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  1. Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is one of the diseases related to diabetes. Considering the varying prevalence of OSA in patients with type 2 diabetes in different parts of the world, in order to aggregate the r...

    Authors: Bahare Andayeshgar, Maryam Janatolmakan, Ali Soroush, Seyyed Mohsen Azizi and Alireza Khatony
    Citation: Sleep Science and Practice 2022 6:6
  2. The Minimal Insomnia Symptom Scale (MISS) is a three-item screening instrument that has been found to be psychometrically sound and capable of screening for insomnia among adults and older people. This study a...

    Authors: Gita Hedin, Pernilla Garmy, Annika Norell-Clarke, Hanne Tønnesen, Peter Hagell and Albert Westergren
    Citation: Sleep Science and Practice 2022 6:5
  3. Excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS), a primary symptom of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), negatively affects functioning and quality of life (QoL). EDS can persist despite primary airway therapy, and often remai...

    Authors: Christine Won, Richard K. Bogan, Karl Doghramji, Joseph Ojile, Shay Bujanover, Danielle L. Hyman, Kathleen A. Hewett and Robert Thomas
    Citation: Sleep Science and Practice 2022 6:4
  4. To determine the efficacy of decreasing spinal curvature – when sleeping laterally – in reducing low-back pain (LBP) and improving sleep quality in people with chronic LBP. Secondly, to investigate whether sle...

    Authors: Roman Bolton, Hidde Hulshof, Hein A. M. Daanen and Jaap H. van Dieën
    Citation: Sleep Science and Practice 2022 6:3
  5. There is mounting evidence for a reciprocal yet bidirectional association between sleep-disordered breathing and hypertension. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a common cause of systemic hypertension is an indep...

    Authors: Pedro Pallangyo, Lucy R. Mgopa, Zabella Mkojera, Makrina Komba, Jalack Millinga, Nsajigwa Misidai, Happiness J. Swai, Henry Mayala, Smita Bhalia, Salma Wibonela and Mohamed Janabi
    Citation: Sleep Science and Practice 2021 5:17
  6. While the importance of adequate sleep duration to normal brain development is well known, more studies are needed to characterize how undiagnosed sleep disturbance other than suboptimal sleep duration may imp...

    Authors: Xiaoxu Na, Ting Li, Linda J. Larson-Prior, Caroline E. Baldwin, Thomas M. Badger and Xiawei Ou
    Citation: Sleep Science and Practice 2021 5:16
  7. Clinically significant disc herniations in the thoracic spine are rare accounting for approximately 1% of all disc herniations. In patients with significant spinal cord compression, presenting symptoms typical...

    Authors: Tyler D. Alexander, Anthony Stefanelli, Sara Thalheimer and Joshua E. Heller
    Citation: Sleep Science and Practice 2021 5:15
  8. The aim of this study was to discover significantly changed proteins in human blood serum after loss of 6 h sleep at night. Furthermore, to reveal affected biological process- and molecular function categories...

    Authors: Alvhild Alette Bjørkum, Ana Carrasco Duran, Berven Frode, Dola Sinha Roy, Karen Rosendahl, Even Birkeland and Linda Stuhr
    Citation: Sleep Science and Practice 2021 5:14
  9. Sleep is essential for wellbeing, yet sleep disturbance is a common problem linked to a wide range of health conditions. Palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) is an endogenous fatty acid amide proposed to promote better...

    Authors: Amanda Rao, Phillippa Ebelt, Alistair Mallard and David Briskey
    Citation: Sleep Science and Practice 2021 5:12
  10. Sleep difficulties are associated with impaired executive functions (EFs) in school-aged children. However, much less is known about how sleep during infancy relates to EF in infants and toddlers. The aim of t...

    Authors: Isabel Morales-Muñoz, Saara Nolvi, Tiina Mäkelä, Eeva Eskola, Riikka Korja, Michelle Fernandes, Hasse Karlsson, E. Juulia Paavonen and Linnea Karlsson
    Citation: Sleep Science and Practice 2021 5:13
  11. The recent pandemic has made it more challenging to assess patients with suspected obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) with in laboratory polysomnography (PSG) due to concerns of patient and staff safety. The purpos...

