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Obstructive Sleep Apnea Screening Demonstrates Uncertainty

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Screening Demonstrates Uncertainty

The USPSTF found insufficient evidence regarding the accuracy of screening tools for obstructive sleep apnea in adults.

Sleep Quality, Duration Linked to Gestational Diabetes Risk

Sleep Quality, Duration Linked to Gestational Diabetes Risk

Addressing problems with sleep health may help prevent gestational diabetes.

Fatigue Levels Vary for Patients With Psoriatic Disease

Fatigue Levels Vary for Patients With Psoriatic Disease

Patients with psoriatic arthritis have higher levels of fatigue than patients with psoriasis treated with phototherapy or systemic treatment.

Depression, Poor Sleep Affects Hemodialysis Patients

Depression, Poor Sleep Affects Hemodialysis Patients

Those with depression had significantly more disturbed sleep quality, more daytime sleepiness, and had more problems sleeping due to restless leg syndrome.

Online Insomnia Treatment Appears Effective

Online Insomnia Treatment Appears Effective

Over 56% of the participants were still in full remission at 1-year follow-up.

Lack of Sleep Costs US Economy $411 Billion Annually

Lack of Sleep Costs US Economy $411 Billion Annually

Even changing sleep habits by 1 hour can make a big difference.

Delayed Sleep Onset May Affect Insulin Resistance in Women

Delayed Sleep Onset May Affect Insulin Resistance in Women

The study supports previous findings that hyperarousal of the inflammatory system may contribute to insulin resistance.

Sleep Duration May Affect Risk of Atrial Fibrillation

Sleep Duration May Affect Risk of Atrial Fibrillation

Every decrease in standard deviation of the amount of REM sleep was correlated with a 23% increased risk of atrial fibrillation.

Effect of Surgical Menopause on Insomnia Symptoms

Effect of Surgical Menopause on Insomnia Symptoms

After 10 years follow-up, researchers found that women who experienced surgical menopause were more likely to suffer worse insomnia symptoms.

Home-based CBT Improves Sleep During Pregnancy

Home-based CBT Improves Sleep During Pregnancy

Sleep duration was significantly longer and there was less sleep disruption for pregnant women in the sleep enhancement training group compared with that of women in control groups.

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