Sleep Health

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    Women’s Health Sleep Survey – ASA, Women’s Health and Thrive Global

    ASA is partnering with Women’s Health and Thrive Global to learn more about women’s biggest sleep issues and ultimately help you get the sleep you deserve. Tell us about the […]

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    Sleep Helps Infants with Language Development

    Babies’ brains do astonishing things during sleep.  New research out of Leipzig at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences (MPI CBS) found that babies can associate […]

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    Stress Hormones and Sleep Patterns Change After Violent Crimes

    In 2015, the U.S. Department of Justice reported that the United States saw nearly 1.2 million violent crimes, including sexual assault, assault, robbery, and homicide.  New research has found that […]

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    Sleep Disorders in At-Risk Alzheimer’s Patients May Increase Cognitive Dysfunction

    New online research published early in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society¸ indicates that those with sleep-disordered breathing and a genetic predisposition to Alzheimer’s disease are at increased risk […]

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    CPAP Use Rises After Patients See Videos of Themselves

    Patient reporting and reviews are a strong component of medical research.  John Brugger is a sleep apnea patient, and like 20 million other Americans, he had trouble sleeping because of […]

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    Sleep and Alzheimer’s – Are They Related?

    New research published in the online July issue of Neurology, a prestigious medical journal from the American Academy of Neurology, noted that people with sleep disorders who are otherwise healthy […]

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    The Link Between Brain Disease and Dreams

    New research out of the University of Toronto by Dr. John Peever has attempted to answer one of the greatest questions posed by humanity: How do we dream?  In this […]

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    Pollution May be Contributing to Sleep Disturbances

    New research, as presented at the 2017 American Thoracic Society International Conference, found that exposure to increased levels of air pollution over an extended period may be making it difficult […]

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    Lonely Young Adults Suffer from Poor Sleep Quality

    More than 2000 young British adults were surveyed by scientists from King’s College London.  Findings suggest a link between poor sleep quality and loneliness. The findings were published in the […]

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    Sleep, Menopause, and Depression

    Mild Depression in Women who have Nighttime Hot Flashes The Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism published a study that found menopausal women suffer mild symptoms of depression, […]