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Study links sleep-disordered breathing to age acceleration

SAN ANTONIO – Increasing severity of sleep-disordered breathing and sleep disruption are associated with epigenetic age acceleration, according to preliminary results of a new study. Results show that each standard deviation increase in the apnea-hypopnea index, a measure of sleep-disordered breathing severity, was associated [...]

2019-06-07T16:33:56+00:00June 7th, 2019|Press Releases|

Algorithm provides customized caffeine strategy for alertness

SAN ANTONIO – A web-based caffeine optimization tool successfully designs effective strategies to maximize alertness while avoiding excessive caffeine consumption, according to preliminary results from a new study. Using multiple sleep-deprivation and shift-work scenarios, the researchers generated caffeine-consumption guidance using the open-access tool 2B-Alert [...]

2019-06-07T14:07:07+00:00June 7th, 2019|Press Releases|

San Antonio to host premier sleep research event in June

DARIEN, IL – Don’t miss the world’s largest meeting devoted entirely to clinical sleep medicine and sleep and circadian research. SLEEP 2019, the 33rd annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, LLC (APSS), will be held in San Antonio from June 9 through [...]

2019-05-20T20:49:44+00:00May 20th, 2019|Press Releases|