Women’s sleep health links [2019]

women sleep health2019 (updated February 17, 2020)

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 2019.

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, columnist, editorial piece

♥ Personal essay

Ξ Journalism (news & feature) and press releases

Multimedia (podcast, infographic, poster, or video clip)


This curation was last updated on Monday September 9, 2019.

Menopause

Ξ Dec 23, 2019: New Study Links Increase in Sleep Disorders as Women Transition from Perimenopause to Postmenopause (Sleep Review)

♦ Dec 21, 2019: Sleep characteristics and white matter hyperintensities among midlife women (SLEEP)

Ξ Dec 18, 2019: Getting a good night’s sleep complicated by menopause (Medical Xpress)

♦ Dec 13, 2019: Effects of menopause on sleep quality and sleep disorders: Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (Menopause)

♦ Nov 22, 2019: Multidimensional sleep health and subsequent health-care costs and utilization in older women (SLEEP)

Ξ Nov 20, 2019: Short sleep may harm bone health in older women (Medical News Today)

¶ Nov 20, 2019: Sex differences in obstructive sleep apnea: Is it a menopause issue?  (Sleep Medicine Reviews)

Ξ Nov 12, 2019: Shortened Sleep May Negatively Affect Women’s Bone Health (Sleep Review)

♦ Nov 4, 2019: Contributions of the Women’s Health Initiative to understanding associations between sleep duration, insomnia symptoms, and sleep-disordered breathing across a range of health outcomes in postmenopausal women (Sleep Health)

♦ Oct 31, 2019: Role of menopause and hormone replacement therapy in sleep-disordered breathing (Sleep Medicine Reviews)

♦ Oct 21, 2019: Does midlife aging impact women’s sleep duration, continuity, and timing?: A longitudinal analysis from the Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation (SLEEP)

¶ Sept 27, 2019: How To Manage Your Sleep and Health During Menopause (The Sleep Doctor)

♦ Sept 26, 2019: Perceived racial discrimination and risk of insomnia among middle-aged and elderly Black women (SLEEP)

♦ Sept 25, 2019: Modeling the cardiometabolic benefits of sleep in older women: exploring the 24-hour day (SLEEP)

Ξ Sept 24, 2019: Paradoxical Results: Menopausal Night Sweats Linked to Longer Sleep Duration But Impaired Cognitive Performance (Sleep Review)

Sept 5, 2019: How Sleep Affects Your Hormones [Podcast 67] (Doctor Steven Park)

¶ Sept 5, 2019: The Stages of Menopause and How They Affect Your Sleep (The Sleep Doctor)

Ξ Aug 23, 2019: Are there any light therapy studies regarding perimenopausal women with SAD? (Center for Environmental Therapeutics)

Ξ Aug 14, 2019: T2D Plus Menopause Tied to Sleep Troubles (MedPage Today)

♦ Aug 13, 2019: Changes in heart rate and blood pressure across nocturnal hot flashes associated with or without arousal from sleep (SLEEP)

♦ Jul 30, 2019: Sleep debt: the impact of weekday sleep deprivation on cardiovascular health in older women (SLEEP)

♦ Jul 25, 2019: Objective and Subjective Sleep Measures are Associated with Neurocognition in Middle-Aged and Older Adults With and Without HIV (Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology)

♦ Jul 16, 2019: Poor sleep quality and fatigue plague women with premature ovarian insufficiency (The North American Menopause Study via Science Daily)

♦ Jul 15, 2019: Improving Daytime Functioning, Work Performance, and Quality of Life in Postmenopausal Women With Insomnia: Comparing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia, Sleep Restriction Therapy, and Sleep Hygiene Education (Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine)

♦ Jul 10, 2019: Association of sleep characteristics with cardiovascular health among women and differences by race/ethnicity and menopausal status: findings from the American Heart Association Go Red for Women Strategically Focused Research Network (Sleep Health Journal)

♦ Jul 8, 2019: Impaired sleep quality is associated with concurrent elevations in inflammatory markers: are post-menopausal women at greater risk? (Biology of Sex Differences)

♦ May 31, 2019: Hot flashes and awakenings among midlife women (SLEEP)

♦ May 29, 2019: Cognitive behavior therapy shown to improve multiple menopause symptoms (The North American Menopause Study via Science Daily)

