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January 24th 2023
Based on data from the systematic review, investigators urge for the prioritization of sleep as a core clinical target and further investigation across the stages of psychosis.
The past year has provided great steps forward in sleep science, and coupled with the lingering difficulties in care and the COVID-19 pandemic’s effects, the field is coming to a head to make sleep health a public health priority.
Almost 4 years since the beginning of the pandemic, continuous research efforts have begun to paint a better picture of the impact the virus has on the brain and the central nervous system.
A cohort study aimed to examine the risk of overdose when treating patients with benzodiazepines compared with alternative therapies for sleep disorders, specifically in young people.
US Prevention Services Task Force (USPSTF) announces that after reviewing the clinical utility of obstructive sleep apnea screening tools in a primary care setting, there's insufficient evidence to determine the balance between benefit and harm.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for insomnia is the front-line treatment for sleep disturbance. However, the effectiveness of this approach for those with primary brain tumors hasn't been evaluated until now.
At the International Pediatric Sleep Association (IPSA) Congress 2022, investigators from Sleep Number presented 2 investigations that utilized its smart bed technology to analyze pediatric sleep behaviors.
Nonpharmacological sleep interventions that focused on earlier sleep schedules can serve as a “simple, pragmatic, effective way to meaningfully increase sleep duration that could have important benefits for child health.”