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New Obstructive Sleep Apnea Diagnosis Guidelines Announced

New Obstructive Sleep Apnea Diagnosis Guidelines Announced

Six recommendations were developed to guide clinicians in diagnosing obstructive sleep apnea in adults.

Sleep Quality Affects Postsurgical Pain in Children

Sleep Quality Affects Postsurgical Pain in Children

Impaired sleep in the week before surgery predicts greater acute postoperative pain in children.

Sleeping Pills May Not Aid Insomnia

Sleeping aids may be more appropriate for occasional sleeplessness than insomnia.

Insomnia Treatments Often Rely on Same Medication

Insomnia Treatments Often Rely on Same Medication

Doctors who prescribed a particular insomnia medication in the past were 3 times as likely to continue prescribing the same drug.

Neurobehavioral Performance Impaired by JIA and Comorbid OSA

Neurobehavioral Performance Impaired by JIA and Comorbid OSA

The study's lead investigator said prior research shows a high prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea in school-age children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis.

Sleep Disorders: How to Manage Headaches in Patients?

Sleep Disorders: How to Manage Headaches in Patients?

Some well-known sleep disorders are associated with headaches, including sleep apnea and parasomnias.

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.

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