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August 29, 2016

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August 29, 2016

Study Suggests Ways to Block Hypertension in Those With Sleep Apnea

Aug. 16, 2016 — Suppressing hydrogen sulfide production in the carotid body may block the hypertension associated with sleep ... read more

Economic Burden of Undiagnosed Sleep Apnea in US Is Nearly $150 Billion Per Year

Aug. 8, 2016 — A new analysis has been published that reveals the staggering cost of undiagnosed obstructive sleep apnea. The new work summarizes the results of an online survey completed by patients currently ... read more

July 22, 2016 — Scientists have successfully measured the eye pressure of sleeping patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome for the first time, finding an unexpected correlation with ... read more

July 22, 2016 — Children who experience inadequate or disrupted sleep are more likely to develop depression and anxiety disorders later in life according to recent research. The study seeks to determine the precise ... read more

Prevalence of Diagnosed Sleep Disorders Has Risen Among US Veterans

July 15, 2016 — A new study found a six-fold increase in the age-adjusted prevalence of any sleep disorder diagnosis over an 11-year period among US veterans. The largest increases were identified in patients with ... read more

July 14, 2016 — Preschoolers who are regularly tucked into bed by 8 p.m. are far less likely to become obese teenagers than young children who go to sleep later in the evening, new research has found. Bedtimes after ... read more

Acupressure Reduced Fatigue in Breast Cancer Survivors

July 7, 2016 — Acupressure helped reduce persistent fatigue in women who had been treated for breast cancer, a new study finds. Fatigue is one of the most common long-term effects of breast cancer treatment. About ... read more

Poor Sleep Health Could Contribute to Inflammatory Disease

July 6, 2016 — Sleep disturbances and long sleep duration are associated with increases in markers of inflammation, a new meta-analysis reports. Common sleep disturbances, such as insomnia, have been associated ... read more

Both Limited, Excess Sleep May Raise Diabetes Risk in Men

June 29, 2016 — Men who sleep either fewer or more hours than average may face a greater risk of developing diabetes, according to a new ... read more

Educating Parents on Healthy Infant Sleep Habits May Help Prevent Obesity

June 29, 2016 — Teaching parents bedtime techniques to encourage healthy sleep habits in their infants may help prevent obesity, according to researchers. Strong links exist between inadequate sleep and childhood ... read more

Depression, Adverse Childhood Events and Sleep Disturbances Linked to Changes in the Immune System

June 20, 2016 — Adverse childhood experiences and sleep disturbances interfere with immune system regulation, shows research. These changes were observed in a population that already carried a significant burden of ... read more

Sleep Disorders May Predict Heart Events After Angioplasty

June 15, 2016 — People who have had procedures to open blocked heart arteries after acute coronary syndrome (ACS) may have a higher risk of death, heart failure, heart attack and stroke if they have sleep disorders, ... read more

Adolescent Sleep Duration Is Associated With Daytime Mood

June 15, 2016 — A new study of adolescents suggests that obtaining an insufficient amount of sleep increases variability in sadness, anger, energy and feelings of sleepiness. The study also showed that nightly ... read more

Childhood Abuse, Parental Death and Divorce Are Linked to Adult Insomnia Symptoms

June 14, 2016 — Child abuse, parental divorce and parental death, where shown to be associated with higher rates of adult insomnia. Mild insomnia was uniquely predicted by childhood abuse and divorce, and ... read more

Alcohol Dependent Individuals Show Greater Risk of Suicide in Evening Hours

June 14, 2016 — A new study found that there is a circadian pattern of peak and nadir in the incidence of suicides committed in alcohol dependent ... read more

NFL, NBA, and NHL Teams Have a Disadvantage When Traveling West

June 14, 2016 — A new study found that the NFL, NBA and NHL teams traveling from west to east had a higher winning percentage compared to teams traveling in the opposite ... read more

Possible Missing Link Between Sleep and Improved Memory

June 14, 2016 — A team of sleep researchers has found that the autonomic nervous system, which is responsible for control of bodily functions not consciously directed (such as breathing, heartbeat, and digestive ... read more

Sleepiness and Fatigue Linked to Brain Atrophy in Cognitively Normal Elderly

June 14, 2016 — A new study found that normal older adults who experience excessive sleepiness during the day or significant fatigue may have more brain atrophy than expected for their age, particularly in areas of ... read more

Nighttime Sleep-Aid Helps People Experiencing Occasional Sleeplessness, Study Suggests

June 14, 2016 — New research shows that an over-the-counter sleep aid helps people suffering from occasional sleep difficulties fall asleep in less than 20 minutes, on average, and improves their reported quality of ... read more

In MS, Can Better Sleep Improve Cognition?

June 13, 2016 — People with multiple sclerosis often have trouble with memory, attention and mental processing. New research shows some of these issues could stem from sleep ... read more

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