What's the science behind predictive dreams?
Do you consider sleep deprivation to be a possible contributor to your patients’ symptoms? Do you routinely ask your patients about sleep deprivation?
A number of agents are being investigated as potential new therapies for narcolepsy. Here's a brief overview.
This article reviews current literature on insomnia and alcohol use disorders and highlights assessment and treatment of sleep disorders in patients with comorbid alcohol abuse.
Orexin B protects vulnerable midbrain neurons from degeneration and preserves their function. This sleep-promoting protein could provide a new target for potential treatments.
Increased orexin in this disorder is associated with disease severity, total tau protein levels, sleep impairment, and cognitive deterioration.
A significant percentage of patients with MS in the sample screened positive for 1 or more sleep disorders. Most were undiagnosed.
Normal weight adults appear to consume significantly more calories when they are sleep deprived, according to research presented at the American Heart Association's Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Metabolism/Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention 2011 Scientific Sessions, held from March 22 to 25 in Atlanta.