Study links pre-diagnostic sleep duration to cancer survival in women
Short sleep duration combined with frequent snoring reported prior to cancer diagnosis may influence subsequent cancer survival, particularly breast cancer survival, according to a study published in the April issue of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine.
Study finds no decrease in U.S. childhood obesity prevalence
A study published in the May issue of the journal Obesity reports that there is no evidence of a decline in obesity prevalence among U.S. children and adolescents, despite substantial clinical and policy efforts targeting the issue.
Study links psychological and social work factors to disturbed sleep
A study in the April issue of the journal SLEEP reports that psychological and social work factors were significantly linked to disturbed sleep and difficulties initiating sleep.
Submit input on revisions for the NIH Sleep Disorders Research Plan
The National Institutes of Health has issued a request for information (RFI) to solicit input regarding the revisions for the NIH Sleep Disorders Research Plan, which was last published in 2011 and is now undergoing revision.
Submit letter of intent by May 2 for 2016 ASMF Strategic Research Award for sleep telemedicine
The American Sleep Medicine Foundation (ASMF) has announced the 2016 Strategic Research Award, which is a focused request for applications (RFA) to study the role of telehealth/telemedicine using the AASM SleepTM platform in the evaluation and management of patients with sleep disorders.