Sleep

Assimilation, Depression Associated With Sleep Duration Among Mexican Americans

August 1st 2022, 8:47pm

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A recent study found a potential link between assimilation and depression and sleep duration of Mexican Americans.

Dr Michael Thorpy: Shared Decision-Making Is Important for Managing Narcolepsy

July 29th 2022, 8:12pm

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Personalizing treatment for narcolepsy requires shared decision-making between patients and clinicians to understand the most important symptoms that need to be treated and the right therapy, said Michael Thorpy, MD, director of the Sleep-Wake Disorders Center at Montefiore Medical Center and professor of neurology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Apnea Hypopnea Index During REM Sleep Associated With Hypertension

July 26th 2022, 6:03pm

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This new study investigated a potential link found that apnea hypopnea index during the rapid eye movement (REM) sleep stage was associated with hypertension in patients with obstructive sleep apnea.

Obesity, Family History Potential Risk Factors of Pediatric OSA

July 18th 2022, 7:30pm

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A retrospective, single-center study found that obesity and family history were among several potential risk factors for pediatric obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).

Sleep Health Is Associated With Physical Frailty in Older Adults

July 11th 2022, 7:19pm

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A study found that having a better sleep health composite score was associated with a lower risk of physical frailty, with men and women possessing different risk factors.

Demographic Factors May Impact Sleep Difficulties in Adults

July 6th 2022, 7:42pm

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Almost 15% of US adults have trouble falling asleep, with difficulties varying across sociodemographic and geographic categories including age, family income, and urbanization level.

Dr John Winkelman Discusses Which Populations Are Most At Risk for Restless Leg Syndrome

July 2nd 2022, 5:12pm

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While prevalence of restless leg syndrome (RLS) increases with age, some kids may have it while presenting symptoms of growing pains, explained John Winkelman, MD, PhD, medical director, sleep disorders clinical research program, Massachusetts General Hospital.

Mental Health, Immunizations, Sleep Focus of Barriers in Prevention and High-Value Care

June 28th 2022, 7:32pm

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A panel held at the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions Leadership Summits focused on mental health, immunizations, and sleep when speaking about the barriers to prevention and high-value care in these areas of medical coverage.

Rhinomed CEO Explains How Snoring Affects Relationships

June 24th 2022, 4:15pm

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Snoring affects not only the person who is snoring, but their partners as well, said Michael Johnson, CEO of Rhinomed.

Sleep Duration Associated With Schizophrenia, Study Finds

June 22nd 2022, 4:05pm

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A Mendelian randomization study found that some sleep traits, including duration, were associated with a diagnosis of schizophrenia.