Transcept Pharmaceuticals to Report Second Quarter 2009 Results
...3 clinical studies evaluated 376 patients receiving either Intermezzo (R) or placebo. In the first study, a sleep laboratory trial using an objective polysomnographic
endpoint, Intermezzo (R) demonstrated a statistically significant decrease versus placebo in the time it took patients to return to sleep as measured...
Stable marriage is linked with better sleep in women
...dy of Women's Health Across the Nation, with a mean age of 51 years. Participants reported their current relationship status at annual visits. In-home polysomnographic
(PSG) sleep studies were conducted over three successive nights 6 to 8 years after baseline. Subjects also wore wrist activity monitors, which provide...
High levels of prenatal smoking exposure affect sleep patterns in preterm neonates
...he study. None of the infants had suffered from sleep deprivation in the 48 hours prior to the sleep recording session.
Infants received overnight polysomnographic
recordings in isolated rooms. Researchers measured sleep period time, beginning at the first sleep onset and the ending at the last awakening; the per...
New tool to assess excessive daytime sleepiness in adolescents published in JCSM
...community-based cohort study (Cleveland Sleep and Health Study) who did not have evidence of a sleep related breathing disorder by objective overnight polysomnographic
monitoring or reported snoring.
According to the study, the CASQs internal consistency was good. Correlations between the CASQ and the two other s...
Women with severe PMS perceive their sleep quality to be poor
...nd 12 controls. The subjects, all 18-40 years of age, had laboratory-based polysomnographic
recordings at two phases of the menstrual cycle: follicular phase and late ... commonly report sleep disturbances, but the few studies using conventional polysomnographic
measures have produced conflicting results. In this study, we investigated...
C -reactive Protein is the Marker for Cardiovascular Disease
...emic inflammatory disorder, and is associated with increased risk for cognitive deficits.
At the sleep center, the children underwent overnight polysomnographic
assessment and then, in the morning, completed tests to determine their reasoning and conceptual abilities.
The results of the individual tests we...
Individual Differences in Sleep Structure are Biologically Determined
...were interspersed with three 36-hour sleep deprivation periodsthat is, three nights without any sleep. During the eight nights when sleep was allowed, polysomnographic
recordingswhich show brain waves, eye movements, and muscle tonewere done.
The researchers assessed 18 standard sleep parameters, including sl...
Patients With OSA at Higher Risk for Cardiovascular Disease
...dications. Ten healthy nonsmokers were recruited from a wellness clinic at the same hospital to serve as controls.
The OSA patients were given polysomnographic
testing to verify the diagnosis. This involved evaluating brain waves, electrical activity of muscles, eye movements, breathing rates, blood pressure,...