Findings published in 2020 suggest that irregular sleep schedules may increase CVD risk independent of sleep quality or duration.
Almost one-quarter of adults sleep less than 7 hours on workdays.
To reduce benzodiazepine use postoperatively in older adults, researchers examined the effects of using melatonin instead.
Other factors, such as BMI, anxiety, depression, and severity of hot flashes may explain the association in perimenopausal women.
Problems with sleep, attention seen at age 3 years in children exposed to acetaminophen in utero.
Researchers studied the prevalence of sleep disorders, such as obstructive sleep apnea, restless legs syndrome, and short sleep, among patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
Sleep disturbances during adolescence predict increased ADHD symptoms years later.
The researchers found that after full adjustments, including obesity, there were significant associations seen for late bedtime, snoring, and daytime napping for over 30 minutes with increased risks of MAFLD.
Researchers assessed the percentages of REM and Stage 3 sleep, controlling for age and sleep medication use.
Previous studies have found that perinatal women have had detriments to sleep and depression during the pandemic; however, all studies to date in the perinatal setting have lacked a comparator group, so robust conclusions about the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic have not been elucidated.
Investigators sought to further understand the link between cognitive dysfunction and disturbed sleep in patients with schizophrenia and determine future sleep interventions to improve functioning and disability.
Researchers found that after adjustment for all confounding variables, increasing Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index scores were associated with an increased risk for exacerbation.
Highlights from SLEEP 2022 include predictors of nurses’ nightmares, insomnia treatment, hypersomnolence and depression in women, and sleep issues in ADHD.
Researchers sought to compare the efficacy of a standard version of an internet-delivered CBT-I program, a culturally tailored version, and a sleep education control at improving insomnia symptoms.
In a retrospective, systematic review, researchers assessed the effectiveness and safety profile of Wuling for the treatment of insomnia.
In a systematic review and meta-analysis, researchers compared and evaluated the effect differences of multiple acupuncture therapies for patients with primary insomnia.
Apps for detecting sleep apnea are increasingly popular, but are they effective — and is the data they generate relevant for clinicians?
In pregnant women with BMI ≥27 kg/m², respiratory event index and oxygen desaturation index linked to HOMA-IR.
Approximately 5% to 10% of shift workers, including many health care professionals, have shift work disorder, a circadian sleep-wake cycle disorder defined by poor quality sleep.
Do patients with COVID-19 and obstructive sleep apnea have a worse prognosis than those without OSA?