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Obstructive Sleep Apnea Risk Treatment & Dementia Risk

May 21, 2021

“Although a growing body of research suggests that obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common, yet undiagnosed, risk factor for cognition impairment in older adults, few studies have examined whether...

Insomnia Interventions in the Workplace: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Sep 07, 2020

The aim of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to identify and evaluate the impact of interventions to improve or reduce insomnia in the workforce through randomized clinical trials. Followin...

Video Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia in Cancer Patients : A Cost-Effective Alternative.

Aug 27, 2020

Despite its high prevalence, cancer-related insomnia typically remains untreated because of a lack of access to cognitive-behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I), the treatment of choice for this cond...

SLEEP: The Newer Kids on the Sleep Block. Orexin inhibitors show better results

Aug 20, 2020

When getting to sleep becomes a problem, people will often take their complaints to doctors, seeking help — and now clinicians have additional weapons aside from zolpidem and benzodiazepines for pat...

SLEEP: Getting to Sleep Without Meds: Behavioral Therapy Can Work, But No Availability

Aug 20, 2020

Russell Rosenberg, PhD, spends much of his work in researching new drugs that can help people get to sleep, but the sleep specialist who runs the consulting organization NeuroTrials Research in Atlant...

SLEEP: Women More Likely to Have Insomnia With Age Comes Sleepless Nights

Aug 20, 2020

Clinically defined insomnia occurs in about 10% of the population of the United States, and more frequently it is women who bring the complaint to their doctor’s attention, researchers suggest. ...

SLEEP: Over-the-Counter Meds Plentiful, But None Show Benefit Over Placebo

Aug 20, 2020

Many people have over-the-counter suggestions to address insomnia, and rarely are any of those suggestions going to result in good, long-term sleep. “The bottom line is that there is no effective...

SLEEP: Many People Losing Sleep over Covid-19. Pandemic Drives Sleepless Nights

Aug 20, 2020

As the Covid-19 pandemic, unfettered by coherent government action, rolls across the United States, the impact of the disease on a good night’s sleep bothers both those who have to battle the contag...

SLEEP: Obvious and Not So Obvious Bad Habits

Aug 20, 2020

There is a time for every purpose, even sleep. Make a schedule. Getting a good night’s sleep is essential to good health, yet despite being one of the most powerful biological drives, people can ...

SLEEP: Patients Misperception on Insomnia, Poor Sleep, and Sleep Deprivation

Aug 20, 2020

“I slept terribly last night. I think I have insomnia.” Well, if it was just one bad night in a month, it’s unlikely to be insomnia, experts in sleep medicine say, even though the “one bad ...

SLEEP: Daily Activities Influence Good Sleep Hygiene

Aug 20, 2020

Patients must pay attention to how they spend their day The things you do in the day while you are awake and pursuing the activities of daily living are the things that are going to let you get a g...

Natural History of Insomnia Symptoms in the Transition from Childhood to Adolescence: Population Rates, Health Disparities and Risk Factors.

Aug 17, 2020

To determine the sociodemographic, behavioral, and clinical risk factors associated with the persistence, remission, and incidence of insomnia symptoms in the transition from childhood to adolescence....