Sleep Disorders News

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.
Dec 31, 2018
Kicking, yelling during sleep? Study finds risk factors for violent sleep disorder
Taking antidepressants for depression, having post-traumatic stress disorder or anxiety diagnosed by a doctor are risk factors for a disruptive and sometimes violent sleep disorder.
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.
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