Sleep

CVS Health's Theresa Juday on Payer Investment in CBT for Insomnia

October 28th 2021, 1:00pm

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Theresa Juday, RPh, director, Specialty Product Development, CVS Health, discusses how payer interest in the use of cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia has grown in recent years.

Cataplexy, Sleep Latency in Narcolepsy May Improve With Nightly Sodium Oxybate

October 23rd 2021, 5:00pm

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Two abstracts presented at the CHEST Annual Meeting 2021 showed that patients with narcolepsy treated with once-nightly sodium oxybate, FT218, vs placebo exhibited significant improvements in sleep latency and cataplexy.

Dr Daniel Greer on Prevalence, Impact of Chronic Insomnia

October 21st 2021, 7:30pm

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Daniel Greer, PharmD, BCPP, clinical assistant professor, Rutgers Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, discusses the incidence and long-term implications of chronic insomnia.

Increased Risk of Myocardial Infarction Linked With Late Weekday Sleeping Patterns

October 16th 2021, 6:00pm

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Older individuals with a weekday bedtime later than midnight were associated with a greater risk of myocardial infarction. No elevated risks were observed according to weekend bedtimes.

Poor Sleep Quality Linked With Incidence of Mental Disorders in Large Study

October 14th 2021, 1:00pm

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Wearable accelerometer data from over 89,000 participants indicated that people with a mental illness diagnosis were more likely to have poor sleep quality than the general population.

Observation After Adenotonsillectomy Recommended for Patients With Extreme Pediatric OSA

October 8th 2021, 3:00pm

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Pediatric patients with extreme obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may have a higher risk of needing respiratory support after undergoing corrective adenotonsillectomy, warranting the need for postoperative observation in these populations.

Study Finds Significant Link Between Obstructive Sleep Apnea, White Matter Hyperintensities

October 5th 2021, 3:00pm

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Patients with obstuctive sleep apnea were found to be significantly more likely to have brain white matter hyperintensities, lesions known to signal brain aging and potential risk of Alzheimer disease.

Study Suggests Diet Could Mediate Link Between Sleep Quality, Obesity in Women

October 2nd 2021, 3:00pm

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Women with poor sleep quality were found to be at more than 2 times greater risk of obesity, with this association occurring only in those who did not meet recommended dietary standards.

Shorter Sleep Duration, Smoking More Prominent in Caregivers

September 30th 2021, 3:00pm

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Chronic disease caregivers are more likely to report both risky and health-promoting behaviors than noncaregivers, according to a new study.

Emerging Trends in Sleep: Student Sleep Health Week, Sleep Duration and Alzheimer Disease Pathology, and More

September 23rd 2021, 5:00pm

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A roundup of the latest news in sleep research reported across MJH Life Sciences™.