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Women’s sleep health links [2018]

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The following are vetted links directing readers to useful women’s sleep health news stories, research studies, personal essays, blog posts, and other sources for the year 2018.

This is a work in progress, frequently updated. Links are organized by topic and listed first by date (most recent first). Links may appear under more than one topic designation depending upon content. You may use the key below to differentiate from different kinds of content.

This resource is for anyone interested in women’s sleep health: the general public, physicians, researchers, allied healthcare professionals, students, or journalists—anyone who is looking for reliable information on sleep health.

[These links are vetted and curated to the best of my ability.—Curation by journalist Tamara Kaye Sellman RPSGT CCSH]

To find links to original content in SleepyHeadCentral written specifically on the topic of women’s sleep health, visit the Women’s Health page. 


KEY:

♦ Research study or abstract

Blog or columnist

♥ Personal essay

Ξ Journalism (news & feature)

Multimedia (podcast or video clip)


This curation was last updated on Tues Nov 6, 2018.

Menopause

Ξ Nov 3, 2018: Stress, sleep and aging gracefully: How hormone imbalance affects women’s health (Chronicle Herald)

Ξ Oct 27, 2018: The seven ages of sleep: how to improve your slumber as you go through life (The Telegraph)

∞ Oct 17, 2018: Sleep and Women’s Health symposium (Day 2) (NIH/Center for Information Technology)

∞ Oct 16, 2018: Sleep and Women’s Health symposium (Day 1) (NIH/Center for Information Technology)

Ξ Oct 13, 2018: Light therapy may improve sleep, depressive symptoms in perimenopausal women (Healio/EndocrineToday)

Ξ Oct 9, 2018: In Menopausal Women, BedJet an Effective Treatment for Sleep Disturbances, Night Sweats, Hot Flashes (Sleep Review)

♦ Oct 3, 2018: Associations between long self-reported sleep, obesity and insulin resistance in a cohort of premenopausal Black and White South African women (Sleep Health)

♦ Sept 15, 2018: Prevalence of Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Obesity Among Middle-Aged Women: Implications for Exercise Capacity (Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine)

♦ Sept 5, 2018: First-ever guidelines for detecting, treating perimenopausal depression (University of Illinois at Chicago via Science Daily)

Ξ Aug 20, 2018: Menopause Versus Chronologic Aging: Their Roles in Women’s Health (Medscape)

Ξ Aug 17, 2018: Tips and Products to Help You Get a Good Night’s Sleep During Menopause (Health Central)

Ξ Aug 10, 2018: How to Handle Obstructive Sleep Apnea During Menopause (Sleep.org)

Ξ Aug 10, 2018: How to Sleep Better During Menopause (Sleep.org)

July 30, 2018: Type of Menopause, Age at Menopause, and Risk of Developing Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Postmenopausal Women (American Journal of Epidemiology via Medscape)

¶ July 19, 2018: 8 Ways Menopause Can Affect Your Health and Sleep (Psychology Today)

♦ July 14, 2018: Sleep Disturbances in Midlife Women at the Cusp of the Menopausal Transition  (Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine)

July 14, 2018: Women’s Sleep Across the Reproductive Life Span (Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine)

¶ July 12, 2018: 4 Awesome Mind-Body Therapies For Menopause And Sleep (Psychology Today)

¶ July 5, 2018: 7 Surprising Connections Between Sleep and Menopause (Psychology Today)

June 21, 2018: Surgical solution in Boston for women struggling to sleep (WCVB5)

Ξ May 22, 2018: Stress, sleep and aging gracefully: How hormone imbalance affects women’s health (WFAA)

♦ May 1, 2018: Sleep characteristics and inflammatory biomarkers among midlife women (SLEEP)

Ξ Apr 19, 2018: Poor Sleep Quality During Menopause Tied to Increased Inflammation (Medscape)

Ξ Apr 4, 2018: Oral Micronized Progesterone May Decrease Perimenopausal Hot Flashes, Night Sweats (Sleep Review)

♥ Mar 25, 2018: Kids, apnea, menopause: Will my husband and I ever get a good night’s sleep? (The Globe and Mail)

Ξ Feb 27, 2018: Sleep Problems in Menopause Linked to Hot Flashes, Depression—and May Not Last (Sleep Review)

♦ Feb 23, 2018: Association Between Obesity and Sleep Disorders in Postmenopausal Women (Medscape)

