Suicide prevention strategies should include the provision of nighttime services.
Those with higher apnea-hypopnea index more impaired than those with lower AHI.
Researchers suggest that there are more effective or adjunctive interventions to resolve symptoms of RBD.
Significantly higher rates of motor vehicle collisions in women and adults aged 80 years and older.
Jet lag type sleep disturbances led to a decrease in glutathione, an antioxidant that prevents damage to parts of the cell, in the brain cells of mice.
Modafinil (Provigil) may actually improve attention, learning and memory.
Sleeping on one's side may be the best position for removal of waste from the brain, based on study in rodents.
Patients with sleep apnea appear to be predisposed to panic disorder, based on a study conducted in Taiwan.
About 15% of seniors experience excessive daytime sleepiness, which can be related to sleep apnea or comorbid psychiatric conditions.
Women with bipolar who did not sleep well tended to have more severe and frequent depression, as well as more intense manic episodes.
Sodium oxybate, alone or in combination with modafinil, improved excessive sleepiness in patients with narcolepsy both with and without cataplexy.
Post-hoc analysis of Phase IIb trial finds both clinician and patient-reported improvements in disease status with JZP-110.
CBT for insomnia can effectively treat insomnia in patients with comorbid major depression taking antidepressants.
The first trial to evaluate sodium oxybate for the treatment of children and adolescents with narcolepsy and cataplexy has started patient enrollment.
Adults in the CBT-I group achieved much bigger reductions in depressive and anxiety symptoms than peers using control website.
Patients with highest levels of amyloid plaque in the brain tended to have less sleep and more memory problems.
Every significant increase in severity of a PTSD symptom was associated with a 40% increase in being at high risk for sleep apnea.
Men with undiagnosed, severe sleep apnea have twice the risk of depression as those without the sleep disorder.
Students who have sleep problems and have high stress have an elevated suicide risk.
Young children who had trouble sleeping had a higher risk of developing psychiatric disorders two years later.
Nonpharmacologic interventions should be used first before medication to promote sleep is considered.
Growing evidence boosts support for antiviral therapy in treating chronic fatigue syndrome.
Sleep dysfunction may be a symptom of mental disorders and should be targeted for treatment by clinicians.
More than eight hours a night linked to greater odds in study, but cause-and-effect not proved.
Name change to "Systemic Exertion Intolerance Disease" emphasizes the condition is a physiological, not psychological, condition.
Mindfulness practices, which encourage focusing attention on present moment, helped older adults with sleep problems get a better night's sleep.
Chronic insomniacs who took longer than 14 minutes to fall asleep had a 300% higher risk of hypertension.
The light emitted from the electronic devices appears to suppress melatonin, a hormone that helps to promote sleep.
The orexin receptor antagonist is the first such drug designed to affect sleep-wake cycle.
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