From the Journals
Previous research has explored the link between sleep disturbances and suicide attempts, but less has been done to look at specific sleep problems...
LOS ANGELES – Researchers found differences in dementia risk by race and sex; a possible mechanism of damage from certain sleep-promoting...
LOS ANGELES – It’s unclear whether the sleep dysregulation is a sign of impending neurodegeneration, or a risk factor for it.
The findings suggest that excessively sleepy OSA patients are more likely to benefit from CPAP therapy in preventing CV disease.
Hypersomnia—recurrent episodes of excessive daytime sleepiness or prolonged nighttime sleep—requires a stepwise assessment.
Cases That Test Your Skills
Mrs. H, age 28, presents with emotional lability, anxiety, and a jealous delusion; she believes her husband and best friend are having an affair....
CRYSTAL CITY, VA. – “I used to say insomnia is ... always a symptom. We no longer believe that,” said Dr. Karl Doghramji.
A dose adjustment based on sex is not anticipated.
The United States has the greatest burden of OSA in the Americas, with an estimated 54 million cases.
DALLAS – Children with cystic fibrosis or asthma report sleep interruptions 1 or 2 nights a week caused by their symptoms.