Sleep 2017 Coverage

Sleep 2017 Hypothyroidism, Obesity Linked to Sleep Disordered Breathing

Hypothyroidism, Obesity Linked to Sleep Disordered Breathing

A group of 53 patients were included in an analysis examining the association between hypothyroidism, obesity, and sleep-disordered breathing.

Sleep Disorders Case Report: Sleep Disorder Treatment Linked to Serious Skin Rash

Case Report: Sleep Disorder Treatment Linked to Serious Skin Rash

The patient presented with daytime sleepiness persisting since childhood even with 9 hours of sleep

Sleep 2017 Buprenorphine for Opioid Use Disorder May Improve Sleep Quality

Buprenorphine for Opioid Use Disorder May Improve Sleep Quality

Patients receiving buprenorphine maintenance therapy for their opioid use disorder may have impaired sleep, although they report improvements in both quality and duration of sleep.

Sleep 2017 In Schizophrenia, Sleep-Dependent Memory Consolidation Not Helped By Eszopiclone

In Schizophrenia, Sleep-Dependent Memory Consolidation Not Helped By Eszopiclone

Interventions to improve memory in schizophrenia might need to both increase spindle density as well as boost their coordination with NREM oscillations.

Sleep 2017 Sodium Oxybate May Be Effective for Cataplexy in Pediatric Patients With Narcolepsy

Sodium Oxybate May Be Effective for Cataplexy in Pediatric Patients With Narcolepsy

The US Food and Drug Administration requested that sodium oxybate be studied in pediatric patients.

Sleep 2017 Obstructive Sleep Apnea Severity Not Associated With Hematocrit Level, Erythrocytosis

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Severity Not Associated With Hematocrit Level, Erythrocytosis

Hematocrit levels and presence of erythrocytosis were associated with awake and nocturnal hypoxemia, according to the study.

Sleep 2017 Short Sleep Duration Linked to Increased Risk for CVD and Stroke Mortality

Short Sleep Duration Linked to Increased Risk for CVD and Stroke Mortality

Shorter sleep duration may increase mortality risks associated with both cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease.

Sleep 2017 Mortality Evaluation of PAP for Sleep Apnea and Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality Evaluation of PAP for Sleep Apnea and Pulmonary Embolism

The clinical impact of positive airway pressure in patients with pulmonary embolism is not well known.

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