Sleep Disorders News

Mar 01, 2021
Treatable sleep disorder common in people with thinking and memory problems
Study finds that obstructive sleep apnea is common in people with cognitive impairment.
Feb 15, 2021
Regular caffeine consumption affects brain structure
Study shows caffeine intake can change the gray matter of the brain, but effect appears to be temporary.
Feb 10, 2021
“Sleep hygiene” should be integrated into epilepsy diagnosis and management
Researchers present strong argument for screening children for sleep problems as an integral part of diagnosis and management of epilepsy.
Feb 05, 2021
Sleep studies in children with sleep disordered breathing could influence treatment
Surgery is not always the answer for snoring children.
Jan 25, 2021
Lack of sleep, stress can lead to symptoms resembling concussion
Study suggests baseline symptoms may help interpret recovery scores.
Jan 12, 2021
Study finds fragmented sleep patterns can predict vulnerability to chronic stress
These important findings have the potential to inform the development of sleep tests that can help identify who may be susceptible -- or resilient -- to future stress.
Dec 17, 2020
New guideline supports behavioral, psychological treatments for insomnia
Recommendations include use of cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia.
Dec 10, 2020
Obstructive sleep apnea puts a strain on the heart, too
Type and duration of individual respiratory events has an effect on heart rate and heart rate variability.
Nov 30, 2020
Researchers find how stress and the circadian clock affect sleep
The findings could lead to the development of new therapies for sleep disorders caused by stress or a disturbed circadian rhythm.
Nov 17, 2020
Sleep apnea may be risk factor for COVID-19
Connection between sleep apnea and COVID-19 confirmed by multiple studies.
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