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By: Tamara Sellman, RPSGT, CCSH on July 3rd, 2020

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Recent Sleep Disorder News, June 2020

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.

*beyond insomnia, circadian rhythm disorders, and sleep breathing disorders, which appear as separate curations in the Sleep Wire series


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. Mic : Why do some people talk in their sleep? [JUNE 26, 2020]
  2. BMC Psychiatry : The clinical relevance of early identification and treatment of sleep disorders in mental health care: protocol of a randomized control trial [JUNE 24, 2020]
  3. SLEEP : Automated 3D Video Analysis of Lower Limb Movements During REM Sleep: A New Diagnostic Tool for Isolated REM Sleep Behavior Disorder [JUNE 23, 2020]
  4. Tech Crunch : Tatch raises $4.25M to build a patch that helps diagnose sleep disorders [JUNE 23, 2020]
  5. Daily Monitor : Is sleep paralysis dangerous? [JUNE 22, 2020]
  6. Journal of Sleep Research : Telephone‐guided imagery rehearsal therapy for nightmares: Efficacy and mediator of change [JUNE 21, 2020]
  7. Houston Public Media : Pandemics, A Recession, And Civil Unrest Can All Contribute To Sleep Disorders [JUNE 19, 2020]
  8. HCP Live : Link Found Between ADHD and Sleep Issues in Adolescents [JUNE 18, 2020]
  9. Physician's Weekly : Effect of treatment on cognitive and attention problems in children with narcolepsy type 1. [JUNE 8, 2020]
  10. Forbes : Fragmented Sleep Linked To Chronic Inflammation And Hardened Arteries [JUNE 6, 2020]
  11. General Hospital Psychiatry : Sleepwalking and sleep-related eating associated with atypical antipsychotic medications: Case series and systematic review of literature [JUNE 6, 2020]
  12. Quanta : Why Sleep Deprivation Kills [JUNE 4, 2020]
  13. Sleep Review : How Collaborative Care for Sleep Disorders Could Be Better [JUNE 4, 2020]
  14. PR Newswire : Noctrix Health granted FDA Breakthrough Device Designation for wearable Restless Legs Syndrome Therapy [JUNE 2, 2020]
  15. Journal of Sleep Research : Hypothyroidism in restless legs syndrome [JUNE 1, 2020]
  16. Scientific Reports : Two nights of recovery sleep restores hippocampal connectivity but not episodic memory after total sleep deprivation [MAY 29, 2020]
  17. Reuters : UPDATE 1-EXCLUSIVE-GSK says science does not link pandemic H1N1 flu vaccine to sleep disorder [MAY 28, 2020]
  18. SLEEP : Clinical and Polysomnographic Features of Trauma Associated Sleep Disorder (TASD) [MAY 27, 2020]
  19. SLEEP : Disturbed nighttime sleep in children and adults with rhythmic movement disorder [MAY 27, 2020]
  20. HCP Live : Restless Leg Syndrome, Extreme Sleep Patterns Help Predict Recurrent Stroke [MAY 25, 2020]
  21. Journal of Sleep Research : Restless legs syndrome, sleep over the lifespan, sleep in the severely ill, shift‐work and sleep loss [MAY 25, 2020]
  22. European Academy of Neurology : Sleep-wake disturbances can predict recurrent events in stroke survivors [MAY 24, 2020]
  23. The Sleep Doctor : Sleep Disorders and Depression: What You Need to Know [MAY 23, 2020]
  24. SLEEP : Narcolepsy type 1: what have we learned from genetics? [MAY 22, 2020]
  25. Neuroscience : The Role of BTBD9 in the Cerebellum, Sleep-like Behaviors and the Restless Legs Syndrome [MAY 22, 2020]