New AASM guideline recommends use of actigraphy for sleep disorders
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  August 13, 2018  
  Sleep Disorder  
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 Mother’s sleep can impact health of their growing baby, shows researchMother’s sleep can impact health of their growing baby, shows research
 
How much sleep mothers get when they are pregnant can impact on the health of their growing baby, according to a new scoping study conducted by the University of South Australia.
 
   New study links obstructive sleep apnea with changes to brain structure typical of dementiaNew study links obstructive sleep apnea with changes to brain structure typical of dementia
 
Obstructive sleep apnoea is associated with changes to the structure of the brain that are also seen in the early stages of dementia, according to a study published in the European Respiratory Journal.
 
   Sleep supports antioxidant processes, study suggestsSleep supports antioxidant processes, study suggests
 
Understanding sleep has become increasingly important in modern society, where chronic loss of sleep has become rampant and pervasive.
 
 Research reveals new gears in the circadian clock
 
Research reveals new gears in the circadian clockA long-studied factor controlling human sleep cycles actually has two forms, one that keeps a key protein stable and another that promotes its degradation.
 
 
 New AASM guideline recommends use of actigraphy for sleep disorders
 
New AASM guideline recommends use of actigraphy for sleep disordersActigraphy can be a useful clinical tool for the evaluation of adult and pediatric patients with suspected sleep disorders, including circadian rhythm sleep-wake disorders, according to a clinical practice guideline from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine
 
 
 FAU and partners receive NIH research grant to shed light on sleep loss and metabolic disorders
 
FAU and partners receive NIH research grant to shed light on sleep loss and metabolic disordersA neuroscientist from Florida Atlantic University's Jupiter Life Science Initiative and collaborators from the University of Minnesota and Stowers Institute for Medical Research recently a received a four-year, $1.68 million R01 research grant from the National Institutes of Health's National Institute of General Medical Sciences for a project titled, "Understanding Complex Trait Architecture through Population Genomics."
 
 
 Researchers identify neural link between depression and sleep problems
 
Researchers identify neural link between depression and sleep problemsThe neural link between depression and sleep problems has been identified for the first time in a new study by researchers at the University of Warwick and Fudan University.