May 19, 2019: Sleep Talk: Episode 39 – Menopause (Sleep Hub)

♦ Apr 17, 2019: Higher amounts of sedentary time are associated with short sleep duration and poor sleep quality in postmenopausal women (SLEEP)

♦ Feb 28, 2019: Risk Factors for Developing Comorbid Sleeping Problems: Results of a Survey of 1,925 Women Over 50 With a Chronic Health Condition (Journal of Aging and Health)

♦ Feb 15, 2019: Temporal Analysis of Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain and Sleep in Postmenopausal Women (Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine)

Ξ Jan 28, 2019: Nadu A. Tuakli, MD Released a Book Women Over 35 Must Read To Craft the Best Quality Of Life As They Age (Digital Journal)

Ξ Jan 22, 2019: Insomnia Treatment May Help Ease Depression During Menopause (Medscape)

Ξ Jan 9, 2019: Bioidentical Hormone Combo Improves Sleep After Menopause (Medscape)

Ξ Jan 10, 2019: Sex Differences in ‘Body Clock’ May Benefit Women’s Heart Health (American Physiological Society)

Jan 4, 2019: Menopause & Sleep (Barbara Hoffman)


Menstruation

Ξ Dec 10, 2019: Women in Nepal still forced to sleep outside in ‘menstruation huts’–Criminalized practice continues, study finds (Taylor & Francis)

¶ Dec 5, 2019: Relationship of women’s reproductive health and menstrual problems with sleep and circadian rhythm (Sleep and Biological Rhythms)

♦ Oct 31, 2019: Menstrual phase-dependent differences in neurobehavioral performance: the role of temperature and the progesterone/estradiol ratio  (SLEEP)

Sept 5, 2019: How Sleep Affects Your Hormones [Podcast 67] (Doctor Steven Park)

♦ Mar 23, 2019: In healthy young women, sleep quality varies throughout the menstrual cycle  (The Endocrine Society via ScienceDaily)

♦ Mar 7, 2019: Age at menarche, menstrual problems and daytime sleepiness in Chinese adolescent girls   (SLEEP)

∞ Feb 1, 2019: Infographic: Sleep and Your Period (National Sleep Foundation)

Ξ Jan 25, 2019: Traveling can affect your period. Here’s how. (Insider)

Ξ Jan 24, 2019: Five things that cause daytime drowsiness (Philly Voice)


Parenthood

Nov 19, 2019: Do maternal and paternal cognitions and sleep-related practices relating to their own and their child’s sleep predict their child’s parentally reported and actigraphically assessed sleep? (poster) (BMJ)

Ξ Nov 6, 2019: The Exhaustion Is Real: Why more sleep isn’t always the answer. (The New York Times)

Ξ Oct 31, 2019: Do New Moms Dream Differently After Giving Birth? (The New York Times)

Ξ Oct 20, 2019: We’re Still Not All Following Safe Baby Sleep Guidelines, Says a New Study (Yahoo!)

Ξ Oct 9, 2019: Ethnically Diverse Moms, Kids Living in Poverty at Risk for Sleep Problems (Sleep Review)

Ξ Oct 2, 2019: Parents of Infants with Sleep Trouble Have Increased Risk of Daytime Dysfunction (Sleep Review)

♦ Sept 15, 2019: Poor Postpartum Sleep Quality Predicts Subsequent Postpartum Depressive Symptoms in a High-Risk Sample (Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine)

♦ Sept 12, 2019: Association between sleep quality and physical activity in postpartum women (Sleep Health)

♦ Sept 9, 2019: Children of anxious mothers twice as likely to have hyperactivity in adolescence (European College of Neuropsychopharmacology via Science Daily)

Ξ Aug 5, 2019: Human breast milk may help babies tell time via circadian signals from mom (The Conversation)

Ξ Aug 1, 2019: Insomnia: how to help children (and their parents) get a good night’s sleep (The Conversation)

Ξ Jul 30, 2019: ‘My kids would wake up 40 times a night’ (BBC News)

♦ Jun 26, 2019: Prenatal, Perinatal, and Early Childhood Factors Associated with Childhood Obstructive Sleep Apnea (Journal of Pediatrics)

¶ Jun 25, 2019: The No-Guilt Message for Sleep-Deprived Parents (Sleepopolis)

