HomePAP Dataset Released

Posted by mrueschman on September 1, 2017 in Releases

I am pleased to announce that data from the Home Positive Airway Pressure (HomePAP) study are now available. HomePAP took place between 2008 and 2010; it was a project in which 373 subjects at risk for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) were randomized to either a laboratory-based or home-based pathway for diagnosis and (if necessary) titration. Keep reading

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MESA Dataset 0.1.1 Released

Posted by mrueschman on October 24, 2016 in Releases

The 10th NSRR dataset went online earlier this month: Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) Sleep. The NSRR team worked closely with the Collaborative Health Studies Coordinating Center (CHSCC) to make these data available. Keep reading

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HCHS/SOL Dataset 0.3.0 Released

Posted by mrueschman on October 3, 2016 in Releases

We released a new version of the Hispanic Community Health Study / Study of Latinos dataset last week. This release contains data from the SueƱo Ancillary study, which recruited more than 2,000 participants to take part in an additional data collection visit that included wrist-worn actigraphy data and sleep-related questionnaires. The actigraphy data are available both in summary form within the phenotype datasets, as well as in a more "raw", epoch-by-epoch format. Keep reading

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HAASSA Dataset 0.1.0 Released

Posted by mrueschman on September 23, 2016 in Releases

The 9th NSRR dataset has come online: it is the Honolulu-Asia Aging Study of Sleep Apnea (HAASSA). We have done this in collaboration with Kuakini Health System, who write this about the overall project: An outgrowth of the Kuakini Honolulu Heart Program (HHP) is the Kuakini Honolulu-Asia Aging Study (HAAS) that was established in 1991 to study the causes of dementia, a disease that afflicts over five million Americans. Keep reading

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A Hearty Thank You

Posted by mrueschman on August 12, 2016 in News

This blog post isn't about a new dataset or tool, but rather an expression of our appreciation for Susan Surovec and her work on the NSRR. Susan recently retired after spending more than 20 years with the Boston Sleep Reading Center group. Susan stewarded the Sleep Heart Health Study, our most popular dataset, from data collection all the way until its posting on the NSRR. Keep reading

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CHAT 0.5.0 Dataset Released

Posted by mrueschman on July 22, 2016 in Releases

Today we released a new version of the CHAT dataset. There were a handful of tweaks made to the primary CHAT dataset, including the removal of an identifiable variable (recruitment site) and clarification of the household income-related variables. The latter issue was raised by an NSRR user who was attempting to incorporate socioeconomic status into her analysis. Keep reading

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