Featured article: A circadian based inflammatory response – implications for respiratory disease and treatment
"This review evaluates what is currently known in terms of circadian biology of immune response and the cross-talk between circadian and immune system. We discuss the circadian pattern of three respiratory-related inflammatory diseases, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, allergic rhinitis and asthma."
Aims and scope
Sleep Science and Practice (SSP) is an open access journal for clinicians and researchers interested in the study of sleep and sleep medicine. The mission of this journal is to publish international basic and clinical sleep-related research that assists sleep specialists, scientists, and other professionals with their research and patient-care activities. The scope of the journal spans the following:
- Basic sleep concepts, science, deprivation, and mechanisms
- Translational sleep research
- Anatomy, physiology, and pharmacology of sleep
- Assessment, instrumentation, methodology, training, and policies of sleep
- Sleep disorders, such as insomnia, hypersomnias, circadian rhythm sleep disorders, sleep-related breathing disorders, sleep-related movement disorders, and parasomnias
- Sleep and comorbidities
- Sleep in special populations
SSP welcomes manuscripts on these topics and recognizes the interdisciplinary nature of sleep and sleep medicine through sleep-related research contributions from diverse fields such as neurology, immunology, pulmonary medicine, internal medicine, psychiatry, psychology, dentistry, pediatrics, endocrinology, genetics, and otolaryngology.
Featured blog: Is purpose in life associated with less sleep disturbance in older adults?
In this blog, Dr Turner discusses her study in Sleep Science and Practice, in which she found individuals with higher levels of purpose in life had overall better sleep quality, and a lower risk of sleep-related disorders.
Reasons to publish in Sleep Science and Practice
- Editorial Board of leading experts from the Americas, Asia and Europe
- Multidisciplinary focus, including neurology, psychiatry and respiratory sleep research
- High visibility – permanent, unrestricted, free online access
- High-quality peer review service
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