HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE CURRENT ISSUE

Sleep & Elite Athletic Performance

Scott Kutscher, MD

Elite athletes commonly have sleep disturbances and poor sleep quality made worse by the environmental demands of athletics.

Movement Disorders Moment: Rapid Eye Movement Sleep Behavior Disorder

Ahmad Alsibai, MD; and Jill M. Giordano Farmer, DO

This sleep disorder is a strong predictor for the development of synucleinopathies, including Parkinson’s disease, multiple system atrophy, and dementia with Lewy bodies.

Sleep & Neurodevelopment

COVER FOCUS: THE IMPORTANCE OF SLEEP

Anne M. Morse, DO

Sleep characterization in children may have a role in evaluation for risk of impaired development, behavior, mood, and self-regulation.

Sleep & Medical Training

Michael Howell, MD, FAAN, FAASM

“If sleep doesn’t serve an absolutely vital function, it is the greatest mistake evolution ever made.”—Allan Rechschaffen, University of Chicago

NEWS

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Isradipine Shows No Benefit for Parkinson’s Disease

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Clinical Trial of Phosphodiesterase Inhibitor Begins for Treatment of Early Alzheimer’s Disease

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Last Patient Fully Assessed in Trial of Accordion Formulation of Levodopa/Carbidopa for Parkinson’s Disease

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Tofersen for Treatment of Familial Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

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Young Blood Plasma for Parkinson's Disease

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Humanized Antibody Targets Tau Protein in Alzheimer’s Disease

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