoto University finds a "Jekyll and Hyde"-like control system for sleep.
Jun 15, 2018
Position paper recommends treatment options for nightmare disorder in adults
Expert task force reviews evidence and provides guidance on nightmare treatments
Jun 04, 2018
New algorithm determines ideal caffeine dosage and timing for alertness
Algorithm-based caffeine dosing strategy provides customized guidance to counter sleep loss.
Apr 30, 2018
The rhythms of the night?
New research illuminates the effects of night-time light exposure on internal body clock processes.
Apr 17, 2018
Position statement: Avoid using medical marijuana to treat sleep apnea
Sleep apnea should be excluded from state medical cannabis programs.
Apr 13, 2018
Lack of sleep may be linked to risk factor for Alzheimer disease
Preliminary NIH study shows increased levels of beta-amyloid.
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.
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