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By: Tamara Sellman, RPSGT, CCSH on November 15th, 2019

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Recent Sleep Disorder News Fall 2019

SLEEP DISORDER WIRE final 1Sleep Disorder Wire is an occasional supplemental news report 
capturing sleep disorder news of relevant interest to sleep
technologists and sleep health educators not featured in 
our regular news series, This Week in Sleep Medicine.


NOTE: Some links might require additional registration or password access. If you work in a sleep clinic, hospital system, or research institution, you should be able to allocate access through them. 
  1. Sleep Medicine Reviews : The role of sleep in the pathophysiology of nocturnal enuresis  [NOV 6, 2019]
  2. Click 2 Houston : Trial begins for man who says he was 'sleepwalking' when he killed his wife [NOV 4, 2019]
  3. Sleep Review : How to Score Sleep Bruxism Without Video Recording [OCT 31, 2019]
  4. Today : Fearful dreams in the dark of night: What to know about night terrors  [OCT 31, 2019]
  5. Sleep Medicine Reviews : Magnesium supplementation for the treatment of restless legs syndrome and periodic limb movement disorder: A systematic review  [OCT 16, 2019]
  6. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine : Pregnancy and Contraception Experiences in Women With Narcolepsy: A Narcolepsy Network Survey [OCT 15, 2019]
  7. Sleep : HLA and sleep parameter associations in post-H1N1 narcolepsy type 1 patients and first-degree relatives [OCT 14, 2019]
  8. Sleep : Natural history of Excessive Daytime Sleepiness: A population-based 5-year longitudinal study [OCT 14, 2019]
  9. Journal of the Neurological Sciences : Physical activity, sedentary behavior, and restless legs syndrome in persons with multiple sclerosis [OCT 12, 2019]
  10. Scientific American : Sleep Deprivation Shuts Down Production of Essential Brain Proteins [OCT 10, 2019]
  11. Sleep : Normative and isolated rapid eye movement sleep without atonia in adults without REM sleep behavior disorder [OCT 9, 2019]
  12. The Irish Times : Test case over alleged link between swine-flu vaccine and narcolepsy to open [OCT 7, 2019]
  13. Sleep : Posttraumatic stress disorder increases the odds of REM sleep behavior disorder and other parasomnias in Veterans with and without comorbid traumatic brain injury [OCT 7, 2019]
  14. Sleep : Predictors of long-term adherence to continuous positive airway pressure in patients with obstructive sleep apnea and cardiovascular disease [OCT 6, 2019]
  15. Sleep & Biological Rhythms : To know any disease well is to have knowledge and awareness of the possibility of overlapping sleep disorders [OCT 4, 2019]
  16. Narcolepsy Network : New Survey Highlights the Prevalence of Misinformation and Misperception about Narcolepsy [OCT 2, 2019]
  17. Sleep : Comorbidities in children with elevated periodic limb movement index during sleep [SEPT 26, 2019]
  18. Sleep : Cortical hyperarousal in NREM sleep normalizes from pre- to post- REM periods in individuals with frequent nightmares [SEPT 26, 2019]
  19. Sleep Review : In Phase 3, Low Sodium Alternative to Xyrem Achieves Primary and Secondary Endpoints [SEPT 26, 2019]
  20. Sleep : Emotion dysregulation in idiopathic rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder [SEPT 25, 2019]
  21. Neurology Consultant : Demons in the Sleep Center: Narcolepsy Mimicking Other Sleep Disorders [SEPT 23, 2019]
  22. Hypersomnia Foundation : Ask the Doctor: Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome or IH? [SEPT 17, 2019]
  23. CBS News : Woman dreamed she swallowed her engagement ring. She actually swallowed it in her sleep [SEPT 16, 2019]
  24. Harvard Health Publishing : Sleep driving and other unusual practices during sleep [SEPT 16, 2019]
  25. People : Bachelor in Paradise’s Katie Morton Has Narcolepsy and It Leaves Her ‘Constantly Tired’ [SEPT 16, 2019]
  26. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine : Nightmares and Stress: A Longitudinal Study [SEPT 15, 2019]