In circadian rhythm sleep–wake disorders precision medicine is less developed than in other medical disciplines mainly because homeostatic sleep and circadian timing have a very complex phenotype with multiple genetic regulation mechanisms.
Browsing: sleep disorders
Researchers suggest that sleeping disorders such as insomnia and sleep apnea are linked to stroke risk and poor recovery following a stroke.
New research highlights a compound closely linked to orexin as a potentially important treatment for narcolepsy.
Men and individuals over the age of 65 years report sleeping better when they have access to natural surroundings, such as a park or beach.
Men and individuals over the age of 65 who have access to natural surroundings report improved sleep quality.
We talked to Neurology Central expert panel member and sleep expert Thanh Dang-Vu about current research in the field.
Breaking the cycle: sleep disturbance as a target for remedying the ‘cycle of distress’ in osteoarthritis
This editorial summarizes the literature on the co-occurrence of sleep disturbance and pain, presents theoretical models linking sleep and pain, and discusses the next steps for future research and treatment.