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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.

Comparing Lemborexant, Zolpidem for Sleep Disorders

Comparing Lemborexant, Zolpidem for Sleep Disorders

New data for lemborexant, a drug being studied for the treatment of sleep disorders, has been announced.

FDA Accepts NDA for Narcolepsy, OSA-Related Sleepiness Treatment

FDA Accepts NDA for Narcolepsy, OSA-Related Sleepiness Treatment

The FDA has accepted the New Drug Application for solriamfetol for the treatment of sleep disorders.

Poor Sleep Associated With Worse PTSD, Chronic Pain in Youth

Poor Sleep Associated With Worse PTSD, Chronic Pain in Youth

For youth, poor sleep worsens the associations between PTSD symptoms and chronic pain.

BMI, Sleep Duration Associated With Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Major Depression

BMI, Sleep Duration Associated With Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Major Depression

Male gender, excessive daytime sleepiness, and presence of metabolic syndrome were among the risk factors for obstructive sleep apnea in major depression.

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