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Trends and Cancer-Specific Patterns of Physical Activity, Sleep Duration, and Daily Sitting Time Among US Cancer Survivors, 1997-2018

Physical activity, sufficient sleep, and limiting sedentary time may improve cancer survivorship. Utilizing US nationally representative samples from the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) 1997-2018 and the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2007-2018, this study investigated the trends…

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Associations between longitudinal trajectories of insomnia symptoms and sleep duration with objective physical function in postmenopausal women: the Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation

Examine the association between trajectories of self-reported insomnia symptoms and sleep duration over 13 years with objective physical function. We utilized data from 1,627 Study of Women's Health Across the Nation participants, aged 61.9 ± 2.7 years at the end…

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Prescription medications for sleep disturbances among midlife women during 2 years of follow-up: a SWAN retrospective cohort study

To examine the effects of prescription sleep medications on patient-reported sleep disturbances. Retrospective cohort. Longitudinal cohort of community-dwelling women in the USA. Racially and ethnically diverse middle-aged women who reported a sleep disturbance. New users of prescription sleep medications propensity…

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​A longitudinal study of sleep duration in pregnancy and subsequent risk of gestational diabetes: findings from a prospective, multiracial cohort.

BACKGROUND: Both short and prolonged sleep duration have been linked to impaired glucose metabolism. Sleep patterns change during pregnancy, but prospective data are limited on their relation to gestational diabetes.OBJECTIVE: We sought to prospectively examine the trimester-specific (first and second…

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Telephone-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia in Perimenopausal and Postmenopausal Women With Vasomotor Symptoms: A MsFLASH Randomized Clinical Trial

Effective, practical, nonpharmacologic therapies are needed to treat menopause-related insomnia symptoms in primary and women's specialty care settings. To evaluate the efficacy of telephone-based cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) vs menopause education control (MEC). A single-site, randomized clinical trial…

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Comparison of Self-Reported Sleep Duration With Actigraphy: Results From the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos Sueño Ancillary Study.

Most studies of sleep and health outcomes rely on self-reported sleep duration, although correlation with objective measures is poor. In this study, we defined sociodemographic and sleep characteristics associated with misreporting and assessed whether accounting for these factors better explains…

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Effect of escitalopram on insomnia symptoms and subjective sleep quality in healthy perimenopausal and postmenopausal women with hot flashes: a randomized controlled trial

OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to determine the effect of escitalopram on insomnia symptoms and subjective sleep quality in healthy perimenopausal and postmenopausal women with hot flashes. METHODS: A randomized, blinded, multicenter, placebo-controlled parallel-group 8-week trial with 205…

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