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One Year of Actigraphy Dataset Released

We are happy to announce the release of the One Year of Actigraphy (OYA) dataset on the National Sleep Research Resource. This is a unique personal project undertaken by a researcher dedicated to sleep science. The purpose of the project is to make a year's worth of one person's actigraphy data available to the research community in the spirit of promoting the creation of new methods for sleep and circadian data analysis. Keep reading

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By mrueschman on August 10, 2018 Aug 10, 2018 in Releases

ABC Dataset Released

Earlier this week we deposited data from the Apnea, Bariatric surgery, and CPAP (ABC) study in the National Sleep Research Resource. ABC aimed to assess the role of bariatric (weight loss) surgery as compared to continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy plus weight loss counseling for the treatment of patients with class II obesity and those who have severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Keep reading

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By mrueschman on August 2, 2018 Aug 2, 2018 in Releases

NIH Request for Information: Strategically Critical Resources or Infrastructures

Update from Susan Redline, NSRR Director - March 16, 2018 Dear Colleagues, We hope you or your colleagues/trainees have benefited from data from the NSRR. Keep reading

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By mrueschman on February 1, 2018 Feb 1, 2018 in News

HomePAP Dataset Released

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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By mrueschman on September 1, 2017 Sep 1, 2017 in Releases

MESA Dataset 0.1.1 Released

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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By mrueschman on October 24, 2016 Oct 24, 2016 in Releases

HCHS/SOL Dataset 0.3.0 Released

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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By mrueschman on October 3, 2016 Oct 3, 2016 in Releases

HAASSA Dataset 0.1.0 Released

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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By mrueschman on September 23, 2016 Sep 23, 2016 in Releases

A Hearty Thank You

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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By mrueschman on August 12, 2016 Aug 12, 2016 in News

CHAT 0.5.0 Dataset Released

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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By mrueschman on July 22, 2016 Jul 22, 2016 in Releases
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