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Sleep Apnea Linked to Changes in the Brain in Older Adults

Sleep Apnea Linked to Changes in the Brain in Older Adults

Obstructive sleep apnea is associated with changes to the structure of the brain that are seen in the early stages of dementia.

Acute Insomnia Found to Be Common Among Good Sleepers

Acute Insomnia Found to Be Common Among Good Sleepers

Acute insomnia is common among good sleepers, and about three-quarters of those with AI recover good sleep.

Insomnia Found to Be Common but Mild in Older Adults

Insomnia Found to Be Common but Mild in Older Adults

Insomnia is common in older community-dwelling adults, but usually mild.

CPAP Use May Improve Sexual QOL in Those With Sleep Apnea

CPAP Use May Improve Sexual QOL in Those With Sleep Apnea

CPAP use for obstructive sleep apnea may be associated with improved sexual quality of life.

Antidepressant Use for Insomnia: Is It Effective?

Antidepressant Use for Insomnia: Is It Effective?

For this study, researchers identified 23 randomized controlled trials that included a total of 2806 adults with a primary diagnosis of insomnia to examine the relationship between antidepressant use and insomnia treatment.

Primary Care Can Effectively Manage Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Primary Care Can Effectively Manage Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Primary care management of obstructive sleep apnea is as effective and more cost-effective than in-laboratory diagnosis.

IV Methylprednisolone Reduces Duration of Kleine-Levin Syndrome Episodes

IV Methylprednisolone Reduces Duration of Kleine-Levin Syndrome Episodes

A team of investigators assessed the effect of intravenous administration of methylprednisolone on duration of episodes in adolescent and young adult patients with Kleine-Levin syndrome.

AASM: Medical Marijuana Should Not Be Used to Treat Sleep Apnea

AASM: Medical Marijuana Should Not Be Used to Treat Sleep Apnea

Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) remains the mainstay of medical treatment for OSA.

Nightmares Common in Military Personnel With Sleep Disturbance

Nightmares Common in Military Personnel With Sleep Disturbance

Comorbid disorders of depression, anxiety, PTSD, and insomnia are all associated with nightmares.

Reduced Cortical Thickness ID'd in Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Reduced Cortical Thickness ID'd in Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Female OSA patients had multiple regions of reduced cortical thickness in superior frontal lobe.

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