Leonardo Jaimes

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Sleep Disturbances Affect Neurocognitive Function in SCD

Sleep disturbances such as decreased oxygen saturation may lead to neurocognitive dysfunction in patients with sickle cell disease (SCD), according to a study recently published in Sleep Medicine. Specifically, nocturnal oxygen saturation (SpO2) seems to be independently related to verbal comprehension and working memory, which are characteristically diminished in these patients, as Tucker and the…

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