• sleeping pills

    Sleep and Antidepressants

    Major depressive disorder is most often treated with antidepressants, but the transition to using them is not always a smooth one. The average time it takes a patient to respond […]

  • driving and daytime sleepiness

    Increased Driving Risk in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea

    A simulation study presented on 09/07/2016 at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress reported that patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSA) may pose potential driving risks.  The study […]

  • sleep and memory

    Sleeping Between Study Sessions Improves Memory Recall

    New findings published in the journal Psychological Science from the Association for Psychological Science notes that sleeping in between study sessions may make recalling what you have studied easier, even […]

  • parasomnias, nightmares, and other sleep disorders

    What is Catathrenia?

    Catathrenia is a parasomnia – abnormal behavior of the nervous system during sleep – and characterized by groaning on exhalation during sleep.  The person will usually take a very deep […]

  • Possible Missing Link between Better Memory and Sleep

    Sara C. Mednick, psychology professor at the University of California, Riverside, lead a team of sleep researchers to look at the autonomic nervous system (ANS) – the part of the […]

  • diabetes and sleep

    Hope For Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Diabetes

    A new study brings hope for patients battling with obstructive sleep apnea and diabetes type 2 and poorly controlled blood sugar. The senior author, Francisco Garcia – Rio, MD, professor […]

  • Is there a Sleep Diet?

      It appears that there is a diet for almost every possible medical disorder. So is there a diet for sleep? Over the years, researchers have looked at different diets […]

  • Sleep Apnea Awareness Week Coming October 1

    Sleep Apnea Awareness Week Coming October 1 Get involved. Volunteer to share your knowledge and experience as a professional or a patient. Contact Us Today!

  • Snoring and Erectile Disorder and Sexual Dysfunction

    Analysis has proven that severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) has been related to sexual dysfunction. A current study from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota printed within the Journal of […]

  • Sleep Apnea Oral Appliance Industry is Booming

    Over the past three years, the sleep apnea oral appliance (OA) industry has appreciated significant gains. A few small sleep apnea dental device makers have been acquired. Others have seen […]