Items Tagged ‘REM sleep behavior disorder’

April 4, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich

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 relations Fox Business Part 1 — Mayo Clinic CEO: […]

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Tags: 3-D printing, ABC 15 Phoenix, ABC News, ABC15, Abigail Van Buren, ACA, Affordable care act, allergy season, allergy shots, allergy shots versus pill, alzheimer's disease, Alzheimer's disease and walking pace

March 26, 2013

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

By Logan Lafferty

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

June 28, 2012

Smoking, Pesticides Boosts Risk For ‘Acting-Out-Dreams’ Sleep Disorder: Study


Smoking and pesticide exposure appear to be strong risk factors for a rare disorder that causes people to physically act out their dreams while asleep, even to the extent of punching and kicking their bedmates, research suggests. Individuals with REM sleep behaviour disorder (RBD) do not exhibit the lack of muscle tone — called atonia […]

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Tags: Dr. Brad Boeve, REM sleep behavior disorder, Winnipeg Free Press

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