♦ Jun 15, 2019: Toddler Bedtime Routines and Associations With Nighttime Sleep Duration and Maternal and Household Factors   (Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine)

♦ Jun 3, 2019: Physical activity and sleep quality and duration among Hispanic postpartum women at risk for type 2 diabetes: Estudio PARTO (Sleep Health)

♦ May 20, 2019: Sleep quality across pregnancy and postpartum: effects of parity and race (Sleep Health)

♦ Apr 30, 2019: Sleep and exercise affect new moms differently than new dads (Penn State via ScienceDaily)

Ξ Apr 2, 2019: Moms of Kids with Eczema Report Sleep Troubles (Sleep Review)

Ξ Mar 21, 2019: 6 Tips For A Good Night’s Sleep While Traveling With Kids (Forbes)

♦ Feb 25, 2019: New parents face 6 years of disrupted sleep (University of Warwick via Science Daily)

♦ Jan 31, 2019: Postpartum fatigue, daytime sleepiness, and psychomotor vigilance are modifiable through a brief residential early parenting program (Sleep Medicine)

¶ Jan 29, 2019: This is why moms are grumpy all the time (Scary Mommy)

∞ Jan 28, 2019: Adjusting to a New Normal – Life With a Newborn (Cone Health)

Ξ Jan 19, 2019: She Wanted To Be The Perfect Mom, Then Landed In A Psychiatric Unit (NPR Shots)

♦ Jan 14, 2019: Long-term effects of pregnancy and childbirth on sleep satisfaction and duration of first-time and experienced mothers and fathers (SLEEP)

Ξ  Jan 3, 2019: 10 Things Sleep-Deprived Moms Haven’t Tried Yet (And 10 To Avoid At All Costs) (Moms)


Pregnancy

♦ Dec 19, 2019: Antenatal sleep quality associated with perinatal outcomes in women of advanced maternal age (Sleep Health)

Ξ Dec 11, 2019: Is melatonin safe during pregnancy? Researchers don’t have enough data (Insider)

♦ Dec 10, 2019: Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Pregnancy (Psychiatric Annals)

♦ Dec 9, 2019: Impact of sleep duration during pregnancy on the risk of gestational diabetes in the Japan environmental and Children’s study (JECS) (BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth)

♦ Dec 5, 2019: Sleep quality and gestational diabetes in pregnant women: a systematic review and meta-analysis (Sleep Medicine Reviews)

♦ Dec 3, 2019: Sleep quality and gestational diabetes in pregnant women: a systematic review and meta-analysis (Sleep Medicine)

♦ Nov 29, 2019: Obstructive sleep apnea is associated with depressive symptoms in pregnancy (SLEEP)

♦ Nov 16, 2019: Effect of maternal sleep in late pregnancy on leptin and lipid levels in umbilical cord blood  (Sleep Medicine)

♦ Nov 14, 2019: Interventions for sleep problems during pregnancy: A systematic review  (Sleep Medicine Reviews)

♦ Nov 4, 2019: Insomnia, Short Sleep, And Snoring In Mid-To-Late Pregnancy: Disparities Related To Poverty, Race, And Obesity (Dove Press)

♦ Nov 1, 2019: Sleep-disordered Breathing in Pregnancy Part 1 (PubMed)

♦ Oct 15, 2019: Pregnancy and Contraception Experiences in Women With Narcolepsy: A Narcolepsy Network Survey (Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine)

♦ Oct 3, 2019: Poor mental and physical health in pregnancy linked to infant sleep problems (Murdoch Childrens Research Institute via ScienceDaily)

Ξ Oct 2, 2019: Tips on how to sleep when pregnant (Medical News Today)

♦ Oct 1, 2019: The Challenge of Screening for Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Pregnancy (Annals of the American Thoracic Society)

Ξ Sept 10, 2019: Sleep Position Unlikely to Affect Baby’s Health in Pregnancy, Study Finds (US News & World Report)

Sept 5, 2019: How Sleep Affects Your Hormones [Podcast 67] (Doctor Steven Park)

♦ Aug 26, 2019: Maternal night-time eating and sleep duration in relation to length of gestation and preterm birth (Clinical Nutrition)

Ξ Aug 6, 2019: Insomnia in pregnancy is common but it’s not normal. Here’s how to beat it (The Conversation)

