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Sleep Disorders

Prevalence and Profile of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Patients with Interstitial Lung Diseases of North India.

May 23, 2022

The OSA is commonly found in ILD with overall incidence varying from 17 to 88 %. The morbidity and mortality of OSA are high when it occurs with chronic respiratory diseases like ILD. There is lack of...

Profile of individuals with low back pain and factors defining chronicity of pain: a population-based study in Ethiopia.

May 16, 2022

Low back pain (LBP) is the most prevalent public health problem globally, second only to headaches in the ranking of painful disorders that affect human beings. However, evidence about the profile of ...

Maintaining Implementation through Dynamic Adaptations (MIDAS): protocol for a cluster-randomized trial of implementation strategies to optimize and sustain use of evidence-based practices in Veteran Health Administration (VHA) patients.

May 16, 2022

The adoption and sustainment of evidence-based practices (EBPs) is a challenge within many healthcare systems, especially in settings that have already strived but failed to achieve longer-term goals....

Association of air pollution exposure with low arousal threshold obstructive sleep apnea: A cross-sectional study in Taipei, Taiwan.

May 09, 2022

Emerging evidence witnesses the association of air pollution exposure with sleep disorders or the risk of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA); however, the results are not consistent. OSA patients with or w...

AKT inhibition in the central nervous system induces signaling defects resulting in psychiatric symptomatology.

May 09, 2022

Changes in the expression and activity of the AKT oncogene play an important role in psychiatric disease. We present translational data assessing the role of AKT in psychiatric symptoms.(1) We assesse...

Systematic review of sleep and sleep disorders among prostate cancer patients and caregivers: a call to action for using validated sleep assessments during prostate cancer care.

May 02, 2022

To examine the impact of prostate cancer (PCa) on sleep health for patients and caregivers. We hypothesized that sleep disturbances and poor sleep quality would be prevalent among patients with PCa an...

How to improve the long-term quality of life, insomnia, and depression of survivors 10 years after the Wenchuan earthquake? A network analysis.

May 02, 2022

Previous studies have found a negative effect of depression and insomnia on the psychological health domain of quality of life (QOL) among earthquake survivors. However, little is known about the symp...

Treatment options in obstructive sleep apnea.

Apr 25, 2022

Treatment of OSA with CPAP is currently the recommended treatment and has the greatest evidence of efficacy on AHI, symptoms and comorbidities. Symptomatic patients with moderate-severe OSA generally ...

Frequency of use and preferences for information and communication technologies in patients with sleep apnea: A multicenter, multinational, observational cross-sectional survey study.

Apr 18, 2022

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a condition characterized by repeated episodes of partial or complete obstruction of the upper airway during sleep. An accessible method to facilitate self-management ...

Improving Bed Utilization in a Cohort of Bariatric Surgical Patients Using a Perioperative Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment and Bed Triage Protocol.

Apr 11, 2022

Postoperative bariatric management often includes high-intensity monitoring for respiratory complications since > 70% of patients have obstructive sleep apnea. Given the increasing number of ba...

Efficacy and safety of Wuling capsule for insomnia disorder: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

Apr 11, 2022

Wuling capsule has been used in treatment of insomnia disorder in China for decades, but the reported treatment efficacy of different studies was not consistent. This study intended to evaluate the ef...

Sleep Dysfunction and Grey Matter Volume.

Apr 04, 2022

With the voxel-based morphometry (VBM), structural imaging studies turned into new directions aiming to explore neurological disorders differently. This approach helps identify possible pathophysiolog...

Adverse childhood experiences and sleep difficulties among young adult college students.

Apr 04, 2022

Although adverse childhood experiences (traumatic events such as maltreatment and household dysfunction) are associated with increased risk for sleep difficulties among adults, the association between...

White matter alterations in heart-kidney imbalance insomnia and Jiao-Tai-Wan treatment: A diffusion-tensor imaging study.

Mar 28, 2022

Previous studies have reported changes in white matter microstructures in patients with insomnia. However, few neuroimaging studies have focused specifically on white matter tracts in insomnia patient...

Multidimensional assessment and cluster analysis for OSA phenotyping.

Mar 28, 2022

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a heterogeneous disease with varying phenotype. A cluster analysis based on multidimensional disease characteristics, including symptom, anthropometry, polysomnography...

Hypnotic and Melatonin/Melatonin-Receptor Agonist Treatment in Bipolar Disorder: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Mar 21, 2022

Bipolar disorder (BD) is a chronic relapsing-remitting psychiatric disorder. Sleep and circadian rhythm disturbances persist during acute mood episodes of the disorder and during euthymia. However, th...

The relation of dietary components with severity of obstructive sleep apnea in Cypriot patients: A randomized, stratified epidemiological study.

Mar 14, 2022

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is considered a public health problem and its prevalence is increasing at an epidemic rate. The aim of this study was to examine whether individual nutrients (macronutrie...

Efficacy and safety of lurasidone in schizophrenia: pooled analysis of European results from double-blind, placebo-controlled 6-week studies.

Mar 14, 2022

The objective of this study is to confirm the efficacy and safety of lurasidone in the acute treatment of schizophrenia in European patients. Data were pooled from three studies of patients randomized...

Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Hypertension: Updates to a Critical Relationship.

Mar 07, 2022

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is an underdiagnosed illness linked to essential hypertension (HTN), resistant hypertension (r-HTN), and cardiovascular disease (CVD). This review provides updates on the...

Understanding the Impact of Stimulants on Sleep in ADHD: Evidence from Systematic Assessment of Sleep in Adults.

Mar 07, 2022

Stimulants are widely prescribed to manage attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adults. Stimulants promote wakefulness and can produce insomnia side effects. We hypothesized that systema...