¶ Feb 13, 2018: Sleep boosting supplements that also help with menopause (The Sleep Doctor)

¶ Feb 6, 2018: Hormone Replacement Therapy and Other Medications for Menopause (The Sleep Doctor)

¶ Jan 30, 2018: Managing sleep and health in menopause (The Sleep Doctor)


Menstruation

♦ Nov 1, 2018: The menstrual cycle associated with insomnia in newly employed nurses performing shift work: a 12-month follow-up study (International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health)

Ξ Oct 27, 2018: The seven ages of sleep: how to improve your slumber as you go through life (The Telegraph)

∞ Oct 17, 2018: Sleep and Women’s Health symposium (Day 2) (NIH/Center for Information Technology)

∞ Oct 16, 2018: Sleep and Women’s Health symposium (Day 1) (NIH/Center for Information Technology)

Ξ Oct 6, 2018: How Your Menstrual Cycle Can Affect Your Sleep (Bustle)

♦ July 14, 2018: Women’s Sleep Across the Reproductive Life Span (Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine)

Ξ June 26, 2018: The Hazy Science of ‘Period Brain’ (The Cut)

♦ May 22, 2018: Increased vulnerability to attentional failure during acute sleep deprivation in women depends on menstrual phase (SLEEP)

Ξ Mar 18, 2018: Yes, Period Insomnia Is a Real Thing — Here’s How to Deal With It (She Knows)

Ξ Feb 21, 2018: 6 PCOS Red Flags That You Really Shouldn’t Brush Off If You Notice Them (Elite Daily)


Parenthood

Ξ Oct 30, 2018: Mom realizes her son’s ADHD symptoms were actually caused by sleep deprivation (Yahoo! Lifestyle)

¶ Oct 29, 2018: How The ‘Happiest Baby’ Author Is Helping Parents Beat Sleep Deprivation (Forbes)

Ξ Oct 27, 2018: The seven ages of sleep: how to improve your slumber as you go through life (The Telegraph)

Ξ Oct 25, 2018: Mom’s voice may wake a sleeping child better than a traditional smoke alarm: Study (ABC News)

¶ Oct 23, 2018: That Time I Got A Sleep Consultant & Was Served Some Harsh Truths (Romper)

♦ Oct 18, 2018: Impacts of nocturnal breastfeeding, photoperiod, and access to electricity on maternal sleep behaviors in a non-industrial rural Bolivian population (Sleep Health)

Ξ Oct 15, 2018: Woman dies in her sleep, accidentally smothering 8-month-old son (Whimn)

Ξ Oct 10, 2018: Psychologist Dr. Lauren Recommends 7 Ways To Self-Care And Care For Others (Forbes)

Ξ Oct 2, 2018: Baby Sleeping in Parents’ Bedroom Not Related to Behavioral Problems Later in Life (Sleep Review)

Ξ Sept 28, 2018: Postnatal Depression Could Be Linked to Less Daylight Exposure (Sleep Review)

¶ Sept 10, 2018: My World Revolves Around My Kid’s Sleep Schedule, & No, I’m Not Sorry (Romper)

Ξ Aug 21, 2018: Having a baby is a special time, but also one with little sleep (Huffington Post UK)

¶ Aug 16, 2018: Since becoming a mom, I’ve lost 9 months of sleep. How about you? (MOmaha)

Ξ Aug 10, 2018: Hormones, Sleep Deprivation and Brutal Honesty: Inside Cardi B’s First Month of Motherhood (E! News)

Ξ Aug 3, 2018: Insomnia After Baby: Causes and Treatments (Sleep.org)

Ξ Aug 3, 2018: New Baby, No Sleep: Tips to Ease the Transition (Sleep.org)

Ξ Aug 3, 2018: Sleep Deprivation and Postpartum Depression: How to Tell the Difference (Sleep.org)

Ξ July 26, 2018: How to relieve postpartum night sweats (Medical News Today)

♦ July 14, 2018: Women’s Sleep Across the Reproductive Life Span (Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine)

Ξ July 9, 2018: Both men and women sleep better in gender-equal societies (Quartz)

¶ June 12, 2018: Is “Sleep When The Baby Sleeps” An Actual Thing? (Romper)

¶ May 15, 2018: Sleep Well As A New Parent: Yes it is possible. Here’s six strategies to help you get restful sleep tonight (Psychology Today)

¶ May 14, 2018: Mum sets baby’s body clock (The Hippocratic Post)

