Tag: obstructive sleep apnea

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...

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...

Sleep Apnea, Cognitive Impairment Common Bedfellows

More than 50% of patients with cognitive impairment have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), in findings that also reveal OSA severity is correlated to the degree...

Sleep Apnea Found to Impact Pain Severity in Younger Adults

Sleep specialists might want to take a closer look at the connections between obstructive sleep apnea, chronic pain, and reported pain intensity in younger patients....

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...

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...