Sleep Disorder News and Research

RSS
A sleep disorder (somnipathy) is a medical disorder of the sleep patterns of a person or animal. Some sleep disorders are serious enough to interfere with normal physical, mental and emotional functioning. A test commonly ordered for some sleep disorders is the polysomnogram.
African-Americans and other racial minorities more likely to have sleep durations associated with increased mortality

African-Americans and other racial minorities more likely to have sleep durations associated with increased mortality

Children just beginning school need their sleep

Children just beginning school need their sleep

Cell phone use after bedtime is prevalent among adolescents - contributes to poor sleep

Cell phone use after bedtime is prevalent among adolescents - contributes to poor sleep

Baby's conception and birth influences mother's dreams

Baby's conception and birth influences mother's dreams

1,000 strains of mice that feature the genetic diversity of the world population

1,000 strains of mice that feature the genetic diversity of the world population

Genial bone advancement trephine effective treatiment for sleep apnea

Genial bone advancement trephine effective treatiment for sleep apnea

Restless legs syndrome common and troublesome in children and adolescents

Restless legs syndrome common and troublesome in children and adolescents

New coalition to tackle sleep disorders in older adults

New coalition to tackle sleep disorders in older adults

Insulin Resistance Syndrome could be key to preventing cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes and Alzheimer's

Insulin Resistance Syndrome could be key to preventing cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes and Alzheimer's

Violence associated with disorders of arousal

Violence associated with disorders of arousal

Modafinil under study for bipolar disorder

Modafinil under study for bipolar disorder

Rotating shift workers have lower levels of serotonin

Rotating shift workers have lower levels of serotonin

Persons with narcolepsy with cataplexy have low levels of protein thought to help regulate sleep

Persons with narcolepsy with cataplexy have low levels of protein thought to help regulate sleep

Methylphenidate improves vigilance performance of ADHD children with poor sleep

Methylphenidate improves vigilance performance of ADHD children with poor sleep

Medications frequently used to treat children with sleep difficulties

Medications frequently used to treat children with sleep difficulties

Biological markers of narcolepsy

Biological markers of narcolepsy

Restless legs gene found

Restless legs gene found

Older women with memory problems at higher risk of sleep disorders

Older women with memory problems at higher risk of sleep disorders

Chronic insomnia can lead to anxiety and depression

Chronic insomnia can lead to anxiety and depression

People with narcolepsy have a high frequency of REM sleep without muscle atonia

People with narcolepsy have a high frequency of REM sleep without muscle atonia

While we only use edited and approved content for Azthena answers, it may on occasions provide incorrect responses. Please confirm any data provided with the related suppliers or authors. We do not provide medical advice, if you search for medical information you must always consult a medical professional before acting on any information provided.

Your questions, but not your email details will be shared with OpenAI and retained for 30 days in accordance with their privacy principles.

Please do not ask questions that use sensitive or confidential information.

Read the full Terms & Conditions.