♦ Apr 2, 2018: Melatonin Levels and Effects while Breastfeeding (Drugs.com)

♥ Mar 25, 2018: Kids, apnea, menopause: Will my husband and I ever get a good night’s sleep? (The Globe and Mail)

¶ Mar 6, 2018: How to Navigate the Relationship between Breastfeeding and Sleep (Mom Smart Not Hard)

Ξ Mar 3, 2018: 8 Things A New Mom Can Do When She Can’t Sleep (Romper)

¶ Feb 28, 2018: New Research for Breastfeeding Mothers with Narcolepsy (Julie Flygare)

♦ Feb 28, 2018: Moms who co-sleep beyond six months may feel more depressed, judged (Penn State via Science Daily)

¶ Feb 1, 2018: 5 Fun Facts About Night Time Breastfeeds(Pinky McKay)

♦ Feb 1, 2018: Mother–infant sleep patterns and parental functioning of room-sharing and solitary-sleeping families: a longitudinal study from 3 to 18 months (SLEEP)

¶ Feb 2018: Could Lack of Sleep Cause Symptoms of Postpartum Depression? (The Baby Sleep Site)


Pregnancy

Ξ Oct 27, 2018: The seven ages of sleep: how to improve your slumber as you go through life (The Telegraph)

∞ Oct 17, 2018: Sleep and Women’s Health symposium (Day 2) (NIH/Center for Information Technology)

∞ Oct 16, 2018: Sleep and Women’s Health symposium (Day 1) (NIH/Center for Information Technology)

¶ Oct 16, 2018: Sleep Apnoea: Risk Factors During Pregnancy (CPAP Victoria Blog)

♦ Oct 15, 2018: Kids’ sleep may suffer from moms’ tight work schedules (Penn State via Science Daily)

Ξ Oct 12, 2018: For Women Trying to Conceive, Regular Bedtime May Reduce the Time It Takes to Become Pregnant (Sleep Review)

♦ Oct 5, 2018: Stress Reduces Fertility In Women (Dove Med)

Ξ Sept 28, 2018: Postnatal Depression Could Be Linked to Less Daylight Exposure (Sleep Review)

Ξ Sept 16, 2018: Nicotine Use During Pregnancy May Increase SIDS Risk (Sleep Review)

♦ Sept 15, 2018: Objective sleep in pregnant women: a comparison of actigraphy and polysomnography (Sleep Health via Science Direct)

♦ Sept 13, 2018: Screening extremely obese pregnant women for obstructive sleep apnea (MDLinks Pulmonology)

♦ Aug 31, 2018: Positional sleep therapy during pregnancy may promote maternal and fetal health (American Academy of Sleep Medicine via Science Daily)

¶ Aug 22, 2018: 8 First Trimester Symptoms [+ How To Work Through Them] (The Confused Millennial)

Ξ Aug 20, 2018: Why Are Pregnant Women Told to Sleep on Their Left Side?(Live Science)

♦ Aug 15, 2018: Modifying Maternal Sleep Position in Late Pregnancy Through Positional Therapy: A Feasibility Study(Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine)

Ξ Aug 3, 2018: Better Sleep During Pregnancy May Cut Odds of Preemie Birth (US News & World Report)

Ξ Aug 3, 2018: Insomnia After Baby: Causes and Treatments (Sleep.org)

Ξ Aug 3, 2018: Sleep Deprivation and Postpartum Depression: How to Tell the Difference (Sleep.org)

♦ July 23, 2018: Mum’s Sleep Matters: The Effect of Sleep on an Unborn Baby (University of South Australia via Newswise)

♦ July 17, 2018: Effects of maternity yoga on the autonomic nervous system during pregnancy (Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research)

Ξ July 17, 2018: Why Does Pregnancy Cause Weird Dreams? (Live Science)

Ξ July 15, 2018: How to Handle Restless Leg Syndrome During Pregnancy (Sleep.org)

♦ July 14, 2018: Changes in Sleep Characteristics and Breathing Parameters During Sleep in Early and Late Pregnancy (Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine)

♦ July 14, 2018: Women’s Sleep Across the Reproductive Life Span (Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine)

Ξ July 13, 2018: Women beware: Lack of sleep at night can make you infertile(The Health Site)

Ξ July 2, 2018: Snoring, Sleep Apnea and Pregnancy (Alaska Sleep Clinic)

