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?
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.