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A new systematic review of 38 studies that assessed the impact of white noise machines on sleep indicates that more research is needed to assess the benefits and harms of these machines. Study author Mathias Basner, MD, PhD, answered our questions about these findings and their potential implications for practice.
She talks about treating sleep conditions in children and adults with autism. Because 1 out of every 59 children has autism, practitioners will soon see more adults with autism and sleep disorders.
Lead author Joanna E. MacLean, MD, PhD, from the University of Alberta, answers our questions about her latest research on the relationship between bedwetting, nighttime arousal, and OSA in children.
In this commentary, Rebecca Robbins, PhD, explains a few of the top myths patients believe about sleep and how knowing about these beliefs can help practitioners’ approach to conversing with patients about sleep habits.
In this podcast, Amita Sehgal, PhD, talks about using small-animal models, such as fruit fly models, to determine how and why we sleep. Do flies actually sleep? Listen in to find out!