Sleep

Parent-Set Technology Limits May Protect Adolescent Sleep, According to Study

May 17th 2022, 8:14pm

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A recent study found that limits on technology set by parents may play an important part in adolescent sleep.

Video Instruction Just as Effective as In-person for OSA Test, Study Finds

May 11th 2022, 5:51pm

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A randomized, double-blind study found that there was no difference in the recording quality of a home sleep apnea test between patients given in-person instruction vs video instruction, which is an important step in telemedicine diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).

Study Identifies Sleep Length Associated With Lowest Mortality Rate in Patients With T2D

May 4th 2022, 5:10pm

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A recent study found a J-shaped association between sleep duration and mortality in people with type 2 diabetes (T2D), with a length of 5 to 7 hours associated with the lowest risk of mortality.

What We're Reading: Abortion Rights in Question; Opioid Settlement Reached; Optimal Sleep in Middle Age

May 3rd 2022, 2:56pm

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The Supreme Court may vote to overturn abortion rights; Washington state reaches a $518 million settlement with 3 opioid distributors; a new study finds 7 hours of sleep is the optimal total for people of middle and old ages.

Study Finds Inflammatory Parameters Higher in Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea After CPAP

May 3rd 2022, 2:14pm

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A recent study found that inflammatory parameters were reduced in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome after using continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment.

Sleep Duration, Consistency May Be Risk Factors for Adverse Mental Health

April 26th 2022, 4:52pm

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A new study has found that sleep duration and consistency during the COVID-19 pandemic were potential risk factors for decreased mental wellness.

Review Finds Periodontitis Associated With OSA

April 19th 2022, 2:53pm

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A recent review found that periodontitis is associated with mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).

Chronotype in ADHD Associated With Behavioral Problems, Study Finds

April 13th 2022, 11:23am

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A recent study found that behavioral problems in adolescents with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) were associated with chronotype, a person’s circadian preference.

LMOD3 Gene Variant Identified in Hypersomnolence Case With Potential Kleine-Levin Syndrome

April 10th 2022, 3:16pm

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Kleine-Levin syndrome is rare and difficult to diagnose, especially when symptoms are atypical. Recent research points to LMOD3 variations as a potential diagnostic marker if confirmed by further research.

Study Highlights Racial Disparities in Optimal Sleep Duration

April 8th 2022, 3:14pm

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A recent study found that Black individuals were more likely to have short and long sleep duration than their White and Hispanic counterparts.