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Docosahexaenoic Acid and Arachidonic Acid Supplementation and Sleep in Toddlers Born Preterm: Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Clinical Trial

Study Objectives: This secondary analysis characterized sleep patterns for toddlers born preterm and tested effects of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA)+ arachidonic acid (AA) supplementation on children’s caregiver-reported sleep. Exploratory analyses tested wh ...

Nightmares and Stress: A Longitudinal Study

Study Objectives: In nightmare etiology, trait and state factors play important roles. However, the interaction of state and trait factors has never been studied in a longitudinal design. Methods: The current sample included 406 pregnant women who were fo ...

Presleep Cognitive Arousal and Insomnia Comorbid to Parkinson Disease: Evidence for a Serial Mediation Model of Sleep-Related Safety Behaviors and Dysfunctional Beliefs About Sleep

Study Objectives: Insomnia disorder (ID) is highly associated with Parkinson disease (PD) with great negative effect on health-related quality of life. Nonetheless, the relevance of psychological processes involved in the maintenance of insomnia is yet to ...

Increased Risk for New-Onset Psychiatric Adverse Events in Patients With Newly Diagnosed Primary Restless Legs Syndrome Who Initiate Treatment With Dopamine Agonists: A Large-Scale Retrospective Claims Matched-Cohort Analysis

Study Objectives: Published literature documents increased risk for psychiatric adverse events (P-AEs) following dopamine agonist (DA) initiation for treatment of primary restless legs syndrome (RLS). We examined the association between DA initiation and ...

The Impact of Antidepressants on the Risk of Developing Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Nationwide Cohort Study in Taiwan

Study Objectives: The association between posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) has been reported inconsistently, and the association between antidepressant use and the risk of developing OSA in patients with PTSD has not ...

Association of Positive Airway Pressure Use With Acute Care Utilization and Costs

Study Objectives: The current value-based medical climate has led to scrutiny of all medical costs. Given the relationship between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and many significant comorbid medical conditions, treating patients with OSA via positive airw ...

Polysomnography Parameters Assessing Gas Exchange Best Predict Postoperative Respiratory Complications Following Adenotonsillectomy in Children With Severe OSA

Study Objectives: Adenotonsillectomy (AT) is the treatment of choice for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in children with adenotonsillar hypertrophy. Severe OSA, identified by the apnea-hypopnea index (AHI), is a risk factor for surgical complications and A ...

The Association Between Obstructive Sleep Apnea Characterized by a Minimum 3 Percent Oxygen Desaturation or Arousal Hypopnea Definition and Hypertension

Study Objectives: The association between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and hypertension in prior studies has been determined using a definition of hypopnea requiring a 4% O2 desaturation. However, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) recommends ...

Eye-Blink Parameters Detect On-Road Track-Driving Impairment Following Severe Sleep Deprivation

Study Objectives: Drowsiness leads to 20% of fatal road crashes, while inability to assess drowsiness has hampered drowsiness interventions. This study examined the accuracy of eye-blink parameters for detecting drowsiness related driving impairment in re ...

Can the Orexin Antagonist Suvorexant Preserve the Ability to Awaken to Auditory Stimuli While Improving Sleep?

Study Objectives: The safety profile of the dual orexin receptor antagonists (DORAs) are currently unknown with regard to nocturnal responsivity among people with insomnia. We compared the auditory awakening thresholds (AATs) of the DORA suvorexant (10 an ...

Association of Obstructive Sleep Apnea With the Risk of Ménière’s Disease and Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss: A Study Using Data From the Korean National Health Insurance Service

Study Objectives: Several studies have reported an association between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and neuro-otologic diseases, such as Ménière’s disease or sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSNHL). However, the exact relationship between OSA and those ...

Poor Postpartum Sleep Quality Predicts Subsequent Postpartum Depressive Symptoms in a High-Risk Sample

Study Objectives: Postpartum depression (PPD) occurs in 15% to 20% of mothers worldwide and is associated with adverse outcomes for mother and child. Prior research has established a relationship between concurrent sleep quality and PPD. We conducted a se ...

CPAP and Health-Related Quality of Life in Adults With Coronary Artery Disease and Nonsleepy Obstructive Sleep Apnea in the RICCADSA Trial

Study Objectives: To determine the effect of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in adults with coronary artery disease (CAD) and nonsleepy obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). ...

Self-Reported Sleep Duration and Pattern in Old Order Amish and Non-Amish Adults

Study Objectives: We hypothesized that sleep duration in the Amish would be longer than in non-Amish. Methods: Sleep duration was obtained by questionnaire administered to Amish individuals (n = 3,418) and from the 2015–2016 National Health and Nutrition ...

Predicting Attentional Impairment in Women With Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Using Self-Reported and Objective Measures of Sleep

Study Objectives: There is growing evidence to support sleep impairment as a core feature of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Sleep impairment in PTSD is associated with severe distress and poorer treatment outcomes. Therefore, specific attention to ...

Validation of a Consumer Sleep Wearable Device With Actigraphy and Polysomnography in Adolescents Across Sleep Opportunity Manipulations

Study Objectives: To compare the quality and consistency in sleep measurement of a consumer wearable device and a research-grade actigraph with polysomnography (PSG) in adolescents. ...

Quantitative Evaluation of the Function of the Sensory Nerve Fibers of the Palate in Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Study Objectives: To quantitatively evaluate the functional integrity of sensory nerve fibers of the palate in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) using the Neurometer system. ...

National Expansion of Sleep Telemedicine for Veterans: The TeleSleep Program

Study Objectives: (1) Review the prevalence and comorbidity of sleep disorders among United States military personnel and veterans. (2) Describe the status of sleep care services at Veterans Health Administration (VHA) facilities. (3) Characterize the dem ...

Vitamin B12 Deficiency: A Rare Cause of Excessive Daytime Sleepiness

Excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) is one of the leading reasons that patients present to sleep clinics. Approximately 10% to 14% of the adults report that excessive sleepiness interferes with their daily lives. Common causes of EDS include obstructive sl ...

Unexpected Finding of Idiopathic REM Sleep Behavior Disorder in a Young Healthy Male With Snoring: A Case Report

Idiopathic rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder is characterized by vocalizations and complex motor behaviors during sleep. We report a case of a 44-year-old male with a 20-year history of dream enactment behavior that was incidentally captured on a ...

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