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swhr sleep cartoon 10.30.18 | Sleep
Poor Sleep Makes You More Than Just Sleepy

We’ve all experienced times where we haven’t gotten enough sleep, whether it’s pulling an all-nighter to cram for a test, caring for a newborn, or stressing about a project at work.

11.30.17 | Sleep
Women & Sleep Apnea

11.29.17 | Sleep
New Guide Aims to Unmask Challenges Women Face in Getting Healthy Sleep

Though sleep is essential to health, the unique barriers faced by women in maintaining good sleep health are often misunderstood or overlooked, according to “Women & Sleep: A Guide for Better Health,” a new resource developed by SWHR.

5.17.17 | Sleep
Sleep, Pregnancy, And Your Future Health

This guest blog by Judette Louis MD, MPH from University of South Florida and SWHR Interdisciplinary Network on Sleep Member and Mary Ashley Cain MD from University of South Florida explores the overlaps of sleep and pregnancy.

2.24.17 | Sleep
Who Should Be Screened For Sleep Apnea? The Answer Is Not Always Obvious

There is insufficient current evidence to assess the benefits and harms of screening for obstructive sleep apnea in asymptomatic adults, according to an assessment by the United States Preventative Services Task Force.

10.26.16 | Sleep
Sleep Drugs and Women: A Review of Issues to Consider for Optimizing the Care of Women With Sleep Disorders

Certain sleep medications, such as zolpidem, exhibit sex-specific pharmacological profiles, so it imperative to understand their unique pharmacokinetic properties to […]

7.13.16 | Sleep
SWHR Comments on USPSTF Draft Recommendations for Sleep Apnea Screening

SWHR’s Sleep Network provided comments to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) on its draft recommendation on screening for […]

4.12.16 | Sleep
SWHR Commentary on Sleep Health

Looking for the latest on sex differences in sleep health? Check out SWHR’s Narcolepsy Toolkit to learn more about how […]

7.1.14 | Sleep
Exploring Sex and Gender Differences in Sleep Health

Significant gaps exist in research and public knowledge about sleep disorders in women, and there is a great need for […]