    Authors: Najib T. Ayas, Rachel Jen and Brett Baumann
    Citation: Sleep Science and Practice 2021 5:11
  12. Malignant obesity hypoventilation syndrome (MOHS) is described as a subtype condition of OHS, characterized by extreme obesity, obese-related hypoventilation, and multiorgan dysfunction. Because of low awarene...

    Authors: Shengyu Hao, Lingling Pang, Liang Xie, Xu Wu, Zilong Liu, Pengfei Yu and Shanqun Li
    Citation: Sleep Science and Practice 2021 5:10
  13. Autonomic dysregulation associated with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may limit cardiopulmonary responses to exercise, which, in turn, may impair functional aerobic capacity (FAC) and walking economy. We aimed...

    Authors: Monira Aldhahi, Shipra Puri, Vivek Jain and Jeffrey E. Herrick
    Citation: Sleep Science and Practice 2021 5:9
  14. Sleep is a crucial part of our lives and insufficient sleep has been linked to several health disorders in both children and adults. However, most studies are based on single night laboratory polysomnography, ...

    Authors: Jesper Pedersen, Martin Gillies Banke Rasmussen, Line Grønholt Olesen, Peter Lund Kristensen and Anders Grøntved
    Citation: Sleep Science and Practice 2021 5:8
  15. Poor quality of sleep has a negative effect on academic performance of medical students. Quantity and quality of sleep in addition to average sleep time are strongly linked with students’ learning abilities, p...

    Authors: Tirusew Wondie, Alemayehu Molla, Haregewoin Mulat, Woynabeba Damene, Mengistu Bekele, Derebe Madoro and Kalkidan Yohannes
    Citation: Sleep Science and Practice 2021 5:7
  16. Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) is a neuromodulatory technique approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for use in treatment-resistant major depressive disorder. It works by generati...

    Authors: Ricardo Oroz, Simon Kung, Paul E. Croarkin and Joseph Cheung
    Citation: Sleep Science and Practice 2021 5:3

    The Correction to this article has been published in Sleep Science and Practice 2021 5:6

  17. The aim of this investigation was to examine the longitudinal association between change in insomnia status and the development of anxiety and depression in the general population.

    Authors: Magnus Johansson, Markus Jansson-Fröjmark, Annika Norell-Clarke and Steven J. Linton
    Citation: Sleep Science and Practice 2021 5:5
  18. To investigate the relationship between objectively-measured, free-living sleep quantity and quality, and cardiometabolic health, in a rural African setting in 139 adults (≥40 years, female: n = 99, male: n = 40)...

    Authors: Ian Cook, Matlawa Mohlabe and Herbert Mabalane Makgopa
    Citation: Sleep Science and Practice 2021 5:4
  19. Sleep disturbance is a common complaint in people living with HIV/AIDS. Despite the influence of sleep disturbance on treatment adherence, quality of life, work productivity, risk of chronic illness, it remain...

    Authors: Nebiyu Mengistu, Telake Azale, Solomon Yimer, Mahlet Fikreyesus, Elsa Melaku and Seid Shumye
    Citation: Sleep Science and Practice 2021 5:2
  20. Poor sleep is linked with chronic conditions common in older adults, including diabetes, heart disease, and dementia. Valid and reliable field methods to objectively measure sleep are thus greatly needed to ex...

    Authors: Daniel Backhouse, Ryan Stanley Falck and Teresa Liu-Ambrose
    Citation: Sleep Science and Practice 2020 4:16
  21. Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA), a condition characterized by a complete or partial cessation of airflow during sleep, can cause various cardiovascular disorders including hypertension. The aim of the study was...

    Authors: Ozaifa Kareem, Masood Tanvir and G. N. Bader
    Citation: Sleep Science and Practice 2020 4:15
  22. Avoiding supine position can reduce snoring in most habitual snorers. However, devices that restrict the sleeping position cause discomfort or disrupt sleep resulting in low compliance. Therefore, mechanisms, ...

