Study links PTSD to high risk of sleep apnea in young veterans
A new study of young U.S. veterans shows that the probability of having a high risk of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) increased with increasing severity of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms.
ASMF announces call for proposals for 2015 Strategic Research Award
The American Sleep Medicine Foundation (ASMF) is now accepting proposals for the 2015 Strategic Research Award (SRA).
Study finds decreased cerebral perfusion in adults with sleep apnea
According to a study in the May issue of the journal SLEEP, there is decreased regional cerebral perfusion during wakefulness in participants with moderate-severe obstructive sleep apnea.
CDC analysis indicates 70 million U.S. adults sleep 6 hours or less
Data analysis by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggests that the percentage of adults sleeping 6 hours or less increased by 31 percent from 1985 to 2012. Results are published in the May issue of the journal SLEEP.
Study shows children sleep better when they have a regular nightly bedtime routine
A study in the May issue of SLEEP found that a consistent bedtime routine was associated with better sleep outcomes, including earlier bedtimes, shorter sleep onset latency, reduced night wakings, and increased sleep duration in young children up to 6 years of age.