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HLBS-PopOmics: an online knowledge base to accelerate dissemination and implementation of research advances in population genomics to reduce the burden of heart, lung, blood, and sleep disorders
Mensah GA, et al, Genetics in Medicine, September 10, 2018 (Posted: Sep-10-2018 10AM)


Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for Rare Disease Cohorts in Heart, Lung, Blood and Sleep Disorders
NHLBI, Apr 2018 Brand (Posted: Apr-24-2018 11AM)


Sleep disorders and Parkinson disease; lessons from genetics.
Gan-Or Ziv et al. Sleep medicine reviews 2018 Jan (Posted: Apr-09-2018 9AM)


Stimulating T4 Implementation Research to Optimize Integration of Proven-effective Interventions for Heart, Lung, and Blood Diseases and Sleep Disorders into Practice (STIMULATE)
NHLBI, Funding Announcement, 2018 Brand (Posted: Mar-05-2018 2PM)


The genetics of obstructive sleep apnoea.
Mukherjee Sutapa et al. Respirology (Carlton, Vic.) 2018 Jan (1) 18-27 (Posted: Jan-05-2018 11AM)


The skin aging exposome.
Krutmann Jean et al. Journal of dermatological science 2016 Sep (Posted: Oct-25-2016 3PM)


Retrospective Study of Obesity in Children with Down Syndrome.
Basil Janet S et al. The Journal of pediatrics 2016 Mar (Posted: Mar-22-2016 8AM)


Distinct severity stages of obstructive sleep apnoea are correlated with unique dyslipidaemia: large-scale observational study.
Guan Jian et al. Thorax 2016 Feb (Posted: Mar-07-2016 1PM)


Genetics of Sleep Disorders.
Gehrman Philip R et al. The Psychiatric clinics of North America 2015 Dec (4) 667-81 (Posted: Feb-18-2016 4PM)


Childhood Obesity: Causes, Consequences, and Management.
Gurnani Muskaan et al. Pediatr. Clin. North Am. 2015 Aug (4) 821-40 (Posted: Sep-04-2015 1PM)


2015 ESC Guidelines for the management of patients with ventricular arrhythmias and the prevention of sudden cardiac death: The Task Force for the Management of Patients with Ventricular Arrhythmias and the Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC)Endorsed by: Association for European Paediatric and Congenital Cardiology (AEPC).
Eur. Heart J. 2015 Aug 29. (Posted: Sep-02-2015 1PM)


Sleep-disordered breathing in Down syndrome.
Lal Chitra et al. Chest 2015 Feb (2) 570-9 (Posted: Aug-17-2015 2PM)


The pathophysiology of insomnia.
Levenson Jessica C et al. Chest 2015 Apr (4) 1179-92 (Posted: Jul-01-2015 2PM)


Obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome
P Levy et al. Nature Reviews Disease Primers, June 25, 2015 (Posted: Jul-01-2015 2PM)


Telomere length as a marker of sleep loss and sleep disturbances: a potential link between sleep and cellular senescence.
Tempaku Priscila F et al. Sleep Med. 2015 Feb 14. (Posted: May-02-2015 8AM)


Strategic Transformation of Population Studies: Recommendations of the Working Group on Epidemiology and Population Sciences From the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Advisory Council and Board of External Experts.
Roger Véronique L et al. Am. J. Epidemiol. 2015 Mar 4. (Posted: Mar-08-2015 5PM)


CDC Information: More than one-quarter of the U.S. population report occasionally not getting enough sleep, while nearly 10% experience chronic insomnia
Brand (Posted: Feb-25-2015 0PM)


Are you getting enough sleep?
Brand (Posted: Feb-25-2015 0PM)


Insomnia
From NHLBI health topic site Brand (Posted: Jan-01-2014 0AM)

What Is Insomnia (in-SOM-ne-ah) is a common sleep disorder. People who have insomnia have trouble falling asleep, staying asleep, or both. As a result, they may get too little sleep or have poor-quality sleep. They may not feel refreshed when they wake up. Overview Insomnia can be acute (short-term) or chronic (ongoing). Acute insomnia is common and often is brought on by situations such as stress at work, family pressures, or a traumatic event. Acute insomnia lasts for days or weeks. Chronic insomnia lasts for a month or longer. Most cases of chronic insomnia are secondary, which means they are the symptom or side effect of some other problem. Certain medical conditions, medicines, sleep disorders, and substances can cause secondary insomnia. In contrast, primary insomnia isn't due to medical problems, medicines, or other substances. It is its own distinct disorder, and its cause isn?t well understood. Many life changes can trigger primary insomnia, including long-lasting stress and emotional upset. Insomnia can cause daytime sleepiness and a lack of energy. It also can make you feel anxious, depressed, or irritable. You may have trouble focusing on tasks, paying attention, learning, and remembering. These problems can prevent you from doing your best at work or school. Insomnia also can cause other serious problems. For example, you may feel drowsy while driving, which could lead to an accident. Outlook Treating the underlying cause of secondary insomnia may resolve or improve the sleep problem, especially if you can correct the problem soon after it starts. For example, if caffeine is causing your insomnia, stopping or limiting your intake of the substance might make the insomnia go away. Lifestyle changes, including better sleep habits, often help relieve acute insomnia. For chronic insomnia, your doctor may recommend medicines or cognitive-behavioral therapy.


Sleep Studies
From NHLBI health topic site Brand (Posted: Jan-01-2014 0AM)

Also known as Polysomnography Sleep studies are painless, noninvasive tests that measure how well you sleep and how your body responds to sleep problems. Overview The more common sleep studies monitor and record data about your body during a full night of sleep. Other types of sleep studies include multiple sleep latency and daytime maintenance of wakefulness tests. Multiple sleep latency tests measure how quickly you fall asleep during a series of daytime naps and use sensors to record your brain activity and eye movements. A daytime maintenance of wakefulness test measures your ability to stay awake and alert. Sleep studies can help your doctor diagnose sleep-related breathing disorders such as sleep apnea, sleep-related seizure disorders, sleep-related movement disorders, and sleep disorders that cause extreme daytime tiredness such as narcolepsy. Doctors also may use sleep studies to help diagnose or rule out restless legs syndrome. Your doctor will determine whether you must have your sleep study at a sleep center or if you can do it at home with a portable diagnostic device. If your sleep study will be done at a sleep center, you will sleep in a bed at the sleep center for the duration of the study. Removable sensors will be placed on your scalp, face, eyelids, chest, limbs, and a finger. These sensors record your brain waves, heart rate, breathing effort and rate, oxygen levels, and muscle movements before, during, and after sleep. There is a small risk of irritation from the sensors, but this will go away after they are removed. Your doctor will review your sleep study test results and develop a treatment plan for any diagnosed sleep disorder. Untreated sleep disorders can raise your risk for heart failure, high blood pressure, stroke, diabetes, and depression. Sleep disorders also have been linked to an increased risk for injury and car accidents.


National Center on Sleep Disorders Research
From NHLBI health topic site Brand (Posted: Jan-01-2014 0AM)

Located within the Division of Lung Diseases of the NHLBI, the National Center on Sleep Disorders Research (NCSDR) was established in 1993 to foster the coordination of sleep and circadian research within NIH and other Federal agencies. Insufficient sleep and under-treatment of sleep disorders is a national health concern that causes a substantial economic burden to the U.S. economy each year due to accidents and lost productivity.



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