Sleep Disorders News


Apr 13, 2020
Researchers uncover importance of aligning biological clock with day-night cycles
Bacterial model shows DNA incorporation depends on the peaks and valleys of circadian rhythms.
Mar 31, 2020
Position statement highlights importance of sleep for physician self-care
Position statement calls for more research exploring sleep disruption, sleep deprivation and circadian misalignment in physician burnout.
Mar 18, 2020
Getting too little—or too much—sleep may be bad for the heart
Clocking 7 or 8 hours of shut eye a night seems to be sweet spot for heart health.
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.
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