Tag: insomnia

Sleep Disorders in TBI Tied to Increased Dementia Risk

Sleep disorders among patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) are independently associated with an increased risk for dementia, new research suggests. Results of a large...

Do Prescription Sleep Medicines Even Work?

By Serena McNiff HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, May 12, 2021 (HealthDay News) — An estimated 9 million Americans turn to prescription pills when they can’t sleep,...

Once-Nightly Sodium Oxybate Agent Effective in Narcolepsy

A novel, once-nightly formulation of sodium oxybate is safe and effective for treating both subjective and objective symptoms of narcolepsy, new research suggests. Top-line results...

‘Disrupted’ Sleep Could Be Seriously Affecting Your Health

By Denise Mann HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 22, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Waking up briefly throughout the night may do more than leave you feeling...

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy May Help With Your Insomnia

Sleep expert Rachel Manber, PhD, has seen the pervasive miseries of insomnia. Patients who are frustrated and fatigued tell her that they toss in bed...

Pandemic Stress Takes Its Toll

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center.   In late March, shortly after New York state closed nonessential...

Kids, Sleep, and COVID: Times Have Changed

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. To say that the world of children has been turned upside...

Bedtime Virtual Reality Intervention May Improve Teens’ Sleep

The combination of immersive virtual reality (VR) and slow breathing techniques helps promote bedtime relaxation and improves overall sleep quality in adolescents with and those...

Sunset Daylight Saving Time, Sleep Experts Say

In the interest of public health and safety, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) is calling for the elimination of daylight saving time in...

An Independent Risk Factor for Heart Disease?

Frequent nightmares are independently linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), new research shows. In what researchers describe as “surprising” findings, results from...

Can’t Sleep? Behavioral Therapy May Ease Insomnia

June 29, 2020 — Sleep expert Rachel Manber, PhD, has seen the pervasive miseries of insomnia. Patients who are frustrated and fatigued tell her...

Striking Uptick in Anxiety, Other Psych Meds

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The psychological, physical, and financial aspects of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic...

Sleep in the Time of COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Mass social distancing and social isolation to prevent the spread of...

Insomnia — The Mark of Medical Practice

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 07, 2020 — I’ve never been a deep sleeper, typically waking at 4 or 5...

Position Statement Tackles Sleep to Prevent Physician Burnout

There is a pressing need to evaluate the role of sleep disruption, sleep deprivation, and circadian misalignment in physician well-being and burnout, the American Academy...