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Potential insomnia treatment shows promise

July 5, 2019
Lemborexant, a small molecule compound that obstructs orexin-signaling by binding to orexin receptors, showed many insomnia-related benefits…
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Later school start times lead to more academic engagement

July 3, 2019
High school and middle school students who slept later and longer, and consequently started school later, had improved academic engagement, according…
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Obstructive sleep apnea screening methods utilize snoring, BMI, hypertension symptoms, other characteristics

June 21, 2019
Obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA, is halfway through its sixth decade of being mentioned in medical journals, according to a report in the World
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Obstructive sleep apnea increases risk for diabetes even in high-risk patients

June 20, 2019
Females with obesity, polycystic ovary syndrome and obstructive sleep apnea are at greater risk for type 2 diabetes than those with only obesity and…
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Napping to cope with migraine negatively impacts other sleep habits

June 20, 2019
Women who took naps or went to bed earlier to mitigate their migraine pain negatively influenced other sleeping behaviors, according to study data…
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Most multivitamin users sleep between 5 and 9 hours daily

June 27, 2018
Those who used multivitamins were much less likely to get less than 5 hours or more than 9 hours of sleep daily, according to findings recently…
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BMI predictive of success in upper airway stimulation treatment

June 26, 2018
Higher BMI was associated with lower success of upper airway stimulation treatment for obstructive sleep apnea, according to findings presented at…
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Antidepressant use may exacerbate sleep breathing disruptions

June 22, 2018
The use of antidepressants, specifically serotonergic agents, may worsen sleep-related breathing disturbances in individuals with depression…
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Targeted interventions increase OSA screening rates in stroke patients

June 22, 2018
Interventions including education programs, stroke discharge note templates and email reminders improved the screening rates for obstructive sleep…
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Napping associated with better cognitive function in older adults

June 21, 2018
Napping benefits cognitive function in older adults, according to findings presented at SLEEP 2018, the Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional…