Sleep

Sleep Duration Linked to Cognitive Decline for Geriatric Individuals

September 22, 2020

Those who slept more than 10 hours or less than 4 hours per night declined faster than those who slept about 7 hours per night.

Empagliflozin Improves CV Outcomes in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea

September 01, 2020

Investigators report on a post-hoc analysis of the EMPA-REG OUTCOME trial that assesses the efficacy of the SGLT-2 inhibitor in patients with obstructive sleep apnea.

Traumatic Brain Injuries Linked to Sleep, Fatigue Problems

August 25, 2020

Approximately 50% of patients with a mTBI who experience fatigue or sleep-wake disturbances 2 weeks following the injury continue to have problems at the 3 month mark.

FDA Approves New Cataplexy and Daytime Sleepiness Treatment for Narcolepsy

July 22, 2020

The approval represents the second approved treatment of the conditions associated with narcolepsy patients at least 7 years old.

Telemedicine and Face-to-Face CBT Both Effective Treating Insomnia

July 21, 2020

Both telemedicine and face-to-face therapy resulted in improved daytime function.

More REM Sleep Needed to Reduce Mortality Rate in Older Adults

July 17, 2020

New research finds a 13% higher mortality rate for every 5% reduction in REM sleep.

Childhood Sleep Issues Foreshadow Psychosis, Borderline Personality Disorder

July 09, 2020

Shorter nighttime sleep duration and later bedtime at 3.5 years old age were significantly associated with borderline personality disorder symptoms.

Inadequate Sleep Impacts Children's Emotional Health

July 08, 2020

The presence of anxiety symptoms moderated most alterations in emotional processing observed following sleep restriction.

Prenatal Cannabis Use Might Cause Sleep Problems for Offspring

July 06, 2020

Recently, there has been a 7% increase in cannabis use from pregnant mothers.

Jennifer Martin, PhD: Sleep Lessons Learned During COVID-19

July 02, 2020

Dr. Jennifer Martin explains how teenagers could benefit from a better sleep schedule and a later wake up time.