Ξ June 28, 2018: Sleep Apnea and Preeclampsia (Alaska Sleep Clinic)

¶ June 26, 2018: Sleep Disorder and Infertility: Linked(CPAP Victoria Blog)

Ξ May 8, 2018: Cardi B on the Totally Weird (but Completely Normal) Pregnancy Symptom She Didn’t Expect (What to Expect)

♦ Apr 24, 2018: Constant light during lactation programs circadian and metabolic systems (Chronobiology International)

Ξ Mar 28 2018: Healthy sleep habits, positions essential in managing sleep apnea in pregnancy (Healio)

Ξ Mar 13, 2018: Insomnia in Pregnancy (News-Medical.net)

Ξ Mar 13, 2018: The 5 Best Pregnancy Pillows for a Better Night’s Sleep (People)

Ξ Mar 6, 2018: How Sleeping Habits Can Affect Your Pregnancy (Healthy Pregnancy)

♦ Feb 15, 2018: Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Therapy in Gestational Diabetes With Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Randomized Controlled Trial (Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine)

Ξ Feb 15, 2018: For Pregnant Women, Researchers Develop Calculator to Provide Sleep Apnea Probability (Sleep Review)

♦ Feb 13, 2018: NIH-funded researchers identify risk factors for sleep apnea during pregnancy (National Institutes of Health)

¶ Feb 13, 2018: No Time for Sleep: Pregnancy mental health and sleep (Psychology Today)

♦ Jan 29, 2018: Sixty-four percent of women suffer from insomnia in late pregnancy (University of Granada via Science Daily)


Sleep habits, partners & hygiene

Ξ Nov 3, 2018: 4 Vitamin & Mineral Deficiencies Linked To Insomnia & Poor Sleep (Bustle)

∞ Nov 1, 2018: Are you ready for a sleep divorce? (Loose Women)

Ξ Oct 26, 2018: How sleep is different for men and women (National Sleep Foundation)

∞ Oct 24, 2018: My husband has sexsomnia (Only Human)

¶ Oct 23, 2018: That Time I Got A Sleep Consultant & Was Served Some Harsh Truths (Romper)

Ξ Oct 10, 2018: Psychologist Dr. Lauren Recommends 7 Ways To Self-Care And Care For Others (Forbes)

Ξ Oct 9, 2018: People Are Kept Up By Their Partner’s Annoying Sleep Habits, A New Survey Finds, And It’s Leading To Sleep Divorces (Bustle)

♥ Oct 6, 2018: My Kid’s Sleep Schedule Destroyed My Romantic Life & I’m Afraid It’s Never Going To Get Better (Romper)

Ξ Oct 2, 2018: Baby Sleeping in Parents’ Bedroom Not Related to Behavioral Problems Later in Life (Sleep Review)

Ξ Sept 10, 2018: 2 women injured in rollover crash in Box Elder County (KSL.com)

Ξ Sept 8, 2018: Lack of Sleep Will Destroy Your Libido (Brides)

Ξ July 17, 2018: Why Does Pregnancy Cause Weird Dreams? (Live Science)

♦ July 14, 2018: Responsiveness of Veterans Affairs Health Care System to Zolpidem Safety Warnings (Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine)

Ξ July 9, 2018: Both men and women sleep better in gender-equal societies (Quartz)

Ξ June 29, 2018: Gaslighting at the Doctor’s Office (Psychology Today)

Ξ Mar 13, 2018: The 5 Best Pregnancy Pillows for a Better Night’s Sleep (People)

Ξ Mar 6, 2018: How Sleeping Habits Can Affect Your Pregnancy (Healthy Pregnancy)

Ξ Mar 6, 2018: Is sleeping with socks on good for you? (Medical News Today)

Ξ Mar 3, 2018: 8 Things A New Mom Can Do When She Can’t Sleep (Romper)

Ξ Feb 16, 2018: Nearly Half of Women Whose Partners Experience Urinary Symptoms Say Those Symptoms Affect Their Lives as Well, Most Often in the Form of Sleep (Sleep Review)

♦ Jan 31, 2018: Pulling an all-nighter impairs working memory in women (Uppsalla University via Science Daily)


Sleep disorders

Ξ Nov 3, 2018: 4 Vitamin & Mineral Deficiencies Linked To Insomnia & Poor Sleep (Bustle)

♦ Nov 1, 2018: The menstrual cycle associated with insomnia in newly employed nurses performing shift work: a 12-month follow-up study (International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health)

