Sleep Disorders News

Disturbing circadian rhythm connected to higher risk of liver cancer in mice; link to humansNov 23, 2016
A team of researchers says disrupting a regular sleep routine can trigger the development of liver cancer in mice.
Men who improve sleep quality may decrease their chances of developing urinary tract issuesOct 4, 2016
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have determined a link between sleep quality and lower urinary tract symptoms in men.
Expert says sleep is essential on road trips Jul 27, 2016
Dr. Philip Alapat explains the importance of getting enough sleep to ensure safe and fun road trips.
Don’t let sleep apnea take your breath away Apr 26, 2016
A Baylor sleep expert explains the symptoms, risk factors and treatment of sleep apnea.
Obstructive sleep apnea-induced hypertension linked to gut microbiomeFeb 8, 2016
Researchers find that obstructive sleep apnea can cause a gut microbiome imbalance that can induce hypertension.
Sleep and proper nutrition are essential for final exam successDec 3, 2015
According to experts at Baylor College of Medicine, putting the books and notes to the side for proper sleep and nutrition can be just as important as studying.
Grant funds program to improve asthma control among African Americans in HoustonJan 8, 2014
Grant will provide more than $2 million for Baylor's Environmental Health Service's asthma intervention program for African-American adults.
Trouble sleeping? Experts say skip antihistaminesOct 7, 2013
Baylor sleep expert says antihistamines may cause drowsiness, but shouldn't be used as a sleep aid as the side effects can pose health risks.
Sawing logs at night is not a good workout for your heartFeb 6, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine experts find that snoring is not only disruptive to sleep but may also signal heart troubles.
Mars 520-day simulated mission provides important sleep-wake change informationJan 15, 2013
BCM researchers among those to reveal important sleep-wake change information from Mars 520-day simulated mission.