Sleep Disorders News


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.
Jul 23, 2019
Obstructive sleep apnea may be one reason depression treatment doesn’t work
Study suggests that if depression treatment is not working, patient should be evaluated for obstructive sleep apnea.
Jul 11, 2019
REM sleep silences the siren of the brain
Restless REM sleep a risk for many mental disorders?
Jul 01, 2019
CPAP provides relief from depression
Additional benefit for sleep apnea sufferers.
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