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How sleep differs between men and women

“It turns out there are some notable differences in the sleep/wake patterns of women and men, which could explain why men tend to be night owls while women are more apt to be early risers.”

OSA, Sleeping duration and fasting glucose

“It is well known that OSA in nonobese individuals issignificantly associated with impaired glucose metabolism;however, OSA is not associated with abnormal glucosetolerance categories.”

NASA Challenger crash sleep deprivation

“The willingness of NASA employees in general to work excessive hours, while admirable, raises serious questions when it jeopardizes job performance.”

REM sleep behavior disorder

“Sleep is such a young field that we have the opportunity to take advantage of the fact that there is a close collaboration between basic science and clinicians.”

Sleep deprivation

“””We find that astrocytic phagocytosis of synaptic elements, mostly of presynaptic origin and in large synapses, is upregulated
already after a few hours of sleep deprivation and shows a further significant increase after prolonged and severe sleep loss”””

PA and OVS along with COPD and OSA

“Low physical activity (PA) is associated with poor health outcomes in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Comorbid obstructive sleep apnea, overlap syndrome (OVS), is highly prevalent.”

What’s the link between sleep apnea and depression?

“New research points to obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) as a potential culprit for treatment resistant depression and suggests that screening for and treating the sleep condition may alleviate symptoms of depression.”

Impact of Sleep apnea and ERRT

“This study explored the impact of suspected OSA on treatment outcomes following Exposure, Relaxation, and Rescripting Therapy (ERRT) for chronic trauma-related nightmares. “

Sleep trackers bad for insomnia?

“Some sleep specialists caution that these apps and devices may provide inaccurate data and can even exacerbate symptoms of insomnia.”

Pulmonary hypertension in pediatric patients

“The aim of this study was to help elucidate the prevalence of sleep-disordered breathing among children with PH by retrospectively analyzing all children with evidence of PH on echocardiograms at our center over a ten-year period.”