— Blood levels from nighttime dose of sleep aid can remain too high the next morning, agency says.
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— Large U.S study also found greater odds of home health care use in people with sleep problem.
— Men least likely to nod off were most likely to have severe disease, researchers found.
— Adverse reactions to popular sleep meds rose almost 220 percent between 2005 and 2010, study finds.
— Fewer awakenings seen among white, non-obese women who kept active with caregiving, chores.
Risk factors for obstructive sleep apnea — the sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts — run the gamut, from smoking and high blood pressure, to the most common, high body mass index (BMI). But a recent study by researchers at Wayne State University School of Medicine reveals…
— Researcher calls troubled sleep an 'uncalculated cost' of America's weight epidemic.
— Problem often goes hand-in-hand with emotional disorders like depression, expert says.
— Often, it's fear of the dark
— Motorists with sleep apnea were more likely to nod off at the wheel, fail simulated road tests.