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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.

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Researchers to test effectiveness of wristwatch-like devices for detecting sleep apnea in TBI patients

Researchers to test effectiveness of wristwatch-like devices for detecting sleep apnea in TBI patients

Gene CRY1 variant alters circadian clock contributing to delayed sleep phase disorder, study finds

Gene CRY1 variant alters circadian clock contributing to delayed sleep phase disorder, study finds

Pharmaceuticalization of today’s sleep

Pharmaceuticalization of today’s sleep

Researchers identify active component of Indian herb that induces sleep

Researchers identify active component of Indian herb that induces sleep

New study shows link between OSA and complications with previously implanted oral prosthetics

New study shows link between OSA and complications with previously implanted oral prosthetics

BodyCap wins medical CE mark for ingestible connected pill e-Celsius

BodyCap wins medical CE mark for ingestible connected pill e-Celsius

BIDMC review focuses on neural circuitry of wakefulness and sleep

BIDMC review focuses on neural circuitry of wakefulness and sleep

Medical students' licensing exam barely covers items related to obesity, study finds

Medical students' licensing exam barely covers items related to obesity, study finds

Nasal breathing may help get better night's sleep

Nasal breathing may help get better night's sleep

Workplace-based sleep health program can reduce injuries and disability in firefighters

Workplace-based sleep health program can reduce injuries and disability in firefighters

Researchers identify first two core genes that regulate deep sleep and dreaming

Researchers identify first two core genes that regulate deep sleep and dreaming

Vanderbilt sleep specialists offer tips to manage daylight saving time transition

Vanderbilt sleep specialists offer tips to manage daylight saving time transition

Primary headache patients diagnosed with more comorbidities have high healthcare costs, research shows

Primary headache patients diagnosed with more comorbidities have high healthcare costs, research shows

Review examines link between insomnia and alcohol dependence

Review examines link between insomnia and alcohol dependence

Sleep paralysis can be strange and frightening experience but not harmful

Sleep paralysis can be strange and frightening experience but not harmful

Oventus reports early revenues, establishes platform for accelerated growth

Oventus reports early revenues, establishes platform for accelerated growth

Report reveals staggering cost of undiagnosed obstructive sleep apnea in the U.S.

Report reveals staggering cost of undiagnosed obstructive sleep apnea in the U.S.

UCLA researchers develop noninvasive technique to treat breathing problems in premature babies

UCLA researchers develop noninvasive technique to treat breathing problems in premature babies

CSIRO's partner Oventus Medical listed on ASX after raising $12 million

CSIRO's partner Oventus Medical listed on ASX after raising $12 million

Study finds significant increase in age-adjusted prevalence of sleep disorders among U.S. veterans

Study finds significant increase in age-adjusted prevalence of sleep disorders among U.S. veterans