Assessing an Insomnia Intervention for Black Women
Dr. Soohyun Nam is testing — for the first time — an evidence-based stress-reduction intervention for insomnia that has shown potential for addressing the underlying causes of sleep difficulty in a manner culturally sensitive to the needs of Black women.
SLEEP-SMART Intervention Shows Promising Results for Women Suffering from Sleeping Problems, Depression, and Anxiety
Preliminary data indicate SLEEP-SMART can improve sleep patterns, show associated reductions in symptoms of depression and anxiety, and improve the functioning of brain circuits important in emotional and cognitive health.
WHRY Funds Studies on Heart Disease, Insomnia, and Pain
Women’s Health Research at Yale today announced funding for three new studies investigating a method for improving the diagnosis of heart disease in women, a therapy for clinically significant sleep disruption common in Black women, and the influence of biological sex on the underlying brain patterns that link pain and opioid use.
WATCH: Is Your Child Struggling to Sleep during the COVID-19 Lockdown?
Is your child struggling with sleep during the Covid-19 lockdown? You are not alone. Many parents are struggling with sleep during the quarantine. Dr. Canapari reached out and heard from hundreds of parents about their struggles and found a few types of problems. Here, he reviews them and discusses what you can do about them.Source: YouTube
Kids and Poor Sleep: A Habit That’s Breakable
Though it’s not easy to change poor sleep habits, it’s not impossible—particularly for children in preschool and elementary school, says Lynelle Schneeberg, PsyD, a Yale Medicine psychologist and author of “Become Your Child’s Sleep Coach: The Bedtime Doctor’s 5-Step Guide, Ages 3-10” (Lifelong Books).Source: Yale Medicine
Health and Healing for Our Veterans
Yale School of Medicine has a deep and multifaceted relationship with the West Haven VA that goes back 60 years. Veterans have access to highly specialized Yale Medicine doctors who provide care approaches and treatments that are difficult to find elsewhere.Source: Yale Medicine
Exploring the mysteries of sleep with Dr. Meir Kryger
We spend one-third of our lives in bed, yet little is known about the purpose of sleep, says Meir Kryger, M.D, For more than 40 years, Kryger has been working to answer some of the remaining questions about sleep through innovative research and clinical practice.
Interview with Professor Dr. Meir H. Kryger, MD, FAACP
In this podcast, Dr. Andrey Zinchuk talks with Dr. Kryger, a Professor of Sleep Medicine at Yale University about how sleep and sleep medicine are connected with the arts. Dr. Kryger is a well-known researcher and educator. He is a co-author of the authoritative resource for sleep researchers and clinicians alike around the world, the Principles and Practice of Sleep Medicine. Dr. Kryger has been fascinated with how sleep and sleep medicine have intersected with the arts and literature for decades, and has published widely, given talks and interviews on the topic (2, 6-8).Source: ATS - American Thoracic Society
The Arts, Sleep and Medicine: Longtime Bedfellows
In this podcast, Dr. Andrey Zinchuk talks with Dr. Kryger, a Professor of Sleep Medicine at Yale University about how sleep and sleep medicine are connected with the arts. Dr. Kryger is a well-known researcher and educator. He is a co-author of the authoritative resource for sleep researchers and clinicians alike around the world, the Principles and Practice of Sleep Medicine. Dr. Kryger has been fascinated with how sleep and sleep medicine have intersected with the arts and literature for decades, and has published widely, given talks and interviews on the topic.Source: American Thoracic Society Podcast Series
Hospitals learn that sleep is good medicine
“Patients really don’t sleep in the hospital,” says Margaret Pisani, a pulmonary critical care doctor at Yale University School of Medicine, adding that lack of sleep is what patients complain about most. In addition to leaving patients cranky, lack of sleep can slow recovery and trigger the confusion of delirium, which can lead to longer hospital stays and even dementia, she says.Source: USA TODAY