Sleep Disorders News

How stress can affect your sleepMay 9, 2019
Sleep expert Dr. Annise Wilson explains how stress can interfere with your nighttime schedule and ways you can sleep more when life becomes busy.
How light may impact your sleepFeb 13, 2019
For most of us the blaring sound of our alarm clock is a signal to wake up, but often this noise can be too jarring. Dr. Philip Alapat explains how light impacts our circadian rhythm and whether wake-up light alarm clocks are beneficial.
Expert highlights need to raise awareness about asthmaMay 14, 2018
To raise awareness about asthma, May is recognized as National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month.
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.