Research on Sleep and Adults

Women Worrying About Cancer Are More Likely To Experience Sleep Disturbances

A significant number of women worrying about cancer may be experiencing sleep disturbances, even without a breast cancer diagnosis. 65 percent of the women in the study reported that they worried… [full story]

Getting Little Sleep May Be Associated With Risk Of Heart Disease

Sleeping less than seven and a half hours per day may be associated with future risk of heart disease, according to a new article. In addition, a combination of little sleep and overnight elevated… [full story]

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Insomnia Among Returning War Vets Is As Severe As Patients With Chronic Insomnia

Insomnia together with post-deployment adjustment disorders among returning war veterans is as severe as patients suffering from chronic…[full story]

Home Sleep Test For Diagnosing Obstructive Sleep Apnea Deemed Reliable

A small, portable device used for the home diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea has been deemed very reliable, according to new… [full story]

Daytime Sleepiness Provides Red Flag For Cardiovascular Disease

Clinicians should be alert to patients reporting “excessive” day time sleepiness, says the European Society of Cardiology, after a French study found healthy elderly people who regularly report… [full story]