A Bel Marra Health report examines the connection between fibromyalgia and sleep disorders such as insomnia and restless legs syndrome.
A Healio news report examines the importance of sleep, rest, and optimal health for physicians and healthcare professionals.
Stimulant medications for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder cause sleep problems among the children who take them, a study from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) concludes.
Inspire Apnea Implant
Inspire Medical Systems Inc this month announced the results of a landmark long-term clinical study for its Inspire Upper Airway Stimulation (UAS) System, the first FDA-approved implantable neurostimulation treatment for people diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).
narcolepsy patient
Two professors at Japan's International Institute for Integrative Sleep Medicine (WPI-IIIS) at the University of Tsukuba have developed a potent compound that promotes wakefulness and remedies narcolepsy in model animals.
drowsy driving
A new position statement from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) warns that drowsy driving is a serious public health concern requiring greater public awareness and increased efforts to improve preventive education.
narcolepsy registry
PatientCrossroads recently launched the NEXUS Narcolepsy Registry, which is designed to describe the course of disease and treatment over time as well as to quantify the impact of narcolepsy on patients’ quality of life, daily functioning, productivity, and healthcare resource utilization.
A writer for The Good Men Project believes if he could have known what we know now about sleeping better, his father could have had a better chance of living longer.
"Sundowning" is used to describe erratic nighttime behavior but there is little scientific consensus as to exactly what it is, reports WBUR.
A recently published study in the Journal of Glaucoma shows that obstructive sleep apnea may be a risk factor for glaucoma, as reported by Healio.
A study has shown that partners who sleep on the right side of the bed are more likely to be grumpy in the morning, according to the Mirror.
From increasing the risk of Alzheimer's disease to a sleep hangover, a Bustle report details the possible risks of sleeping in on the weekend.
A report from Harvard Medical School reveals that people who get too much or too little sleep are more likely to show early signs of heart disease.
A Reuters news report indicates that there may be possible drawbacks to allowing your pet to sleep with you, including disrupted sleep.
A research review suggests that patients with sleep apnea who are tired during the day because they can’t wear a CPAP mask all night to keep their airways open may be able to reduce daytime sleepiness by using a dental device instead, Reuters reports.
Experts in Colorado say screen time with television and video games could be making sleep disorders like night terrors worse in children, reports ABC7.
A meta-analysis of dozens of studies of traditional Chinese medicine and other nonpharmacological interventions meant to improve patients’ quality of life affirms that these approaches, on the whole, help alleviate insomnia, depression, fatigue, pain, anxiety, and gastrointestinal problems in Chinese cancer patients.
social jet lag
Monday mornings could be harmful to your health. Even routine sleep changes such as waking up early for work during the week may raise the risk of developing metabolic problems such as diabetes and heart disease, according to a study.
According to US News & World Report, sleep is essential in a runner's training plan and can help improve performance.
Although the severity of obstructive sleep apnea is one of the risk factors for erectile dysfunction, the depression is likely to have a bigger impact, reports Reuters.