Risky driving behaviors increase as common sleep disorder worsens

Journal Reference: Jason M Doherty, Catherine M Roe, Samantha A Murphy, Ann M Johnson, Ella Fleischer, Cristina D Toedebusch, Tiara Redrick, David Freund, John C Morris, Suzanne E Schindler, Anne M Fagan, David M Holtzman, Brendan P Lucey, Ganesh M Babulal. Adverse driving behaviors are associated with sleep apnea severity and age in cognitively normal … Read more

Drug reduced frequency of breathing pauses in sleep apnea

Journal Reference: Jan Hedner, Kaj Stenlöf, Ding Zou, Erik Hoff, Corinna Hansen, Katrin Kuhn, Peter Lennartz, Ludger Grote. A Randomized Controlled Trial Exploring Safety and Tolerability of Sulthiame in Sleep Apnea. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 2022; DOI: 10.1164/rccm.202109-2043oc The treatment that has been tested is carbonic anhydrase (CA) inhibition, CA being … Read more

Study finds persistent racial and ethnic disparities in sleep duration

Journal Reference: Baylee F. Bakkila, Daniel Kerekes, Marcella Nunez-Smith, Kevin G. Billingsley, Nita Ahuja, Karen Wang, Carol Oladele, Caroline H. Johnson, Sajid A. Khan. Evaluation of Racial Disparities in Quality of Care for Patients With Gastrointestinal Tract Cancer Treated With Surgery. JAMA Network Open, 2022; 5 (4): e225664 DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.5664 The study was published on … Read more

Enhancing deep sleep

Journal Reference: Caroline Lustenberger, M. Laura Ferster, Stephanie Huwiler, Luzius Brogli, Esther Werth, Reto Huber, Walter Karlen. Auditory deep sleep stimulation in older adults at home: a randomized crossover trial. Communications Medicine, 2022; 2 (1) DOI: 10.1038/s43856-022-00096-6 Many people, especially the elderly, suffer from abnormal sleep. In particular, the deep sleep phases become shorter and … Read more

Loss of neurons, not lack of sleep, makes Alzheimer’s patients drowsy

Journal Reference: Jun Y. Oh, Christine M. Walsh, Kamalini Ranasinghe, Mihovil Mladinov, Felipe L. Pereira, Cathrine Petersen, Neus Falgàs, Leslie Yack, Tia Lamore, Rakin Nasar, Caroline Lew, Song Li, Thomas Metzler, Quentin Coppola, Natalie Pandher, Michael Le, Hilary W. Heuer, Helmut Heinsen, Salvatore Spina, William W. Seeley, Joel Kramer, Gil D. Rabinovici, Adam L. Boxer, … Read more

Our sleep shows how risk-seeking we are

Journal Reference: Mirjam Studler, Lorena R.R. Gianotti, Katharina Koch, Jan Hausfeld, Leila Tarokh, Angelina Maric, Daria Knoch. Local slow-wave activity over the right prefrontal cortex reveals individual risk preferences. NeuroImage, 2022; 253: 119086 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2022.119086 Each day, we make countless decisions in which we take different risks — in road traffic, when buying shares or … Read more

When it comes to sleep, it’s quality over quantity

Journal Reference: Qing Dong, Nicholas W. Gentry, Thomas McMahon, Maya Yamazaki, Lorena Benitez-Rivera, Tammy Wang, Li Gan, Louis Ptáček, Ying-Hui Fu. Familial natural short sleep mutations reduce Alzheimer pathology in mice. iScience, 2022; 103964 DOI: 10.1016/j.isci.2022.103964 “There’s a dogma in the field that everyone needs eight hours of sleep, but our work to date confirms … Read more

Close the blinds during sleep to protect your health

Journal Reference: Ivy C. Mason, Daniela Grimaldi, Kathryn J. Reid, Chloe D. Warlick, Roneil G. Malkani, Sabra M. Abbott, Phyllis C. Zee. Light exposure during sleep impairs cardiometabolic function. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2022; 119 (12) DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2113290119 “The results from this study demonstrate that just a single night of exposure to … Read more

Sleep apnea accelerates getting older, but treatment may reverse it

Journal Reference: Rene Cortese, David Sanz-Rubio, Leila Kheirandish-Gozal, José Maria Marin, David Gozal. Epigenetic age acceleration in obstructive sleep apnea is reversible with adherent treatment. European Respiratory Journal, 2022; 2103042 DOI: 10.1183/13993003.03042-2021 Age acceleration testing involves a blood test that analyzes DNA and uses an algorithm to measure a person’s biological age. The phenomenon of … Read more

Science one step closer to turning off seizures, sleep disturbances linked to intellectual disability

Science one step closer to turning off seizures, sleep disturbances linked to intellectual disability – NovLink Home Mash E Science one step closer to turning off seizures, sleep disturbances linked to intellectual disability We want to thank the writer of this post for this incredible web content Science one step closer to turning off seizures, … Read more

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