Patient Survey Data Shows Negative Impact of Nocturia

New patient survey data presented at the European Association of Urology (EAU 14) congress shows that nocturia (waking to void one or more times a night followed by sleep) has a strong negative impact on utility, work productivity, and health-related quality of life (HRQL).

Studies Highlight Insomnia-Depression Link

Clinical Psychiatry News reports on Dr Donna M. Sudak, professor and director of the psychotherapy training program at Drexel University, Philadelphia, said during a premeeting workshop on high-yield brief CBT at the annual meeting of the American College of Psychiatrists.

Remarkable Similarities in SIDS and Asphyxia Cases

Telltale signs in the brains of babies who have died of SIDS are remarkably similar to those of children who died of accidental asphyxiation, according to researchers at the University of Adelaide’s School of Medical Sciences.

Limiting Screen Time Improves Sleep, Academics, Behavior

Children get more sleep, do better in school, behave better, and see other health benefits when parents limit content and the amount of time their children spend on the computer or in front of the TV. These are the findings of a new study, published in JAMA Pediatrics.

What Nightmares Reveal About Health

The UK’s Daily Mail recently published a fascinating article about nightmares may say about a person’s health, from revealing that a child is being bullied to warning signs of an impending illness to being linked to obstructive sleep apnea.

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Narcolepsy’s New Names

The ICSD-3 provides new terminology, classifications, and diagnoses for this disorder that’s characterized by daily periods of irrepressible need to sleep or daytime lapses into sleep.