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Additions to Our Sleep Armamentarium

The latest developments in pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic approaches to treating sleep disorders.

Sleep Disorders

Increased orexin in this disorder is associated with disease severity, total tau protein levels, sleep impairment, and cognitive deterioration.

Sleep is fundamental to good health and sense of well-being. When either of these is affected, sleep quality needs to be a key consideration.

In what psychiatric disorder, if any, has wake therapy been useful to alleviate symptoms? Take the quiz and learn more.

In this video, Dr Karl Doghramji, describes the various agents available for managing sleep disorders and discusses the adverse effects associated with over-the-counter, nutraceutical, and prescription sleep aids.

A significant percentage of patients with MS in the sample screened positive for 1 or more sleep disorders. Most were undiagnosed.

Chronobiology—the science of daily (circadian), monthly, tidal, and seasonal rhythms—has undergone exponential growth in the past decade, with major discoveries at the molecular and neuroanatomic level.

Recent studies have suggested that H1N1 influenza might be the trigger for some patients, but a number of interesting questions remain.

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