A new national poll finds that many people 65 and older take prescription sleep aids — even though guidelines warn against it. What the findings mean for patients and providers.
Updated best practices for diagnosing obstructive sleep apnea can help doctors better decide the right option for each patient.
Surgeons often remove tonsils and adenoids in children to help treat snoring and mild sleep-disordered breathing. Ongoing research will determine whether surgery or watchful waiting best improves symptoms.
Antidepressants are necessary for many with major depressive disorder, but response times and remission rates are a problem. U-M researchers find sleep might help.
Although many patients with insomnia may leave the doctor’s office with a prescription, new guidelines recommend psychotherapy as the first-line treatment.
Home testing is becoming more common to diagnose obstructive sleep apnea, with many insurance providers considering it a cost-effective alternative and some patients preferring its convenience. But it isn’t suitable for everyone.