AIM Specialty Health, a specialty benefits management subsidiary of WellPoint Inc, is working with 22 health plans, to manage the costs of sleep apnea testing, according to AIS Report.
Treatment for obstructive sleep apnea with CPAP or mandibular advancement devices (MADs) can lead to modest improvements in depressive symptoms, according to a study published by Marcus Povitz, Carmelle Bolo, and colleagues from University of Calgary, Canada, in this week’s PLOS Medicine.
A protein that stimulates the brain to awaken from sleep may be a target for preventing Alzheimer’s disease, a study by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggests.
Nightmares are a frequent symptom of narcolepsy, and lucid dreaming—being aware of the dream state while dreaming—is known to be effective in nightmare therapy.
Most Americans don’t get enough sleep. More and more employers are trying to help address that, reports The Atlantic Video.
Teens prescribed antianxiety or sleep medications may be up to 12 times more likely to abuse those drugs illegally than teens who have never received a prescription.
Karen Emslie tells NPR listeners about segmented sleep, which she says was the norm before electric lights were commonplace.
People with moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea may have an intrinsic inability to burn high amounts of oxygen during strenuous aerobic exercise, according to a new study led by researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine.
Baltimore Magazine publishes an in-depth story on how the consequences of poor sleep can go far beyond irritability, potentially driving significant physical health issues.
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