Study finds that 30 minutes of additional nightly sleep may have health benefits
A study in the June issue of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine found a clear dose-response between sleep duration and health status: the more hours of sleep, the better the overall self-reported health.
Submit an abstract to the 2016 Dissemination and Implementation Conference
Submit an abstract to be considered for presentation at the 9th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation in Health, Dec. 14-15, 2016, at the Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, D.C.
Study finds night-to-night variability in home sleep apnea testing results for mild OSA
Patients with mild obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) are more likely to exhibit short-term, night-to-night variability in their apnea-hypopnea index (AHI) during home sleep apnea testing (HSAT), according to a study in the June issue of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine.
Submit public comments on USPSTF draft recommendations for adult sleep apnea screening
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force is requesting public comments on its draft recommendation statement for "Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Adults: Screening," which “concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for OSA in asymptomatic adults.”
NIMH requests perspectives on the state of mental illness research
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) has issued a request for information (RFI) seeking external input on the state of mental illness research and the role of NIMH in the development of this research.