Sleep Disorders News

Dec 05, 2019
Potential cause of elevated nighttime blood pressure in patients with apnea identified
Cell secretions may be key to diagnosing and treating nocturnal hypertension.
Nov 22, 2019
Science underestimated dangerous effects of sleep deprivation
One of the largest sleep studies to date reveals that sleep deprivation affects us much more than prior theories have suggested.
Nov 12, 2019
Wearable tracker study links insufficient sleep to biological aging and cardiovascular disease risk
Singapore study using wearable trackers links insufficient sleep to increased rate of biological aging and cardiovascular disease risk.
Nov 06, 2019
Trouble sleeping? Insomnia symptoms linked to increased risk of stroke, heart attack
Results suggest that targeting people who have trouble sleeping with behavioral therapies may reduce the number of cases of stroke, heart attack, and other diseases.
Nov 05, 2019
Stressed to the max? Deep sleep can rewire the anxious brain
A sleepless night can trigger up to a 30% rise in emotional stress levels, new study shows.
Oct 09, 2019
Rest may help reduce post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms
Period of rest following a traumatic event can reduce the subsequent development of involuntary "memory intrusions."
Oct 03, 2019
Key to learning and forgetting identified in sleeping brain
Manipulating specific brain waves in sleeping rats shifts the balance between learning or forgetting a new skill.
Sep 19, 2019
The brain may actively forget during dream sleep
NIH-funded study suggests REM sleep may prevent information overload.
Aug 16, 2019
More cancer cases among women with sleep apnea
No causal relationship is demonstrated, but the link between nocturnal hypoxia in women and higher cancer risk is still clear.
Aug 15, 2019
FDA approves first non-controlled substance treatment for narcolepsy
Medication represents the first and only non-scheduled treatment approved for patients with narcolepsy in the United States.
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