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Daridorexant Yields Better Daytime Functioning, Sleep Outcomes in Insomnia Patients
Daridorexant 25 mg and 50 mg had the best results in comparison with placebo.
More Research Needed on Sleep Issues for Postmenopausal Women With Schizophrenia
Melatonin is seen as the most promising treatment in this patient population.
Sleep Extension Reduces Energy Intake in Overweight Adults
Investigators believe the data highlighted the importance of improving and maintaining adequate sleep duration as a public health target for obesity prevention.
Marcia Klein-Patel, MD: The Importance of Women in Medicine
February 3 is National Women's Physician Day.
Melatonin Use for Sleep Is Climbing Among US Adults
New data show use exceeding the recommended daily dose for sleep aid has increased nearly 4-fold in the last 15 years.
Sleep Duration Linked to Increase Risk of Metabolic Disease for Women
There was not an association between sleep duration and metabolic diseases found in men.
Insomnia Associated with Traumatic Brain Injury in Adult Patients
Significant associations between insomnia and race, sex, and psychiatric history were also observed.
FDA Clears Phase 2B Study Testing LSD for Anxiety
MindMed will now move forward with the 200 patient randomized, placebo-controlled study.
Healthy Lifestyle Index Developed for Prevention of Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Data from a recent Chinese cohort study supported the development of dietary guidelines specific to obstructive sleep apnea.
Women Often Face Physical Decline in Midlife Leading to Later Life Issues
Factors associated with a physical decline include greater BMI, less educational attainment, current smoking, osteoarthritis, clinically significant depressive symptoms, and cardiovascular disease.
FDA Approves Daridorexant for Adults With Insomnia
The treatment yielded significant improvements for sleep onset and sleep maintenance.
Sleep Patterns, General Health Affected by School Closures
Investigators observed that adolescents in the lockdown during COVID-19 slept more than 1 hour longer on school days, with sleep duration being associated with better health characteristics.
Clinical Decision Support Tool Aids in Identifying Stable Sleep Patients
Investigators believe these methods could be used in other areas of hospital care such as cardiac monitoring.
Sleep Problems in Infancy Linked to Behavioral Problems in Later Life
Children with persistent sleep problems had greater impairments across the different outcomes other than cognitive skills.
Postpartum Mental Illness Severity Increasing During the Pandemic
NYU Langone is developing a comprehensive care program that includes psychiatric evaluations during postpartum OBGYN care.
Sleep-Related Disorders Observed in Pediatric ADHD Patients
Investigators suggested a more efficient sleep diagnosis algorithm be created to detail the connection between ADHD and sleep in children.
More Research Needed on Connection Between Circadian Rhythms, Bipolar Disorder
Circadian disruption presented across a variety of high-risk, prodromal, and syndromic psychiatric disorders.
Higher Rates of Sleep Apnea in Patients with Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Obesity is a risk factor for both obstructed sleep apnea and IHH.
Sleep Problems Remain Throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic
Women in the study had an earlier sleep schedule and lower sleep fragmentation.
High Rates of Sleep Apnea for Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis Patients
Investigators also found a high prevalence between OSAS, nasal polyps, nutritional status, and other clinical variables.
Sleep Intervention Improves Mental Health Symptoms for Pediatric ADHD Patients
Patients classified as poor sleepers decreased from 71.4% to 21.4% following the implementation of behavioral sleep intervention treatment.
Pediatric Sickle Cell Disease Linked to Sleep Disorder Complications
Obstructive sleep apneas and overnight hypoxemia are more likely to develop in patients with sickle cell disease.
Pre-Existing Diabetes, CVD Increase Risk of Worsening Intermittent Hypoxemia
The study notes the importance of follow-up monitoring of sleep apnea in patients with IH.
JZP-258 Receives FDA Approval for Idiopathic Hypersomnia
The combination agent breaks ground as the first treatment approved for this indication.
Poor Sleep Quality Recorded in COPD Patients
Researchers note the severity of the disease significantly impacts patients’ sleep habits, medication intake, and general mental and physical health.
Study Cites Prevalence of OSA in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis
Researchers from Texas determined the global prevalence of OSA using 8 unique studies involving patients with rheumatoid arthritis from around the world.
Study Explores Links Between Pediatric Hypoglycemia and Sleep Quality Measures
A longer time spent in hypoglycemia over a 24-hour period was associated with disrupted sleep among children with type 1 diabetes.
Analysis Shows Insomnia Patients Prefer Daridorexant Over Placebo
The dual orexin receptor antagonist notably demonstrates a positive benefit-risk balance for patients
Earlier Wake Up Time Reduces Risk of Depression
New research sheds light on the relationship between sleep timing and the risk of developing major depressive disorder (MDD).
ADHD Patients Have Higher Levels of Sleep Disturbances
Impaired reward processing could influence the presentation of sleep disturbances for patients with ADHD.
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