¶ Oct 29, 2018: How The ‘Happiest Baby’ Author Is Helping Parents Beat Sleep Deprivation (Forbes)

♦ Oct 29, 2018: Sex differences in measures of central sensitization and pain sensitivity to experimental sleep disruption: Implications for sex differences in chronic pain (SLEEP)

Ξ Oct 26, 2018: How sleep is different for men and women (National Sleep Foundation)

Ξ Oct 19, 2018: Sleep, Gender, and Mental Health–NIH-hosted panel addresses the interconnections (MedPage Today)

∞ Oct 17, 2018: Sleep and Women’s Health symposium (Day 2) (NIH/Center for Information Technology)

∞ Oct 16, 2018: Sleep and Women’s Health symposium (Day 1) (NIH/Center for Information Technology)

¶ Oct 16, 2018: Sleep Apnoea: Risk Factors During Pregnancy (CPAP Victoria Blog)

Ξ Oct 15, 2018: Sleep Duration, Stroke Link Varies With Race, Sex (Neurology Advisor)

Ξ Oct 9, 2018: In Menopausal Women, BedJet an Effective Treatment for Sleep Disturbances, Night Sweats, Hot Flashes (Sleep Review)

♦ Oct 7, 2018: Gender Differences Discovered in Emerging OSA Phenotype (MD Magazine)

Ξ Oct 5, 2018: Sexual Assault Linked to Sleep Quality in Ranges Consistent with Clinical Disorders (Sleep Review)

Ξ Oct 4, 2018: Sexual harassment can lead to hypertension, sleep disorder and anxiety in women (Economic Times)

Ξ Oct 4, 2018: Well-Timed Study Shows the Lasting Consequences of Sexual Assault (The Cut)

♦ Oct 3, 2018: Associations between long self-reported sleep, obesity and insulin resistance in a cohort of premenopausal Black and White South African women (Sleep Health)

Ξ Oct 3, 2018: Sexual Assault And Harassment May Have Lasting Health Repercussions For Women (NPR)

Ξ Oct 2, 2018: Sleep Apnea and Breast Cancer Survival  (Alaska Sleep Clinic)

¶ Sept 29, 2018: “The diagnosis I didn’t know I was searching for” (MamaMia)

Ξ Sept 28, 2018: Postnatal Depression Could Be Linked to Less Daylight Exposure (Sleep Review)

Ξ Sept 26, 2018: Canada woman loses snoring row complaint with neighbours (BBC News)

¶ Sept 18, 2018: Here’s The Latest On How To Tackle Fibromyalgia Sleep Problems (The Sleep Doctor)

♦ Sept 15, 2018: Prevalence of Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Obesity Among Middle-Aged Women: Implications for Exercise Capacity (Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine)

♦ Sept 13, 2018: Screening extremely obese pregnant women for obstructive sleep apnea (MDLinks Pulmonology)

Ξ Sept 11, 2018: Daytime sleepiness might be contributing to hypertension in black women (Cardiovascular Business)

Ξ Aug 10, 2018: How to Handle Obstructive Sleep Apnea During Menopause (Sleep.org)

♦ July 30, 2018: Type of Menopause, Age at Menopause, and Risk of Developing Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Postmenopausal Women (American Journal of Epidemiology via Medscape)

Ξ July 18, 2018: How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep When Living With Incontinence (Nocturia) (Health Central)

Ξ July 17, 2018: Why Does Pregnancy Cause Weird Dreams? (Live Science)

Ξ July 15, 2018: How to Handle Restless Leg Syndrome During Pregnancy (Sleep.org)

♦ July 1, 2018: The association between obstructive sleep apnea and metabolic abnormalities in women with polycystic ovary syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis  (SLEEP)

♦ July 1, 2018: Obstructive sleep apnea during rapid eye movement sleep is associated with early signs of atherosclerosis in women  (SLEEP)

♦ June 28, 2018: Sleep debt at the community level: impact of age, sex, race/ethnicity and health the Impact on Psychosocial Functioning and Health Care Utilization (Sleep Health)

Ξ June 26, 2018: Jack & Julie Scholarship Program Announces Its First Scholarship Recipient with IH (Hypersomnia Foundation)

¶ June 24, 2018: Perspectives: Women Need Their Sleep Apnea Diagnosed Too, Particularly Since OSA’s Impacts Can Be Worse for Us in Some Ways (Sleep Review)

