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Breathing problems during sleep may affect mental development in Children
EurekAlert - Washington,DC,USA
... are associated with serious health consequences in children," said Carl E. Hunt, MD, director of the NIH National Center on Sleep Disorders Research (NCSDR). ...


General Sleep in the News

Advice: Good 'sleep hygiene' can benefit all
Mineral Wells Index - Mineral Wells,TX,USA
“Sometimes we tell people to tape over the time on their alarm clocks,” said Brad Weaver, director of the Fairmont Regional Sleep Disorders Laboratory. ...

Researchers Identify Connection between Sleep Disruption and ...
PhysOrg.com - Evergreen,VA,USA
... recording brain waves and airflow at the nose and mouth, was performed in 135 men and women, average age 36, who had no history of sleep disorders. ...

Mild brain injuries linked to sleep disorders
Reuters - USA
Circadian rhythm sleep disorders are disturbances in the 24-hour sleep and wake cycle, which may be related to abnormalities in neurological mechanisms or ...

Women More Likely To Suffer Some Sleep Disorders
WFtv.com - Orlando,FL,USA
"Sleep deprivation, I think, is a second big issue for women as they try to take care of homes, careers, families," said Dr. Nisha Aurora of Mount Sinai ...

Wake-up call for troubled sleepy-heads
Cambridge Evening News - Cambridge,England,UK
As the clinic's Dr John Shneerson explains, sleep disorders are more common than we might think. Some 3000 new patients are referred to the Papworth unit ...

Sleep disorders, a real nightmare
Stillwater Gazette - Stillwater,MN,USA
Ziebell, 85, suffers from two extremely rare sleep disorders: rapid-eye-movement behavior disorder and restless legs syndrome. He was recently interviewed ...

Sleep Apnea News

Sleep disorders can be prevented with lifestyle changes
Daily Kent Stater - OH,USA
More than 80 different sleep disorders exist, but obstructive sleep apnea syndrome is the most common. The word 'apnea' is Greek for "without breath," ...

Novel Drug Therapy For Sleep Apnea
Science Daily (press release) - USA
... said Carley, who is professor of medicine, pharmacology and bioengineering and director of research at the UIC Center for Sleep and Ventilatory Disorders. ...

Snoring no small matter to let sleep
The Australian - Sydney,Australia
Last week a group of international medical experts met in Sydney for a two-day summit to discuss growing evidence that sleep disorders may lead to type 2 ...


Narcolepsy News

ICSD Is A Reliable Guide To Classifying Narcolepsy
Medical News Today (press release) - UK
The International Classification of Sleep Disorders-2nd Edition (ICSD-2), a diagnostic and coding manual written and published by the AASM, is a proven ...

This Pep Pill Is Pushing Its Luck
BusinessWeek, United States - Oct 21, 2004
... Provigil, the alertness drug sold by Cephalon Inc. (CEPH ) of West Chester, Pa., started out as a niche product to treat symptoms of narcolepsy.


Insomnia News


Characteristics of Insomniacs with Self-Reported Morning and Evening Chronotypes
Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine

Insomnia May Cost Less to Treat Than to Ignore

Science in the Headlines - Washington,DC,USA
The Institute of Medicine report Sleep Disorders and Sleep Deprivation: An Unmet Public Health Problem examines a wide variety of sleep disorders and ...

Doctors Neglect Insomnia In Older Patients, Study Finds
Science Daily (press release) - USA
Science Daily — The sleep problems of older people are often not addressed by their primary care physicians, even though treatment of those sleep disorders ...

Shift work, circadian rhythm and sleep deprivation News

Repeated Long Haul Flights Cause Problems For Air Crew
Medical News Today (press release) - UK
Menstrual cycle problems and transient psychotic disorders are just some of the dangers faced by air crew who repeatedly work long haul routes, according to ...

Restless Legs News

Sleep problems can lead to health problems
Greeley Tribune - Greeley,CO,USA
Restless legs syndrome (RLS) and periodic limb movement disorder (PLMD) are also sleep disorders that cause sleepiness and sleep disturbances. ...


Children's Sleep News

Sleep Disorders May Impair Children's IQs
Food Consumer - Lisle,IL,USA

Children with sleep disorders may be at risk of intellectual impairment, according to researchers at the University of Virginia Health System . ...

ADENOTONSILLECTOMY Resolves Obstructive Sleep Apnea for Children
Newswise (press release) - USA
... in young children using full-night polysomnography (PSG) or laboratory sleep study, the acknowledged standard for diagnosis of sleep disorders. ...

Breathing problems during sleep may affect mental development in ...
EurekAlert - Washington,DC,USA
... are associated with serious health consequences in children," said Carl E. Hunt, MD, director of the NIH National Center on Sleep Disorders Research (NCSDR). ...



Infant Sleep News

Not all children sleep like babies
phillyBurbs.com - Philadelphia,PA,USA
Only recently has the medical community started to learn that sleep disorders among children are more prevalent — and serious — than previously believed. ...

 

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