Sleep-Wake Disorders Feature Archive
With an increasing emphasis on value, health care providers who treat sleep disorders should focus on adopting quality measures to ensure patient-centered care.
Researchers are nearly convinced narcolepsy is the result of an autoimmune response, but one crucial factor is still missing.
Sleep experts weigh in on whether the NSF's new sleep recommendations are appropriate and beneficial for the general population.
Results of a twin study showed that insomnia was moderately heritable, but in childhood, it was thought to be a result of behavior.
The broad pathology of sleep disorders can make diagnosis and treatment complicated.
Hypnotic suggestion nearly doubled slow wave sleep in suggestible females, researchers found.
As the U.S. population ages, clinicians can expect to evaluate and treat more geriatric patients for sleep disorders.
Sleep-related breathing disorders are often underdiagnosed and need to be recognized and treated before harm comes to a patient or those around them.
Patients should be counseled on sleep hygiene before considering prescription sleep aides.
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