Sleep Disorders News

Jun 24, 2019
Study ties poor sleep to reduced memory performance in older adults
Study finds that variability in night-to-night sleep time and reduced sleep quality adversely affect the ability of older adults to recall information about past events.
Jun 11, 2019
Cognitive behavioral therapy delivered by telemedicine is effective for insomnia
Telemedicine is as effective as face-to-face delivery of insomnia therapy.
May 20, 2019
Sleep problems in teenagers reversed in just one week by limiting screen use
Limiting exposure to blue-light emitting devices in the evening can improve sleep quality and reduce symptoms of fatigue, lack of concentration, and bad mood.
Mar 22, 2019
Sleep and aging: Two sides of one coin?
Researchers discover brain process common to sleep and ageing that could pave the way for new treatments for insomnia.
Mar 21, 2019
Using CPAP device consistently may slow memory loss
First clinical trial to show that using a CPAP machine can significantly improve cognitive function for people with mild cognitive impairment.
Mar 19, 2019
New proof that narcolepsy is an autoimmune disease
Researchers discover autoreactive cells in persons suffering from narcolepsy.
Feb 25, 2019
Insomnia-associated gene regions suggest underlying mechanisms, potential treatment targets
Findings support insomnia as a causative factor in coronary artery disease.
Feb 19, 2019
AASM publishes clinical practice guideline on use of PAP therapy for sleep apnea
An estimated 30 million adults in the United States have obstructive sleep apnea.
Feb 12, 2019
Up to 15 percent of children have sleep apnea, yet 90 percent go undiagnosed
Sleep disordered breathing can impair brain development, cause cognitive and behavior problems.
Jan 29, 2019
Sleep loss heightens pain sensitivity, dulls brain’s painkilling response
Study finds neural glitches in the sleep-deprived brain intensify and prolong the agony of sickness and injury.
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