♦ Aug 5, 2019: Pregnancy anxiety and preterm birth: The moderating role of sleep (Health Psychology)

♦ Aug 1, 2019: How Pregnancy Can Affect Your Dreams (National Sleep Foundation)

Ξ Aug 6, 2019: Insomnia in pregnancy is common but it’s not normal. Here’s how to beat it (The Conversation)

♦ Jul 22, 2019: Associations of sleep duration, sedentary behaviours and energy expenditure with maternal glycemia in pregnancy (Sleep Medicine)

♦ Jun 26, 2019: Prenatal, Perinatal, and Early Childhood Factors Associated with Childhood Obstructive Sleep Apnea (Journal of Pediatrics)

Ξ Jun 20, 2019: Wakefulness drug modafinil tied to fetal harm, Health Canada warns (CBC News)

♦ Jun 17, 2019: Exploring associations of maternal sleep during periconceptional period with congenital heart disease in offspring (Birth Defects Research)

♦ June 15, 2019: Anthropometric Measures and Prediction of Maternal Sleep-Disordered Breathing (Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine)

♦ Jun 4, 2019: A Screening Algorithm for Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Pregnancy (American Thoracic Society)

♦ Jun 3, 2019: Physical activity and sleep quality and duration among Hispanic postpartum women at risk for type 2 diabetes: Estudio PARTO (Sleep Health)

Ξ May 21, 2019: How risky is benzodiazepine use in pregnancy? (American Pharmacists Association)

♦ May 20, 2019: Sleep quality across pregnancy and postpartum: effects of parity and race (Sleep Health)

♦ May 15, 2019: The STOP-Bang Questionnaire as a Screening Tool for Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Pregnancy   (Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine)

♦ Apr 30, 2019: Pregnancy shifts the daily schedule forward (Washington University in St. Louis via ScienceDaily)

♦ Apr 11, 2019: Night work and miscarriage: a Danish nationwide register-based cohort study (Occupational & Environmental Medicine)

Ξ Mar 29, 2019: A Patient’s Guide to Pregnancy Insomnia (US News & World Report)

♦ Mar 23, 2019: The effect of maternal obstructive sleep apnea on the placenta (SLEEP)

♦ Mar 19, 2019: Sleep problems during pregnancy affect glucose, may increase risk of childhood obesity (University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus via AAAS)

Ξ Mar 18, 2019: Sleep Apnea Common in Pregnant Obese Women (Medscape)

♦ Feb 8, 2019: Pulse transit time in pregnancy: a new way to diagnose and classify sleep disordered breathing? (SLEEP)

Ξ Jan 22, 2019: In Pregnant Women, Are Awakenings Protective to the Fetus? (Sleep Review)

Ξ Jan 22, 2019: Sheep Study Links Mom’s Shift Work to Reduced Fetal Growth (Sleep Review)

Ξ Jan 18, 2019: Long periods of undisturbed sleep during pregnancy may be associated with stillbirth (University of Michigan)

♦ Jan 14, 2019: Long-term effects of pregnancy and childbirth on sleep satisfaction and duration of first-time and experienced mothers and fathers (SLEEP)


Sleep habits, partners, lifestyle & hygiene

Ξ  Dec 20, 2019: Sleep & Endurance Performance, Female Racers, Reducing Falls, Youth Fitness & More from the Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports & Science® (American College of Sports Medicine)

♦ Nov 18, 2019: Multimodal assessment of sleep in men and women during treatment for opioid use disorder (Drug and Alcohol Dependence)

♦ Nov 13, 2019: An Examination of Adult Women’s Sleep Quality and Sleep Routines in Relation to Pet Ownership and Bedsharing (Anthrozoös)

Ξ  Aug 19, 2019: What to Know About Sexsomnia, a Rare Sleep Disorder Where You Have Sex in Your Sleep (Health)

♦ Aug 12, 2019: Use of alcohol as a sleep aid, unhealthy drinking behaviors, and sleeping pill use among women veterans (Sleep Health)

¶ Aug 9, 2019: My Partner & I Sleep In Separate Beds, In Separate Rooms (Romper)

¶ Jun 27, 2019: Women are Sleeping Worse Than Men… And Here’s Why (Sleepopolis)

Ξ  Jul 25, 2019: Gender sleep gap: Men get three hours more sleep than women every night (Yahoo! News)

