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According to recent research, there’s no association between insomnia and vitamin D deficiency, although, insomnia did correlate with abnormal anxiety and depression scores among university students.
Patients with Parkinson disease had more pronounced sleep instability than those with other disorders marked by alpha-synuclein buildup, but those differences diminished after adjusting for medication differences, a new study found.
New research supports the inclusion of sleep disturbance in clinical evaluation and management in the treatment of Phelan-McDermid Syndrome (PMS) due to the drastic impact it can have on the quality of life for patients and their families.
Patients with high preoperative sleep quality, high preoperative albumin level, free of digestive disease and undergoing total hip arthroplasty procedure are more likely to be discharged within 2 days as opposed to 3.
Cannabis sleep aid use was also linked to increased cannabis dependence symptoms among students using cannabis over 1 year, as well as past-2-week binge drinking among students using alcohol and lifetime cigarette use.
Investigators suggest confronting sleep difficulties among patients with suicidal ideation through cognitive behavioral intervention could reduce effects of affective reactivity to interpersonal events.