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Sleep and Breathing

International Journal of the Science and Practice of Sleep Medicine

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03.12.2021 | Epidemiology • Original Article

Both increased and decreased sleep duration over time are associated with subsequent cancer development

The changes in the number of sleeping hours correlate with weight gain and metabolic syndrome in humans. For example, short sleep (≤ 5 h) is significantly associated with weight gain and obesity [ 1 ], and metabolic syndrome [ 2 ], in both adult …

01.12.2021 | Sleep Breathing Physiology and Disorders • Review

Effects of respiratory training on obstructive sleep apnea: systematic review and meta-analysis

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a heterogeneous disorder. Pathophysiological components include skeletal issues, large tonsils and tongue, and fatty deposits in the soft tissues of the neck, as well as the cranial movement of the …

30.11.2021 | Neurology • Letter to the Editors

Acupuncture as an acceptable option for the treatment of the sleep-pain cycle

30.11.2021 | Epidemiology • Short Communication Open Access

Validation of the National Health And Nutritional Survey (NHANES) single-item self-reported sleep duration against wrist-worn accelerometer

Measuring habitual sleep duration is essential in observational studies as it is correlated with many other health outcomes [ 1 – 3 ]. Three methods can be used to measure habitual sleep, including sleep questionnaire (single point self-reporting …

29.11.2021 | Sleep Breathing Physiology and Disorders • Original Article

Gestational chronic intermittent hypoxia induces hypertension, proteinuria, and fetal growth restriction in mice

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is characterized by repetitive upper airway collapse during sleep. The prevalence of OSA is estimated to be 5 to 6% among women of reproductive age[ 1 ]. When women are pregnant, many physiological changes (e.g. …

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Sleep and Breathing reflects the international state of the science and practice of sleep medicine. The journal is founded on the recognition that management of sleep disorders requires a multi-disciplinary approach and diverse perspectives. Sleep and Breathing presents timely and original peer-reviewed studies on the management of the upper airway during sleep.

The journal presents cutting edge information on common sleep disorders and disruptions, including insomnia and shift work. Coverage includes patient studies, and studies that emphasize the principles of physiology and pathophysiology or illustrate novel approaches to diagnosis and treatment. In addition, the journal features articles describing patient-oriented and cost-benefit health outcomes research. It is dedicated to making the most important developments in sleep disordered breathing easily accessible to all who treat sleep apnea, presenting well-chosen, well-written, and highly organized information that is useful in patient care.

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