♦ Jul 15, 2019: Improving Daytime Functioning, Work Performance, and Quality of Life in Postmenopausal Women With Insomnia: Comparing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia, Sleep Restriction Therapy, and Sleep Hygiene Education (Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine)

♦ Jun 12, 2019: Depressive symptoms, sleep quality, physical fitness, and fatigue among adult women with different obesity status (Sport Sciences for Health)

♦ Jun 10, 2019: Sleeping with artificial light at night associated with weight gain in women (NIH/National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences via Science Daily)

Ξ Mar 18, 2019: Share a Bed Without Losing Sleep (The New York Times)

Ξ Feb 22, 2019: 36% of couples sleep in separate beds: What does the way you snooze reveal about your relationship? (Yahoo! News)

Ξ Feb 12, 2019: Is Your Intimate Relationship Suffering Due to Untreated Sleep Apnea? (SleepApnea.org)

Ξ Feb 8, 2019: The Interplay Between Relationships, Stress, and Sleep (Sleep Review)

Ξ Jan 29, 2019: 10 Bedtime Habits That Can Predict If Your Relationship Will Last (Bustle)

Ξ Jan 23, 2019: Good news: Getting enough sleep could be more important for losing weight than skipping late-night snacks (MarketWatch)

Ξ  Jan 3, 2019: 10 Things Sleep-Deprived Moms Haven’t Tried Yet (And 10 To Avoid At All Costs) (Moms)


Sleep disorders

♦ Dec 31, 2019: Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Women (Journal of Sleep Medicine)

♦ Dec 30, 2019: Validation of NoSAS Score and Obstructive Sleep Apnea Hypopnea Syndrome Screening Model for Female Snorers in Females With Obstructive Sleep Apnea (PubMed)

♦ Dec 18, 2019: Sex differences in renal hemodynamics and renin-angiotensin system activity post-CPAP therapy in humans with obstructive sleep apnea (American Journal of Physiology/Renal Physiology)

♦ Dec 17, 2019: Gender differences in clinical findings and α-synucleiopathy-related markers in patients with idiopathic REM sleep behavior disorder (The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition)

♦ Dec 16, 2019: Impact of Sleep Disorder as a Risk Factor for Dementia in Men and Women (Biomolecules & Therapeutics)

♦ Dec 15, 2019: Cardiovascular Effect and Symptom Profile of Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Does Sex Matter? (Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine)

♦ Dec 15, 2019: Factors Influencing the Presentation of REM Sleep Behavior Disorder: The Relative Importance of Sex, Associated Neurological Disorder, and Context of Referral to Polysomnography (Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine)

♦ Dec 13, 2019: Association Between Obstructive Sleep Apnoea and Breast Cancer: The Korean National Health Insurance Service Data 2007-2014 (PubMed)

♦ Dec 13, 2019: Effects of menopause on sleep quality and sleep disorders: Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (Menopause)

♦ Dec 11, 2019: High glycemic index and glycemic load diets as risk factors for insomnia: analyses from the Women’s Health Initiative (The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition)

♦ Dec 10, 2019: Disorders of Sleep in Women: Insomnia (Psychiatric Annals)

♦ Dec 10, 2019: Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Pregnancy (Psychiatric Annals)

♦ Dec 10, 2019: Restless Legs Syndrome in Women with Comorbid Psychiatric Disease (Psychiatric Annals)

Ξ Dec 6, 2019: Is ‘Sexsomnia’ Really a Thing? (Self)

♦ Nov 29, 2019: Obstructive sleep apnea is associated with depressive symptoms in pregnancy (SLEEP)

Ξ Nov 25, 2019: Study Suggests Women May Be Undertreated for Obstructive Sleep Apnea (Brigham and Women’s Hospital)

♦ Nov 20, 2019: Sleep and restless legs syndrome in female adolescents with idiopathic musculoskeletal pain (Jornal de Pediatria)

Ξ Nov 20, 2019: Short sleep may harm bone health in older women (Medical News Today)

¶ Nov 20, 2019: Sex differences in obstructive sleep apnea: Is it a menopause issue?  (Sleep Medicine Reviews)

♦ Nov 18, 2019: Gender bias in sleep apnoea diagnosis (British Journal of Healthcare Management)

