What are the best sleeping positions for a more comfortable day
If you were asked your favorite sleep position, you'd probably be able to answer pretty quickly.
Mar 14, 2023
Statins may reduce heart disease in people with sleep apnea
A new study by Columbia University researchers suggests that cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins have the potential to reduce heart disease in people with obstructive sleep apnea, regardless of the use of CPAP machines ...
Mar 13, 2023
Poor sleep linked to years of poor cardiovascular health
Poor sleep could lead to between two and seven years worth of heightened heart disease risk and even premature death, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Sydney in collaboration with Southern ...
Mar 2, 2023
Obstructive sleep apnea tied to weaker bones and teeth in adults
Obstructive sleep apnea may be linked to low bone mineral density in adults, according to University at Buffalo-led research.
Jan 30, 2023
Sleep disorders in parents and children associated with more parental stress, study finds
The rate of parental stress is greater among parents who have sleep disorders themselves, or have children with sleep disorders, according to a new study published this week in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Ray Merrill ...
Jan 25, 2023
Nearly 1 in 5 American adults takes sleep meds
Nearly 20% of American adults use a drug to help them sleep, either occasionally or regularly, health officials reported Wednesday.
Jan 25, 2023
Simple nasal spray shown to significantly reduce snoring and breathing difficulties in children
A simple nasal spray significantly reduced snoring and breathing difficulties in children and halved the number needing to have their tonsils removed, according to a new study.
Jan 17, 2023
Lost sleep and jangled nerves: The rising onslaught of noise harms mind and body
Mike Thomson's friends refuse to stay over at his house anymore.
Jan 11, 2023
New jaw surgery concept effective in treating moderate-to-severe obstructive sleep apnea
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a condition in which the airway is blocked during sleep. It may cause multiple occurrences of shallow breathing (hypopnea) or a temporary pause in breathing (apnea) during sleep. If left untreated, ...
Jan 10, 2023
Sleep bruxism, insomnia and anxiety—is there any link between them?
Researchers studied the association between self-reported sleep bruxism, insomnia and their potential risk factors, such as depression and anxiety. The results showed that, although sleep bruxism has no direct association ...
Dec 21, 2022
Experimental nasal spray for sleep apnea shows promising results
A drug in development for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) has shown promising results, after researchers from Flinders University tested the treatment in people for the first time.
Dec 8, 2022
New mobile health technology for sleep apnea care to address individual patient needs
Sleeping with a Continuous Positive Airway Pressure, or CPAP, machine is the most effective treatment for sleep apnea, yet getting patients to use the devices consistently remains a major challenge. Now, a development by ...
Dec 5, 2022
'COVID-somnia' may be easing as americans report better sleep
Finally, more than two years into the pandemic, Americans are sleeping better.
Dec 5, 2022
Too many—or too few—job demands can spoil a good night's sleep
Conventional wisdom suggests that people with the most demanding jobs would have the most trouble sleeping. However, a new study by researchers at the University of South Florida reveals that the relationship between work ...
Nov 29, 2022
Individual patterns in sleep apnea provide a better approach to diagnosis and treatment
One in ten Americans suffers from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), where breathing is repeatedly disrupted during sleep. OSA has been linked to increased risk of cardiac issues, dementia, and many other health problems.
Nov 28, 2022
Transgender youth, teens more likely to have sleep disorders
Teens and young adults who are transgender are four times more likely to have a sleep disorder compared to cisgender youth, a Michigan Medicine-led study finds.
Nov 21, 2022
Sleep dysregulation ups risk for inflammatory bowel disease
Short sleep duration and daytime napping appear to increase the risk for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), according to a study published online Nov. 9 in Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics.
Nov 18, 2022
Researchers uncover cellular signature to detect pediatric sleep apnea
Researchers from the University of Missouri School of Medicine have discovered how obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) changes the profiles of immune cells in the blood, leading to a unique cellular signature that can accurately ...
Nov 15, 2022