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  1. Content type: Review

    Circadian clocks regulate the daily timing of many of our physiological, metabolic and biochemical functions. The immune system also displays circadian oscillations in immune cell count, synthesis and cytokine...

    Authors: Maria Comas, Christopher J. Gordon, Brian G. Oliver, Nicholas W. Stow, Gregory King, Pawan Sharma, Alaina J. Ammit, Ronald R. Grunstein and Craig L. Phillips

    Citation: Sleep Science and Practice 2017 1:18

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  2. Content type: Research

    When considering the benefits of the 6-min walking test (6-MWT) in research fields and the need of treatment for moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) patients, research in this field is of great ad...

    Authors: Parisa Adimi Naghan, Oldooz Aloosh, Hamze Ali Torang and Majid Malekmohammad

    Citation: Sleep Science and Practice 2017 1:17

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  3. Content type: Short report

    This descriptive study was conducted to examine the changes in the symptom frequency in patients with rapid eye movement (REM) sleep behavior disorder (RBD) without medical intervention, in order to determine ...

    Authors: Yukiyoshi Sumi, Masahiro Matsuo, Takao Nakabayashi, Fumi Masuda, Masahiro Takahashi, Takashi Kanemura, Kenichi Kuriyama, Naoto Yamada, Masanori Takami and Hiroshi Kadotani

    Citation: Sleep Science and Practice 2017 1:16

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  4. Content type: Review

    Older adults frequently suffer from sleep disturbances. In addition, with increasing age such disturbances may accompany mild cognitive changes that are symptomatic of a range of neurodegenerative conditions. ...

    Authors: Erin L. Cassidy-Eagle and Allison Siebern

    Citation: Sleep Science and Practice 2017 1:15

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  5. Content type: Review

    Oral appliance (OA) therapy is a promising alternative to continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) for patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). By holding the mandible in a forward position, an OA keeps ...

    Authors: Hiroko Tsuda, Naohisa Wada and Shin-ichi Ando

    Citation: Sleep Science and Practice 2017 1:12

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  6. Content type: Research

    The primary metric extracted from the polysomnogram in patients with sleep apnea is the apnea-hypopnea index (or respiratory disturbance index) and its derivatives. Other phenomena of possible importance such ...

    Authors: Robert Joseph Thomas, Chol Shin, Matt Travis Bianchi, Clete Kushida and Chang-Ho Yun

    Citation: Sleep Science and Practice 2017 1:11

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  7. Content type: Research

    The present study aimed to analyze the association among depression, sleep quality, and quality of life using the Japanese version of the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV Axis I Disorders Non-Patient E...

    Authors: Tomiko Kadotani, Hiroshi Kadotani, Honami Arai, Masanori Takami, Hiroyasu Ito, Masahiro Matsuo and Naoto Yamada

    Citation: Sleep Science and Practice 2017 1:9

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  8. Content type: Research

    Patients are accessing online health information frequently and using it to guide treatment decisions. Few studies have been done assessing obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) information, and no studies have examin...

    Authors: Christopher J. Gouveia, Hannan A. Qureshi, Robert C. Kern, Stanley Yung-Chuan Liu and Robson Capasso

    Citation: Sleep Science and Practice 2017 1:6

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  9. Content type: Research

    Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a known risk factor for postoperative atrial fibrillation (POAF) after cardiac surgery. However, whether better management of OSA reduces the risk of POAF remains unknown. The ...

    Authors: Feihong Ding, Jimmy Kar-Hing Wong, Alice S. Whittemore and Clete A. Kushida

    Citation: Sleep Science and Practice 2017 1:5

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  10. Content type: Research

    Nasal obstruction is a common problem in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Systematic evaluation of nasal obstruction remains challenging due to the high number of variables and factors that contrib...

    Authors: Carlos Torre, Robson Capasso, Soroush Zaghi, Ryan Williams and Stanley Yung-Chuan Liu

    Citation: Sleep Science and Practice 2017 1:8

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  11. Content type: Research

    Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) has been observed to be common among people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA). Sleep scales can be used to screen patients at increased “risk” of OSA who can benefit from polysomnograp...

    Authors: Andreas Ateke Njoh, Eta Ngole Mbong, Valeri Oben Mbi, Michel Karngong Mengnjo, Leonard Njamnshi Nfor, Leonard Ngarka, Samuel Eric Chokote, Julius Yundze Fonsah, Samuel Kingue, Felicien Enyime Ntone and Alfred Kongnyu Njamnshi

    Citation: Sleep Science and Practice 2017 1:4

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