Also, risks for total, ischemic, hemorrhagic stroke increased with poor vs good sleep quality.
Even after long-term continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) use, intensive telemedicine support can be used to help optimize CPAP adherence in patients with obstructive sleep apnea.
Earlier this year, investigation revealed inclined sleepers linked to dozens of infant deaths.
Sleep deprivation has more far-reaching effects on cognitive function than previously thought.
Epidemiologic data indicate that shorter sleep duration (≤5 hours per night) is associated with lower bone mineral density in postmenopausal women.
Less than half of US children have sufficient sleep, which is positively associated with several individual markers and a combined marker of flourishing.
Receipt of provider advice on safe sleep practices varies but is associated with increased practice use.
Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) may reduce the incidence of insomnia symptoms in adolescents, according to study data presented at the 2019 World Sleep Congress.
Investigators sought to determine the mental health needs of evacuees of devastating wildfires in Canada and to distribute evidence-based tools to promote resilience.
Researchers assessed the impact of a 30- or 90-minute nap on individuals with major depressive disorder.
Late chronotype and daytime sleepiness are associated with unhealthy life habits, including consumption of alcohol and caffeinated beverages and smoking high school students.
Odds of short sleep duration increased in 2018 with adjustment for demographic, occupational characteristics.
The FDA has rejected the supplemental New Drug Application for Hetlioz (tasimelteon; Vanda Pharmaceuticals) for the treatment of jet lag disorder.
Children who meet sleep and recreational screen time recommendations have lower impulsivity.
However, sleep disorder does not lessen the impact of pain intensity, disability on health care utilization.
In large trial and literature review, benefit seen for depression but not anxiety symptoms.
Odds higher in 2 cross-sectional, prospective analyses after adjustment for sleep-related factors.
Stimulus control and sleep restriction therapy more effective than multiple-component treatments.
Increased odds ratios for cancer observed in different categories of OSA for women, not men.
Patients with untreated obstructive sleep apnea have been shown to have numerous cognitive disturbances, which can lead to poor work performance, work errors, and poor quality of life.