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Additions to Our Sleep Armamentarium

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

Sleep Disorders

New therapeutic avenues for improving the synchronization of the body’s various clocks may be opening up.

The odds of children becoming overweight go up with sleep-disordered breathing and short sleep duration, underscoring the need for early identification of these risk factors.

The risk of new-onset obstructive sleep apnea appears to be greater in persons who have asthma. Treating one may help the other.

Contrary to prevailing thought, alcohol promotes sleep by affecting homeostasis rather than circadian rhythms. So should drinking be used as a sleep aid?

Sleep and the circadian system play a key role in cardiovascular health and antitumor activity. While disrupting sleep patterns, night shift work also increases the risk of mortality.

Previous studies have shown a link between sleep stages and mental decline. This is the first to show that certain sleep features are related to brain changes.

New drugs that treat stubborn illness seen often in primary care lead this group of Top 5 Papers for 2014. Type 2 diabetes, cryptogenic stroke, and hep-C are key targets.

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