    Authors: Elisabeth Wilhelm, Francesco Crivelli, Nicolas Gerig, Malcolm Kohler and Robert Riener
    Citation: Sleep Science and Practice 2020 4:14
  23. Sleep-related rhythmic movement disorder is characterized by repetitive gross-motor movements at sleep onset or during sleep, which result in clinical consequences such as impact on daytime functioning and inj...

    Authors: Rachel M. van Sluijs, Elisabeth Wilhelm, Quincy J. Rondei, Lukas Jäger, Markus Gall, Heinrich Garn, Peter Achermann, Oskar G. Jenni, Robert Riener and Catherine M. Hill
    Citation: Sleep Science and Practice 2020 4:13
  24. Sleep disorder is a critical problem in cardiac patients. This study aimed to compare the effects of aromatherapy ‌with peppermint and lavender essential oils on the sleep quality of cardiac patients.

    Authors: Somayeh Mahdavikian, Mansour Rezaei, Masoud Modarresi and Alireza Khatony
    Citation: Sleep Science and Practice 2020 4:10
  25. Poor sleep is common among older adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI)—a transition stage between healthy cognition and dementia. Objective, reliable, and low-burden field methods to measure older adult ...

    Authors: Ryan S. Falck, Cindy K. Barha, Patrick C. Y. Chan and Teresa Liu-Ambrose
    Citation: Sleep Science and Practice 2020 4:11
  26. Disproportionate bulging of the pars membranosa into the central airway on expiration, now termed ‘excessive dynamic airway collapse’ (EDAC), has poorly characterised significance. Despite physiological argume...

    Authors: Thomas David Crowhurst, Petar Tcherveniakov, Brett Lorraine, Jonathan Frederick Polasek, Phan Tien Nguyen and Aeneas Yeo
    Citation: Sleep Science and Practice 2020 4:8
  27. Sleep hygiene is a series of behavioral practices that can be performed by individuals with sleep complaints to prevent or reverse sleep difficulties. The feasibility, cost-effectiveness, absence of side effec...

    Authors: Nebiyu Mengistu, Zelalem Belayneh and Seid Shumye
    Citation: Sleep Science and Practice 2020 4:9
  28. Insomnia is a sleep disorder characterized by multiple nocturnal symptoms (sleep onset, maintenance and terminal insomnia). However, these symptoms are assumed to have the same weight in the diagnosis and cons...

    Authors: Daniela Bragantini, Børge Sivertsen, Philip Gehrman, Stian Lydersen and Ismail Cüneyt Güzey
    Citation: Sleep Science and Practice 2020 4:7
  29. This study aims to undertake the first critical review of self-care use among adults with sleep disturbances by focusing on the prevalence of self-care—the self-determined and self-administered use of products...

    Authors: Sophie Meredith, Jane Frawley, David Sibbritt and Jon Adams
    Citation: Sleep Science and Practice 2020 4:4
  30. Myofunctional therapy (MT) is a therapeutic option with demonstrated efficacy for treating sleep-disordered breathing. We assessed the clinical application of a newly developed m-Health App, which aimed to all...

    Authors: Carlos O’Connor Reina, Guillermo Plaza, Jose Maria Ignacio-Garcia, Peter Baptista Jardin, Maria Teresa Garcia-Iriarte, Juan Carlos Casado-Morente, Eugenio De Vicente Gonzalez and Agustin Rodriguez-Reina
    Citation: Sleep Science and Practice 2020 4:3
  31. We developed and implemented a structured clinical documentation support (SCDS) toolkit within the electronic medical record, to optimize patient care, facilitate documentation, and capture data at office visi...

    Authors: Demetrius M. Maraganore, Thomas Freedom, Kelly Claire Simon, Lori E. Lovitz, Camelia Musleh, Richard Munson, Nabeela Nasir, Smita Patel, Joya Paul, Mari Viola-Saltzman, Steven Meyers, Richard Chesis, Laura Hillman, Samuel Tideman, Anna Pham, Rosa Maria Vazquez…
    Citation: Sleep Science and Practice 2020 4:1
  32. Disorders of Arousal  (DOA) are mental and motor behaviors arising from NREM sleep. They comprise a spectrum of manifestations of increasing intensity from confusional arousals to sleep terrors to sleepwalking.

