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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…
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Nasopharyngeal airway stents effective for obstructive sleep apnea

June 20, 2018
Nasopharyngeal airway stents are an effective and well tolerated treatment for individuals with obstructive sleep apnea, according to findings…
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Obstructive sleep apnea prevalent among individuals with acute coronary syndrome

June 19, 2018
Patients admitted to the hospital for acute coronary syndrome were likely to have obstructive sleep apnea, according to preliminary findings…
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Warm baths improve sleep quality

June 5, 2018
Bathing in moderate temperature water may improve sleep quality for elderly individuals with insomnia, according to findings that will be presented…
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Dronabinol may help treat sleep apnea

June 23, 2017
Patients with sleep apnea displayed lower apnea–hypopnea indexes and improved subjective sleepiness when treated with dronabinol compared with…
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SomnaPatch possible tool to detect sleep apnea

June 22, 2017
SomnaPatch, a new skin-adhesive diagnostic patch, provided significant clinical value for the detection of sleep apnea across all severity levels…