Sleep Disorders News


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.
Jun 24, 2019
Study ties poor sleep to reduced memory performance in older adults
Study finds that variability in night-to-night sleep time and reduced sleep quality adversely affect the ability of older adults to recall information about past events.
Jun 11, 2019
Cognitive behavioral therapy delivered by telemedicine is effective for insomnia
Telemedicine is as effective as face-to-face delivery of insomnia therapy.
May 20, 2019
Sleep problems in teenagers reversed in just one week by limiting screen use
Limiting exposure to blue-light emitting devices in the evening can improve sleep quality and reduce symptoms of fatigue, lack of concentration, and bad mood.
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.
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