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Sleep Disorders

Obstructive sleep apnea in most kids with PH

May 18, 2022

New data from pediatric patients with pulmonary hypertension (PH) found that a majority is affected by obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), prompting investigators to suggest routine screening for OSA in th...

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...

Healthcare workers' sleep and mood disturbances during COVID-19 outbreak in an Iranian referral center.

Feb 15, 2021

This study aimed to assess the frequency of sleep and mood disturbances, and their association with COVID-like symptoms in healthcare workers (HCWs) with and without positive Coronavirus RT-PCR in a c...

Explosive Ordnance Disposal Personnel in the U.S. Military Have Higher Risk of Insomnia and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Large Retrospective Cohort Study.

Feb 15, 2021

We conducted a retrospective cohort study of the risk of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), affective disorders, alcohol/substance-related disorders, traumatic brain injury (TBI) and insomnia, amon...

Emergent academic skills growth in New Zealand pre-school children undergoing treatment for sleep disordered breathing: a case-control pilot study.

Feb 15, 2021

The main objective of this study was to explore the feasibility and treatment sensitivity of measures of preschool oral language and emergent literacy and numeracy for assessing developing skills of p...

Examining the Association Between Poor Sleep and Chronic Kidney Disease

Jan 15, 2021

Sleep apnea-associated hypoxia and very short sleep are linked with a higher moderate-to-severe chronic kidney disease (CKD) prevalence when compared with “normal” sleep, explains Chandra L. Jacks...

[Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children: A Team effort!]

Dec 31, 2020

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) in children, which has a multifactorial origin, can lead, if not treated, to severe medical complications, growth disturbances, behavioural changes and reduced quality of...

Drug-induced sleep endoscopy directed surgery improves polysomnography measures in overweight and obese children with obstructive sleep apnea.

Dec 31, 2020

Obstructive sleep apnea affects approximately 1-4% of all children, with increased prevalence amongst overweight and obese children.To assess the effects of drug-induced sleep endoscopy (DISE)-directe...

The Bidirectional Association Between Psoriasis & OSA

Dec 08, 2020

With psoriasis and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) sharing various comorbidities and having a common pathogenesis of inflammatory and immune imbalance, many studies have examined the association between...

CPAP vs. Standard Care for Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Sep 10, 2020

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a condition characterized by the narrowing of the airway, leading to a temporary breathing cut-off during sleep. The standard care for mild OSA is routinely using, but...

Sleep Apnea and Cardiovascular Events in ACS Patients

Sep 10, 2020

Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is a condition used to describe sudden, reduced blood flow to the heart. Though the prognosis of ACS has significantly improved, substantial morbidity and mortality remai...

The Bidirectional Association Between Psoriasis & OSA

Jun 22, 2020

With psoriasis and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) sharing various comorbidities and having a common pathogenesis of inflammatory and immune imbalance, many studies have examined the association between...

Cardiovascular Consequences of OSA Symptom Subtypes

May 16, 2020

For certain patient groups, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may be associated with cardiovascular disease. At present, physicians determine OSA severity by referring to the apnea-hypopnea index (AHI), w...

Nightly Hypoxia Does Not Seem to Lead to Otolith Dysfunction in Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea.

Apr 28, 2020

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common sleep disorder, which is associated with recurrent oxygen desaturation during sleep. It has already been shown that nocturnal hypoxia may lead to cochlear dys...

The Nonsurgical Sleep Medicine Physician Role in the Development of an Upper Airway Stimulation Program.

Apr 24, 2020

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common disorder in the US and other industrialized countries. Untreated OSA is associated with increased risk of coronary artery disease, cerebrovascular accidents, ...

Endocannabinoids and Stroke Prevention: Review of Clinical Studies.

Apr 24, 2020

The societal burden of ischemic stroke suggests a need for additional therapeutic categories in stroke prevention. Modulation of the endocannabinoid system (ECS) is a rational target for stroke preven...

Comparison of prevalence rates of restless legs syndrome, self-assessed risks of obstructive sleep apnea, and daytime sleepiness among patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), clinically isolated syndrome (CIS) and Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder (NMOSD).

Apr 12, 2020

Prevalence rates for restless legs syndrome (RLS) and risk of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) in individuals with Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder (NMOSD) and Clinically Isolated Syndrome (CIS) ar...

Comparative Safety and Effectiveness of Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass and Sleeve Gastrectomy in Obese Elder Patients: a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Apr 12, 2020

This study aimed to compare the safety and effectiveness of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) and sleeve gastrectomy (SG) in patients aged 60 years old or older.The available literature was searched fo...

Effectiveness of pediatric drug-induced sleep endoscopy for REM-predominant obstructive sleep apnea.

Apr 12, 2020

Because dexmedetomidine (DEX)-induced sedation mimics non-rapid eye movement (NREM) sleep, its utility in sedating children with REM-predominant disease is unclear. We sought to determine the effectiv...

Lung Recruitability Can Be Assessed at Bedside in COVID-19

Mar 30, 2020

Increased lung recruitability seen with alternating body position between supine and prone positioning (HealthDay News) -- Lung recruitability can be assessed at bedside in mechanically ventilate...