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Sleep disorders may be overlooked on exams

Experts want sleep habits considered as a vital sign. Sleep problems are important in themselves and can also have consequences on other major comorbidities such as mood disorders, diabetes and hypertension.
1 Feb 2012

Nurse-delivered sleep restriction therapy may be effective for insomnia

Brief, nurse-delivered sleep restriction therapy in primary care reduced insomnia symptoms and appeared cost-effective, an English trial found.
22 Aug 2023

Latest pandemic research looks at persistent symptoms of COVID-19, rise in alcohol deaths

More than half of patients with mild COVID-19 reported symptoms months later in one study, while another found psychiatric and neurologic consequences were similar in ICU survivors with and without COVID-19. Other research looked at the rise in alcohol-related deaths and the safety of vaccination during pregnancy.
29 Mar 2022

Help elderly patients catch their zzz's

Sleep problems are common, but not inevitable, as people age.
1 Jan 2021

ADA, EASD update guidance on managing hyperglycemia

An updated consensus statement from the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) addressed social drivers of health, lifestyle modifications, and new drug classes for type 2 diabetes.
4 Oct 2022

New modalities may extend treatment for insomnia

While cognitive behavioral therapy has been proven effective for insomnia, and there are new delivery models to accommodate patients, comparative efficacy of online versus therapist-led treatment is uncertain.
1 Nov 2020

MKSAP Quiz: Evaluation for daytime sleepiness

A 31-year-old woman is evaluated for a 1-year history of daytime sleepiness. She falls asleep while watching TV, at the theater, and occasionally during a meal. Following a physical exam, what is the most appropriate management?
15 Jun 2021

MKSAP Quiz: Evaluation for stiffness and pain

A 43-year-old man is evaluated for knee, hip, shoulder, and arm stiffness, worsening over the past year. He also has pain in the arms, legs, neck, and torso, both on and between the joints. He states that his discomfort is continuous. After a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most likely diagnosis?
16 Jun 2020

Panel ponders postacute sequelae of COVID-19

The consequences of postacute sequelae of COVID-19 have led to research into this emerging condition.
1 Jul 2021

New research on Pfizer pill, mental disorders after COVID-19, vaccine reactions

A manufacturer-funded trial quantified the effectiveness of nirmatrelvir/ritonavir in outpatients. A retrospective study found veterans had more mental health diagnoses and received more antidepressants, benzodiazepines, and opioids after COVID-19, while two other studies looked at reactions to second and third doses of the vaccines.
22 Feb 2022

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