August and September 2021 FDA drug approvals include treatments for tick-borne encephalitis, idiopathic hypersomnia, schizophrenia, and atopic dermatitis.
Researchers summarized the reciprocal interaction between sleep and liver diseases, including cirrhosis, and investigated potential approaches for therapeutic interventions.
Higher Children’s Sleep Habits Questionnaire total score correlated with higher frequency of severe attacks, lower drug efficacy.
Main risk factor for OSA in childhood is obesity; families and health care professionals should be counseled regarding this link.
The researchers investigated the phenotypic and etiological associations between ADHD and a wide range of physical health conditions across adulthood.
Experts Younghoon Kwon, MD, MS, FACC, and Richard J Castriotta, MD, FCCP, FAASM, discuss the connections between obstructive sleep apnea and sudden cardiac death.
Fatigue resulting from insufficient sleep can negatively affect cumulative daytime performance and hamper adequate patient care.
The researchers examined the links between pediatric obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and elevated blood pressure and OSA’s orthostatic reactivity in adolescence.
The VA/DoD clinical practice guideline offers a paradigm shift for treating veterans with chronic insomnia or obstructive sleep apnea.
A survey of health care providers found a lack of knowledge on idiopathic hypersomnia (IH) among physicians, and that the disorder is often misdiagnosed. We spoke with Richard Bogan, MD, FCCP, FAASM, associate clinical professor at the University of the South Carolina School of Medicine about IH and criteria for diagnosing this sleep disorder.
The patient, who had suffered a traumatic brain injury approximately 8 months prior, presented to the emergency department complaining of increasing dizziness as well as sleepwalking frequency.
Solriamfetol, a dopamine-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor, improves excessive daytime sleepiness in OSA regardless of primary OSA therapy adherence.
While there has recently been a surge in research regarding the complex relationship between sleep and epilepsy, there still remain gaps in knowledge that must be addressed.
This cross-sectional study of data from the Health and Retirement Study examines the relationships among different types of activities and insomnia symptoms in older adults in the United States.
Veterans with traumatic brain injury (TBI) are at increased risk for developing sleep disorders, according to a recent study.
There may be increased hospitalization risk from influenza infection in patients with obstructive sleep apnea who do not use continuous positive airway pressure.
A systematic scoping review examines the literature about the influence of sleep disorders and disturbance on pain outcomes among US veterans with chronic nonmalignant pain.
The eXciteOSA device is used while the individual is awake and provides electrical muscle stimulation through a mouthpiece that sits around the tongue.
Afternoon napping is associated with better cognitive function in older adults, according to a study published in General Psychiatry.
Deborah Dunn, EdD, MSN, GNP-BC, ACNS-BC, GS-C, highlights recent findings that underscore the benefits of reducing sedentary time for older adults.