A new study of adults who were referred for evaluation of a suspected sleep disorder suggests that women tend to underreport snoring and underestimate its loudness. Results show that objectively measured snoring was found in 88% of the women (591 of 675), but only 72% reported that they snore (496 of 675). In contrast, objective […]Continue Reading ...
Losing just 16 minutes of sleep could be the difference between a clear-headed day at the office or one filled with distractions. A new study published in the Sleep Health (Journal of the National Sleep Foundation) finds shorting your sleep routine during the work-week greatly interferes with job performance. University of South Florida researchers found […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: CC0 Public Domain Teenagers with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may benefit from more sleep to help them focus, plan and control their emotions. The findings—the first of their kind in young people with ADHD—will be presented today at the American Physiological Society’s (APS) annual meeting at Experimental Biology 2019 in Orlando, Fla. ADHD […]Continue Reading ...
by E.j. Mundell, Healthday Reporter (HealthDay)—There’s good news for the millions of obese Americans with sleep apnea: Researchers report the use of the CPAP mask may greatly increase their chances for a longer life. Use of the continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) mask was tied to a 62% decline in the odds for death over […]Continue Reading ...
Apr 16 2019 An original design for an oral appliance developed in Hiroshima University Hospital can help sufferers of sleep apnea sleep more soundly. Researchers measured a novel treatment for sleep apnea developed at Hiroshima University Hospital with positive results. By measuring patients lying down flat, the researchers stimulated sleep conditions and measured the patient’s […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: CC0 Public Domain Can sleep loss in hospital patients lead to an uptick in medical malpractice lawsuits? A new study from researchers at Rice University and Baylor University suggests that is indeed the case. “Endorsements of Surgeon Punishment and Patient Compensation in Rested and Sleep-Restricted Individuals” will appear in an upcoming issue of JAMA […]Continue Reading ...
Scientists at the University of East Anglia will investigate the link between sleep and dementia at a new state-of-the-art sleep unit opening today (4 April). Sleep disturbances are common in dementia. But it is not yet known whether Alzheimer’s causes sleep problems, or whether sleep problems could be an early predictor of the disease. Pioneering […]Continue Reading ...
March 2019 Print this issue Researchers found that how much sleep you get, how much energy you have, and how much physical activity you do can affect feelings of depression. The findings suggest that physical activity may improve your mood and sleep. Physical activity can help improve your health and quality of life. Not getting […]Continue Reading ...
Almost 70% of babies who died from sleep-related suffocation between 2011 and 2014 did so because of soft bedding, a new study reveals. The finding underscores physicians’ urgent message to new parents that babies should sleep only in cribs or bassinets free of blankets, toys and other potential hazards. Unintentional suffocation is the No. 1 […]Continue Reading ...
Some nights are filled with happy dreams while other nights may be all about angry dreams. Researchers have found certain clues in the brain waves that show the reason why angry dreams occur when a person sleeps. The results of the study titled, “EEG Frontal Alpha Asymmetry and Dream Affect: Alpha Oscillations Over the Right […]Continue Reading ...
The gene most often associated with risk of Alzheimer’s Disease impacts sleep depending on gender and the severity of Alzheimer’s in a patient, suggests a study led by researchers at the Keenan Research Centre for Biomedical Science (KRCBS). Selected as an Editor’s Choice article by Current Alzheimer Research, this work examined the relationship of abnormal […]Continue Reading ...
Apr 16 2019 People often say they can get by on five or fewer hours of sleep, that snoring is harmless, and that having a drink helps you to fall asleep. These are, in fact, among the most widely held myths about sleeping that not only shape poor habits, but may also pose a significant […]Continue Reading ...
Abbreviation: HTN, systemic arterial hypertension. Blue arrows indicate a statistically significant association (P-value A new study appearing in the journal CHEST may change the way we think about sleep disorders. In this study led by Dr. Luciano F. Drager, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and short sleep duration (SSD) were compared with excessive daytime sleepiness; anxiety/depressive […]Continue Reading ...
A sleepless night not only leaves us fatigued and distracted, it also makes us interpret things more negatively and makes us more likely to lose our temper. Moreover, people suffering from a pollen allergy are at a high risk of some form of sleep disruption from the outset. This according to a new doctoral thesis […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: CC0 Public Domain A 3-D scan of your face could be all it takes to detect your risk of sleep apnoea. Being woken up by someone snoring can be pretty frustrating. Whether it’s from a friend or a loved one, interrupted sleep can leave the best of us feeling tired and cranky. But what […]Continue Reading ...
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