Sleep Disorders News


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.
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.
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