Sleep Disorders News


Feb 18, 2020
The skinny on why poor sleep may increase heart risk in women
Findings provide new insight into how poor sleep quality can increase the risk of heart disease and obesity and points to possible interventions for improving women's heart health.
Feb 13, 2020
Sleep problems in children, teens with autism are focus of new AAN guideline
Guideline issued to help families, neurologists, and other healthcare providers make decisions on the best treatments for sleep problems in children and teens with autism.
Jan 17, 2020
Sleep linked to language skills in neurodevelopmental disorders
Study is first to examine relationship among children with Down syndrome, Fragile X syndrome, and Williams syndrome.
Jan 10, 2020
Losing tongue fat improves sleep apnea
Study suggests the tongue could be a new target for treating the common sleep disorder.
Dec 11, 2019
Skipping one night of sleep may leave insomniacs twice as impaired
Study suggests that even with a few hours of sleep deprivation, those with sleep-onset insomnia may be much more impaired than those who normally sleep well at night.
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.
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