The latest news from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine
Study finds that genetic ancestry partially explains one racial sleep difference
A new study clearly establishes a partial genetic basis underlying racial differences in slow-wave sleep, suggesting that it may be possible to develop sleep-related therapies that target specific genetic variants.
AASM and AADSM issue new joint clinical practice guideline for oral appliance therapy
In the first official joint guideline from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) and American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM), oral appliance therapy is recommended for the treatment of adult patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) who are intolerant of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy or prefer alternate therapy.
Study suggests that a causal pathway may link job stress and sleep disturbances
A new study suggests that there may be a reciprocal, causal pathway between job strain and disturbed sleep, implying that interventions to treat sleep problems may improve work satisfaction.
Patrick J. Strollo, Jr., MD, Receives Excellence in Education Award
On June 8, 2015, Patrick J. Strollo, Jr., MD, received the Excellence in Education Award from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM).
Carole L. Marcus Receives William C. Dement Academic Achievement Award
On June 8, 2015, Carole L. Marcus, MBBCh, received the William C. Dement Academic Achievement Award from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM).