Sleep

Dr Krishna Sundar Differentiates Between Obstructive, Central Sleep Apnea

October 28th 2020, 12:00pm

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Much of the population experiences disordered breathing at night, explained Krishna M. Sundar, MD, clinical professor, Pulmonary Division, Department of Medicine, and medical director, Sleep-Wake Center, University of Utah.

Untreated Sleep Apnea Linked With Flu Hospitalization

October 26th 2020, 4:59pm

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Adults with obstructive sleep apnea who are not adherent to continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy were found to be more likely to be hospitalized with influenza than those who used CPAP.

Dr Susan Millard on the Choosing Wisely Campaign, Pediatric Sleep Recommendations

October 24th 2020, 2:00pm

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Aligned with recommendations published through the Choosing Wisely Campaign, pediatric sleep studies should be performed and interpreted according to pediatric, not adult, standards.

Study Finds Solriamfetol Effective, Safe as Treatment of Excessive Daytime Sleepiness

October 21st 2020, 9:22pm

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Solriamfetol was found to be efficacious and safe in the treatment of excessive daytime sleepiness in patients with narcolepsy and obstructive sleep apnea, according to study findings.

Inconsistent Sleep Linked With Inflammatory Dysfunction in Women

October 16th 2020, 4:00pm

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Inconsistent sleep was found to be significantly associated with inflammatory dysfunction, particularly in women, according to study findings.

US Study Examines Impact of Technology Use on Sleep Disorders

October 13th 2020, 8:00pm

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An analysis finds Americans who are under the age of 25, shift workers, and living in urban areas are more likely to have sleep disorders.

CPAP Therapy Found to Reduce CVD Risk in Patients With Prediabetes, OSA

October 8th 2020, 6:40pm

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CPAP treatment administered at night was found to lower daytime resting heart rates and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in patients with prediabetes who have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).

Evaluating Telemedicine in Pediatric Sleep Care

October 5th 2020, 6:08pm

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Telemedicine was indicated to provide complete and appropriate care for addressing pediatric sleep disorders such as insomnia and circadian rhythm disorders, whereas obstructive sleep apnea was better evaluated in office.

e-Cigarette Use Linked With Sleep Deprivation in Young Adults

October 1st 2020, 3:04pm

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Former e-cigarette users were found to be more likely to report sleep deprivation compared with never users, according to study findings.

What Can Improve Sleep Hygiene in Children, Adolescents?

September 28th 2020, 9:00pm

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In addressing sleep-related challenges prior to and influenced by the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic, researchers outline factors that contribute to optimal sleep hygiene among children and adolescents.