♦ Nov 5, 2019: Sex differences in obstructive sleep apnea phenotypes, the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis (SLEEP)

♦ Nov 4, 2019: Insomnia, Short Sleep, And Snoring In Mid-To-Late Pregnancy: Disparities Related To Poverty, Race, And Obesity (Dove Press)

♦ Nov 4, 2019: Contributions of the Women’s Health Initiative to understanding associations between sleep duration, insomnia symptoms, and sleep-disordered breathing across a range of health outcomes in postmenopausal women (Sleep Health)

♦ Nov 1, 2019: Sleep-disordered Breathing in Pregnancy Part 1 (PubMed)

♦ Oct 31, 2019: Role of menopause and hormone replacement therapy in sleep-disordered breathing (Sleep Medicine Reviews)

♦ Oct 15, 2019: Pregnancy and Contraception Experiences in Women With Narcolepsy: A Narcolepsy Network Survey (Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine)

♦ Oct 1, 2019: The Challenge of Screening for Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Pregnancy (Annals of the American Thoracic Society)

Ξ Sept 22, 2019: About 30% of Canadians suffer from a sleep disorder — and less is known about women’s insomnia (CBC News)

♦ Sept 15, 2019: Nightmares and Stress: A Longitudinal Study (Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine)

Ξ Aug 23, 2019: Are there any light therapy studies regarding perimenopausal women with SAD? (Center for Environmental Therapeutics)

Ξ  Aug 20, 2019: Cancer more common in females with severe sleep apnea (Medical News Today)

Ξ  Aug 19, 2019: What to Know About Sexsomnia, a Rare Sleep Disorder Where You Have Sex in Your Sleep (Health)

Ξ  Aug 8, 2019: #WomenofPenn: Time for the Circadian Field (Penn Medicine)

Ξ Aug 6, 2019: Insomnia in pregnancy is common but it’s not normal. Here’s how to beat it (The Conversation)

♦ Aug 4, 2019: Can We Use Home Sleep Testing for the Evaluation of Sleep Apnea in Obese Pregnant Women? (Sleep Disorders)

Ξ Aug 1, 2019: Insomnia: how to help children (and their parents) get a good night’s sleep (The Conversation)

♦ Jul 15, 2019: Improving Daytime Functioning, Work Performance, and Quality of Life in Postmenopausal Women With Insomnia: Comparing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia, Sleep Restriction Therapy, and Sleep Hygiene Education (Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine)

♦ Jul 13, 2019: Nocturia: A Highly Prevalent Disorder With Multifaceted Consequences (Urology)

¶ Jul 2, 2019: Are You a Woman With Insomnia? There’s a Book For That (Sleepopolis)

♦ Jul 1, 2019: Genetic Variants in Circadian Rhythm Genes and Self-Reported Sleep Quality in Women with Breast Cancer (Journal of Circadian Rhythms)

♦ Jun 29, 2019: Effect of continuous positive airway pressure on inflammatory, antioxidant, and depression biomarkers in women with obstructive sleep apnea: a randomized controlled trial (Sleep)

♦ June 15, 2019: Anthropometric Measures and Prediction of Maternal Sleep-Disordered Breathing (Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine)

♦ Jun 4, 2019: A Screening Algorithm for Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Pregnancy (American Thoracic Society)

♦ May 20, 2019: Cancer prevalence is increased in females with sleep apnoea – data from the ESADA (European Respiratory Journal)

♦ May 20, 2019: The prevalence of obstructive sleep apnoea in women with polycystic ovary syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis (Sleep and Breathing)

¶ May 17, 2019: The Latest On Sleep Apnea In Women (Duke University School of Medicine Neurology Department news blog series)

♦ May 15, 2019: The STOP-Bang Questionnaire as a Screening Tool for Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Pregnancy   (Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine)

♦ May 13, 2019: Disorders of Sleep and Aggression Trait in Women Associated: What Underlies Staying “Woke”? (Gynecology and Women’s Health Research)

♦ Apr 29, 2019: Traumatic Childhood Experiences and Multiple Dimensions of Poor Sleep among Adult Women   (SLEEP)

Ξ Apr 23, 2019: Women underreport prevalence and intensity of their own snoring (American Sleep Apnea Association via NewsWise)

