The researchers examined the links between pediatric obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and elevated blood pressure and OSA’s orthostatic reactivity in adolescence.
Pediatric obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is associated with elevated blood pressure (eBP) in adolescence.
People with cardiovascular risk factors or conditions should be screened for obstructive sleep apnea.
The researchers performed a systematic review of 4 databases to determine if there is evidence to support that a short or long duration nap during night shifts mitigates fatigue and improves health, safety, or performance for emergency services and public safety personnel.
Having diabetes and frequent sleep disturbances increases the risk for early death.
With the use of sleep medication increasing, little is known about the long-term benefits of these medications. The researchers compared reductions in sleep difficulties across a large cohort of women who used and did not use prescription sleep medication.
The STOP-Bang Questionnaire may be an effective tool in screening patients with multiple sclerosis for moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea.
Using the 2005 to 2010 NHANES, the researchers examined the association between osteoporosis risk and the effect of sleep quality and duration in adults.
This update incorporates the lessons learned from the widespread use of telemedicine during the COVID-19 pandemic and builds on the American Academy of Sleep Medicine’s last position paper on using telemedicine for patients with sleep disorders.
The researchers reviewed advancements and current knowledge about the use of hypnotics in therapy for obstructive sleep apnea.