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5 05, 2016

Study finds cortical hyperarousal in adolescents with insomnia

2016-05-05T00:00:00-05:00May 5th, 2016|Research|

A study in the May issue of the journal SLEEP is the first to show that adolescents who complain of insomnia have increased fast frequencies in the electroencephalogram while trying to fall asleep or while asleep, and these levels were highest in those with short sleep duration.

10 03, 2016

Study suggests that insomnia may increase cellular aging in older adults

2016-03-10T00:00:00-06:00March 10th, 2016|Research|

A study published in the March issue of the journal SLEEP shows that insomnia is associated with shorter peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC) telomere length in adults between 70 and 88 years of age, suggesting that clinically severe sleep disturbances may increase cellular aging, especially in the later years of life.

23 12, 2014

Study links insomnia to alcohol-related suicide risk

2014-12-23T00:00:00-06:00December 23rd, 2014|Research|

A study in the December issue of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine is the first to demonstrate that insomnia symptoms mediate the relationship between alcohol use and suicide risk, and that this mediation is moderated by gender. According to the authors, insomnia symptoms may present a treatment target to reduce suicide risk among those who use alcohol.

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