A new study links restless leg syndrome to poor quality sleep and poor daytime function in pregnant women. RLS is common in pregnant women, especially in the third trimester. It is estimated up to 36% of women suffer RLS at some point during pregnancy. Researchers say identifying and treating RLS could help alleviate some of the burden of the symptoms.
Researchers say there is currently insufficient evidence for the safety and efficacy of medical marijuana as a treatment for sleep apnea.
A new study reports NFL teams perform better during night time games, thanks to a circadian advantage. Winning teams who play late evening games have fewer turnovers and players had better circadian regulated awareness than those who play in afternoon games, researchers report.
Researchers have developed a new algorithm that can determine the ideal time to consume, and correct dosage of caffeine that can maximize alertness under sleep loss conditions.
A new study reveals a link between prenatal depression and sleep quality in children. Researchers report maternal depression, both prenatal and postnatal, is associated with greater sleep disturbances in children.
Researchers report teenage girls are more heavily impacted by sleepiness than boys of the same age. The study reveals teen girls have more trouble saying awake during school hours and often feel too tired to embark on other social activities.
Researchers propose a variety of therapeutic approaches and medications to help combat adult nightmare disorder.
Researchers report insufficient sleep is associated with unhealthy eating patterns, an increased risk of obesity and more screen time in school aged children.
Researchers report increased light pollution resulting from outdoor artificial light exposure is linked to a higher risk of sleep disorders and prescription of hypnotic drugs in older people.
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Using 3D imaging and artificial intelligence, researchers discovered the shortest distance between two points on the curved surface of the face predicted, with 89% accuracy, which patients had sleep apnea.
Regular exercise reduces the risk of developing obstructive sleep apnea, a new study reports. Adding twenty minutes to a daily walk, and increasing vigorous daily activities by eight minutes significantly lower sleep apnea risk.