∞ Apr 16, 2019: Video Release! Women’s Health and the Effects of Hypersomnias (Hypersomnia Foundation)

Ξ Mar 29, 2019: California inmates sue over sleep deprivation (Boston Globe)

Ξ Mar 29, 2019: A Patient’s Guide to Pregnancy Insomnia (US News & World Report)

¶ Mar 26, 2019: The Latest On Sleep Apnea In Women (The Sleep Doctor)

Ξ Mar 18, 2019: Sleep Apnea Common in Pregnant Obese Women (Medscape)

♦ Feb 28, 2019: Risk Factors for Developing Comorbid Sleeping Problems: Results of a Survey of 1,925 Women Over 50 With a Chronic Health Condition (Journal of Aging and Health)

♦ Feb 15, 2019: The Presence of Snoring as Well as its Intensity Is Underreported by Women (Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine)

♦ Feb 15, 2019: Temporal Analysis of Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain and Sleep in Postmenopausal Women [sleep deprivation] (Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine)

♦ Feb 8, 2019: Pulse transit time in pregnancy: a new way to diagnose and classify sleep disordered breathing? (SLEEP)

∞ Feb 7, 2019: Women With Sleep Apnea Linked To Heart Trouble, Research Shows (CBS Philly)

♦ Feb 4, 2019: Gender differences in the associations between insomnia and glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes: a cross-sectional study (SLEEP)

♦ Feb 1, 2019: Sex differences in measures of central sensitization and pain sensitivity to experimental sleep disruption: implications for sex differences in chronic pain [sleep disturbances] (SLEEP)

♦ Feb 1, 2019: Treating chronic insomnia in postmenopausal women: a randomized clinical trial comparing cognitive-behavioral therapy for insomnia, sleep restriction therapy, and sleep hygiene education (SLEEP)

¶ Jan 29, 2019: This is why moms are grumpy all the time [sleep deprivation] (Scary Mommy)

Ξ Jan 25, 2019: How Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Affects Sleep [sleep disturbances] (Endocrinology Advisor)

Ξ Jan 23, 2019: Woman shares her experience on three spectrums at Adelaide Fringe [narcolepsy] (Disability Support Guide)

Ξ Jan 22, 2019: Insomnia Treatment May Help Ease Depression During Menopause (Medscape)

∞ Jan 18, 2019: 8 Alarming Signs You Have Too Much Estrogen [sleep disturbances] (Bright Side)

Ξ  Jan 3, 2019: 10 Things Sleep-Deprived Moms Haven’t Tried Yet (And 10 To Avoid At All Costs) [sleep deprivation] (Moms)


Workplace & culture

Ξ  Aug 8, 2019: #WomenofPenn: Time for the Circadian Field (Penn Medicine)

♦ Aug 12, 2019: Use of alcohol as a sleep aid, unhealthy drinking behaviors, and sleeping pill use among women veterans (Sleep Health)

♦ Jul 15, 2019: Improving Daytime Functioning, Work Performance, and Quality of Life in Postmenopausal Women With Insomnia: Comparing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia, Sleep Restriction Therapy, and Sleep Hygiene Education (Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine)

Ξ May 29, 2019: Women Who Do Night Shift Work Don’t Have An Increased Risk Of Breast Cancer, Concludes New Study (Forbes)

♦ Apr 29, 2019: Traumatic childhood experiences and multiple dimensions of poor sleep among adult women (SLEEP)

♦ Apr 11, 2019: Night work and miscarriage: a Danish nationwide register-based cohort study (Occupational & Environmental Medicine)

∞ Mar 28, 2019: HSW 77: Shift Work, Fertility and Pregnancy with Melanie McGrice (Action News Jax)

♦ Feb 18, 2019: Racial/ethnic disparities in women’s sleep duration, continuity, and quality, and their statistical mediators: Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation (SLEEP)

∞ Feb 13, 2019: Local mother of 5 killed in crash following overnight nursing shift (Action News Jax)

Ξ Jan 28, 2019: Having a demanding job could be the reason you’re gaining weight (Prima)

Ξ Jan 22, 2019: Sheep Study Links Mom’s Shift Work to Reduced Fetal Growth (Sleep Review)

Ξ Jan 9, 2019: We Asked 283 Millennial Women About Work-Life Balance & Here’s What They Said (Bustle)

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