Yes, PAP devices can be used in the pediatric population. A sleep medicine expert shares important information on implementation, titration, and maximizing outcomes.
Avram R. Gold, MD, links sleep-disordered breathing to functional somatic syndromes and anxiety disorders via an out of the box paradigm. The iconoclast posits a connection via hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis activation, a theory that moves away from commonly held beliefs.
The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation awarded its 2015 Freedman Prize for Exceptional Basic Research to Michael M. Halassa, MD, PhD, assistant professor at the New York University Neuroscience Institute with appointments in Neuroscience and Physiology, Psychiatry and the Center for Neural Science.
Written (in English) by Kazuo Tsubota, MD, a professor and ophthalmologist at Japan's Keio University School of Medicine, the e-book Blue Light Hazard discusses the circadian rhythm threats posed by blue light from devices such as smart phones and electronic tablets.
Men over 65 are twice as likely to fall after taking anticholinergic class of drug, reports The Daily Mail.
Strong growth in Jazz Pharmaceuticals' narcolepsy drug Xyrem makes The Motley Fool believe the good times will continue to roll.
Researchers find acupuncture combined with herbal medicine effective for the treatment of insomnia, reports HealthCMi.
The Business Insider shares the various facts and figures about sleep gleaned from fitness and sleep trackers.
A team of scientists has linked changes in the structure of a handful of central brain neurons to understanding how animals adjust to changing seasons. Its findings enhance our understanding of the mechanisms vital to the regulation of our circadian system.
Two dentists from the joint AASM-AADSM task force discuss the updated guideline for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea and snoring with oral appliance therapy.
A new study finds a strong relationship between self-harm and sleep problems, as reported by News Medical.
A new study suggests that improving sleep quality may help ease the pain of osteoarthritis, as reported by Health Day.
A report from the University of Oxford discusses the new Oxford Online Programme in Sleep Medicine intended for active medical professionals with an interest in sleep disorders.
Torax Medical Inc this week announced the release of new data from the University of Southern California (USC), Keck Medical Center, an institution with expertise in diagnosis and treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
A study conducted by Erasmus MC and the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment shows that prolonged disruption of the biological clock increases the risk of breast cancer.
Healthcare mergers and acquisitions advisory firm Vertess announced this month the closing of two acquisitions by Patient Home Monitoring (PHM).
A sleep apnea patient blogs on WorkersCompensation.com about his difficulty in getting a second CPAP just for travel because it requires a prescription, which he's having trouble getting because his diagnosis records from 12 years ago aren't available.
Pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) treatment could be a valuable addition to comprehensive therapy in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) syndrome, according to a study.
New research suggests that insomnia and psychosocial factors can impact quality of life in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators, according to Medscape.
Participants in a long-term study who had coronary heart disease and sleep apnea had lower rates of recurrent cardiac events.