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The new device is used while patients are awake to help improve muscle function in the tongue which, over time, could help prevent the tongue from collapsing backwards and hindering the airway as patients sleep.
The new guideline contains 1 strong recommendation and several conditional recommendations regarding the use of behavioral and psychiatric treatments among adults with chronic insomnia disorder.
Findings presented at the SLEEP 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting suggest that taking longer, more frequent naps during the day may be associated with incident Alzheimer dementia risk among community-based older adults.
Findings from a phase 3 trial assessing the safety and efficacy of daridorexant among adult and elderly patients with insomnia were presented at SLEEP 2020.
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine has called for an end to daylight savings time in a new position statement, citing potential public health and safety benefits.
The new drug is the first FDA-approved option for this indication in more than 15 years and contains significantly less sodium than a current standard-of-care option.
Cannabis use for medicinal effects is a highly debated topic, though research has shown positive effects of cannabis use for some health conditions. Do you think it has positive effects for sleep disorders?
Sleep disruption is common among children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder. Which pharmacological option is recommended for this population when behavioral changes are not successful? Test your knowledge with our latest pop quiz!
Wearable devices are popular among the general population, and research has shown that wearables may improve the diagnosis of certain health conditions. Would you use wearables to diagnose sleep conditions?
Chronic fatigue syndrome, or myalgic encephalomyelitis, is an organic disease of unknown origin. It can affect various parts of the body as well as patients' sleep. Do you think neurologists should be the point of care for these patients?
A 63-year-old woman presents to your office with persistent headaches for the past 6 months. Can you make a diagnosis?