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February 19th 2024
A new study found non-hospitalized COVID-19 survivors from a Vietnam general population had a 76.1% prevalence of insomnia, with 22.8% of respondents with insomnia scoring for severe insomnia.
A new study found patients who scored high on the Insomnia Severity Index questionnaire had a longer hospital stay length, increased risk of 30-day readmission, and increased risk of 30-day emergency department or urgent care visits.
Late shift work is associated with sleep disorders the most for females, the age group <30 years old, people who live alone or with roommates, have only up to an elementary or secondary education, and people who work the night shift.
Depression is linked with an increased incidence of multiple nonoverlapping physical conditions requiring hospital treatment, including endocrine, musculoskeletal, and vascular diseases.
Investigators designed an algorithm with high diagnostic accuracy to reduce unnecessary polysomnography examinations and optimize the identification of participants with iRBD.
In patients hospitalized with acute coronary syndrome and metabolic syndrome, obstructive sleep apnea was associated with an increased risk of major adverse cardiovascular and cerebrovascular events in women, but not in men.
Results show ISR is a promising behavioral treatment for insomnia, which can reduce sleep latency, increase total sleep time as well as sleep efficiency, and may serve as an alternative to traditional treatments.
A new study has found individuals with depression and insomnia show significantly less activity in the prefrontal cortex during verbal fluency tests, suggesting that sleep quality is an important indicator in fNIRS screening.