    Authors: Giuseppe Loddo, Régis Lopez, Rosalia Cilea, Yves Dauvilliers and Federica Provini
    Citation: Sleep Science and Practice 2019 3:5
  33. Patients on hemodialysis (HD) commonly suffer from poor sleep quality which in turn compromises their quality of life and well as their mortality risk according to many studies. In Palestine however, no single...

    Authors: Ahmad M. Samara, Moutaz W. Sweileh, Ali M. Omari, Leen S. Omari, Hazar H. Dagash, Waleed M. Sweileh, Nehal Natour and Sa’ed H. Zyoud
    Citation: Sleep Science and Practice 2019 3:4
  34. Violent behavior during sleep is a common problem, affecting > 2% of the population > 15 years old as found in two large epidemiologic studies. The differential diagnosis of sleep related injury and violence i...

    Authors: Carlos H. Schenck
    Citation: Sleep Science and Practice 2019 3:2
  35. Positive airway pressure is the main treatment modality in obstructive sleep apnea. The level of pressure needed for each patient is defined by a positive airway pressure titration study. Predicting those who ...

    Authors: Javad Setareh, Majid Malekmohammad, Mahnaz Amini, Batoul Khoundabi and Parisa Adimi Naghan
    Citation: Sleep Science and Practice 2019 3:1
  36. High intakes of fruit and vegetable has been shown to protect against diseases and all-cause mortality however, the associations between sleep and fruit and vegetable consumption are not well characterized. Th...

    Authors: Essra A. Noorwali, Laura J. Hardie and Janet E. Cade
    Citation: Sleep Science and Practice 2018 2:13
  37. Symptoms of acquired tracheobronchomalacia (TBM) include wheezing, shortness of breath, and chronic cough, and can negatively affect quality of life. Successful treatment of TBM requires identification of the ...

    Authors: Christena A. Kolakowski, Donald R. Rollins, Theodore Jennermann, Allen D. Stevens, James T. Good Jr, Joshua L. Denson and Richard J. Martin
    Citation: Sleep Science and Practice 2018 2:10
  38. The Morningness-Eveningness Questionnaire (MEQ) and Munich ChronoType Questionnaire (MCTQ) are sometimes used to estimate circadian timing. However, it remains unclear if they can reflect a change in circadian...

    Authors: Helen J. Burgess, Fumitaka Kikyo, Zerbrina Valdespino-Hayden, Muneer Rizvydeen, Momoko Kimura, Mark H. Pollack, Stevan E. Hobfoll, Kumar B. Rajan, Alyson K. Zalta and John W. Burns
    Citation: Sleep Science and Practice 2018 2:12
  39. Actigraphs are widely used portable wrist-worn devices that record tri-axial accelerometry data. These data can be used to approximate amount and timing of sleep and wake. Their clinical utility is limited, ho...

    Authors: Joseph Cheung, Jamie M. Zeitzer, Haoyang Lu and Emmanuel Mignot
    Citation: Sleep Science and Practice 2018 2:11
  40. Inadequate sleep quantity and quality is a public health concern with an array of detrimental health outcomes. Portable technological devices have become a ubiquitous part of adolescents’ lives and may affect ...

    Authors: Xi Mei, Qi Zhou, Xingxing Li, Pan Jing, Xiaojia Wang and Zhenyu Hu
    Citation: Sleep Science and Practice 2018 2:9
  41. Some sleep disorders are known risk factors for occupational injuries (OIs). This study aimed to compare the prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) in a population of patients with OIs admitted ...

    Authors: Stig Solbach, Katrin Uehli, Werner Strobel, Stefanie Brighenti-Zogg, Selina Dürr, Sabrina Maier, Michel Hug, Roland Bingisser, Jörg Daniel Leuppi and David Miedinger
    Citation: Sleep Science and Practice 2018 2:8