Among patients who were identified as likely having moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea, treatment based in primary care was not clinically inferior to treatment at a specialist sleep center for improvement in daytime sleepiness scores, according to a study appearing in the March 13 issue of JAMA.
Sleep is disrupted in people who likely have early Alzheimer's disease but do not yet have the memory loss or other cognitive problems characteristic of full-blown disease, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis report March 11 in JAMA Neurology.
National Sleep Foundation Reminds Everyone to Get A Good Night’s Sleep When Clocks Move Forward An Hour
ARLINGTON, VA (March 6th, 2013) – The annual ritual is almost upon us. Daylight Saving Time returns at 2:00 a.m. Sunday, March 10, when people throughout the country move their clocks ahead one hour, and too many of them end up being sleepy for the next few days because of an hour of lost sleep.
Most sleep experts recommend a minimum of 7 hours of sleep a night. Many people sleep an average of 40 minutes less Sunday night, March 10 after Daylight Saving Time returns. Plan ahead to avoid being sleepy. Sleep in Sunday morning and nap Sunday afternoon.
WASHINGTON, DC, March 4, 2013—Exercise can affect your sleep. The results of the National Sleep Foundation’s 2013 Sleep in America® poll show a compelling association between exercise and better sleep.
“Exercise is great for sleep. For the millions of people who want better sleep, exercise may help,” says David Cloud, CEO of the National Sleep Foundation (NSF).
There are many common myths about sleep. As National Sleep Awareness Week approaches, the National Sleep Foundation takes a look at six common myths and the facts that dispel them.
The National Sleep Foundation’s 16th annual National Sleep Awareness Week campaign begins March 3 and ends March l0, when Daylight Saving Time returns, clocks move forward one hour and too many people choose to lose an hour of sleep!
The National Sleep Foundation’s 2013 Sleep in America poll will focus on Exercise and Sleep. We asked the experts on the poll task force to tell us more about important exercise and sleep topics and the research behind them.
WASHINGTON, DC, January 14, 2013- The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) will be releasing its annual Sleep in America poll results March 4, 2013. Since 1991, the poll is the annual check-up on Americans’ sleep health practices. This year’s poll will explore the relationship between sleep and exercise. Prior poll results are available at www.sleepfoundation.org
Many people take sedatives to help them sleep. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is reminding consumers that some drugs to treat insomnia could make them less able the next morning to perform activities for which they must be fully alert, including driving a car.
Treatment of mild sleep-disordered breathing in women with preeclampsia reverses low fetal activity levels and may improve fetal outcomes
A new study suggests that treatment of mild sleep-disordered breathing with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy in pregnant women with preeclampsia improves fetal activity levels, a marker of fetal well-being.