June 21, 2018: Surgical solution in Boston for women struggling to sleep (WCVB5)

♦ May 29, 2018:  Insomnia Symptoms Among Female Veterans: Prevalence, Risk Factors, and the Impact on Psychosocial Functioning and Health Care Utilization (Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine)

♦ May 14, 2018: Obstructive sleep apnea during rapid eye movement sleep is associated with early signs of atherosclerosis in women (SLEEP)

Ξ May 4, 2018: Seasonal affective disorder: Why brown-eyed women are at risk (Medical News Today)

Ξ May 3, 2018:  In the Clinic-Sleep Apnea: Obstructive Sleep Apnea Affects Female and Male Brains Differently, Which May Account for Clinical Differences(Neurology Today)

Ξ May 1, 2018: Women Shouldn’t Let Sleep Disorders Impact Their Career (US News & World Report)

Ξ Apr 11, 2018: Nonpharmacologic Therapy Ups Sleep Quality in Women With Nocturia (Renal & Urology News)

Ξ Mar 28, 2018: Healthy sleep habits, positions essential in managing sleep apnea in pregnancy (Healio)

♥ Mar 25, 2018: Kids, apnea, menopause: Will my husband and I ever get a good night’s sleep? (The Globe and Mail)

Ξ Mar 14, 2018: Gender Differences Found in Brains of Sleep Apnea Patients (PsychCentral)

Ξ Mar 13, 2018: Insomnia in Pregnancy (News-Medical.net)

¶ Mar 8, 2018: Women with Sleep Apnea: Why Women are Less Often Diagnosed with OSA  (Alaska Sleep Education Center)

Ξ Mar 8, 2018: Fresh awakening: Women, too, suffer sleep apnea (Providence Journal)

Ξ Mar 4, 2018: What It’s Like To Experience Insomnia: ‘When The Alarm Goes Off I Feel Like Crying’ || Three women on what it’s like to have a restless night’s sleep, time and time again (Huffington Post UK)

¶ Feb 28, 2018: New Research for Breastfeeding Mothers with Narcolepsy (Julie Flygare)

♦ Feb 23, 2018: Association Between Obesity and Sleep Disorders in Postmenopausal Women (Medscape)

♥ Feb 15, 2018: I’m 27 and Living With Narcolepsy—and It’s Not a Joke (Glamour)

♦ Feb 15, 2018: Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Therapy in Gestational Diabetes With Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Randomized Controlled Trial (Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine)

♦ Feb 15, 2018: Effects of Coexisting Asthma and Obstructive Sleep Apnea on Sleep Architecture, Oxygen Saturation, and Systemic Inflammation in Women (Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine)

♦ Feb 15, 2018: Evaluation of Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Restless Legs Syndrome in Women and Men: A Preliminary Population-Based Study in China (Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine)

♦ Feb 13, 2018: NIH-funded researchers identify risk factors for sleep apnea during pregnancy (National Institutes of Health)

♦ Feb 1, 2018: Insights into polysomnography-confirmed rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder from new prevalence and gender data in the general population (SLEEP)

♦ Feb 1, 2018: The influence of gender on symptoms associated with obstructive sleep apnea (Sleep & Breathing)

♦ Jan 29, 2018: Sixty-four percent of women suffer from insomnia in late pregnancy (University of Granada via Science Daily)


Workplace

♦ Nov 1, 2018: The menstrual cycle associated with insomnia in newly employed nurses performing shift work: a 12-month follow-up study (International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health)

♦ Oct 15, 2018: Kids’ sleep may suffer from moms’ tight work schedules (Penn State via Science Daily)

Ξ Oct 10, 2018: The legal side of sleep medicine (CHEST Daily News)

Ξ Oct 4, 2018: Sexual harassment can lead to hypertension, sleep disorder and anxiety in women (Economic Times)

Ξ Oct 3, 2018: Sexual Assault And Harassment May Have Lasting Health Repercussions For Women (NPR)

Ξ July 9, 2018: Both men and women sleep better in gender-equal societies (Quartz)

Ξ May 1, 2018: Women Shouldn’t Let Sleep Disorders Impact Their Career (US News & World Report)

♦ Feb 1, 2018: Informal Care and Sleep Disturbance Among Caregivers in Paid Work: Longitudinal Analyses From a Large Community-Based Swedish Cohort Study (SLEEP)

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