Sleep Medicine

August 16, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

    August 16, 2013 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media […]

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August 2, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

    August 2, 2013 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media […]

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May 2, 2013

Study: Ambien results in more trips to the emergency room

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

It’s a disturbing new trend, the number of emergency room visits linked to the active ingredient in sleeping pills is rising. “Many physicians think of Ambien first because it works, however it does have side effects,” said Sleep Medicine specialist Dr. Lois Krahn. “Very few people want to be in a situation where they are […]

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Tags: Ambien, amnesia, AZ Family, Dr. Lois Krahn, emergency room, sleep medicine, sleeping pills


March 28, 2013

What Your Sleep Style Says About You

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

If you spend some nights chopping, kicking, and shouting in your sleep (Hi-yah! included), you may be at greater risk for one form of dementia, finds new research from the Mayo Clinic…Lewy body dementia appears to start in the brainstem and slowly make its way up to the cerebral cortex—a process that can take decades, explains […]

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Tags: brainstem, cerebral cortex, cognitive decline, dementia, Dr. Bradley Boeve, Lewy Body Dementia, Prevention, REM sleep, sleep style


March 26, 2013

REM Sleep Behavior Disorder Could Predict Dementia With Lewy Bodies, Study Finds

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

Researchers from the Mayo Clinic found that when a man has a risk factor for dementia with Lewy bodies (such as hallucinations or cognitive problems) in addition to REM sleep behavior disorder, he is five times more likely to have the dementia…”While it is, of course, true that not everyone who has this sleep disorder develops […]

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Tags: Dr. Melissa Murray, Huffington Post, Lewy Body Dementia, REM sleep, REM sleep behavior disorder


March 19, 2013

Focus on sleep health at daylight saving time

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

Spring ahead. It’s what we do every year when we advance our clocks one hour for daylight saving time. To help your body clock adjust, sleep specialists at Mayo Clinic Health System advocate getting exposure to strong light in the morning. “To help your body function better throughout the day and to stay healthier, make a […]

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March 15, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

    March 15, 2013 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media […]

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March 15, 2013

‘Spring Forward’ is nothing to yawn at

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

Pablo Castillo is an assistant professor of neurology at Jacksonville’s Mayo Clinic and specializes in sleep medicine and disorders. A time-change opponent, he said the time change works against the body’s natural order. “The problem is that your biological clock will not recognized a forced clock time, the spring forward,” Castillo said. “Some people stay […]

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Tags: biological clock, delayed sleep phase disorder, Dr. Pablo Castillo, Florida Times-Union, spring-forward, time change


February 15, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

    February 15, 2013 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media […]

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February 8, 2013

Peter Hauri, Psychologist Who Focused on Insomnia, Dies at 79

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

Peter Hauri, a psychologist who was among the first researchers to study the mysterious mechanics of a good night’s sleep, and who established widely used guidelines for avoiding insomnia without drugs, died on Jan. 31 in Rochester, Minn., where he had been director of the Mayo Sleep Disorders Center until he retired in 2000. He was 79…In the 2010 […]

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Tags: good night's sleep, insomnia, Mayo Clinic Sleep Disorders Center, New York Times, Peter Hauri


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