Orfeu M Buxton

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Sleep disruption due to hospital noises: a prospective evaluation
    Orfeu M Buxton
    Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Intern Med 157:170-9. 2012
  2. pmc Relationship of sleep deficiency to perceived pain and functional limitations in hospital patient care workers
    Orfeu M Buxton
    Center for Work, Health, and Well being, Harvard School of Public Health
    J Occup Environ Med 54:851-8. 2012
  3. pmc Adverse metabolic consequences in humans of prolonged sleep restriction combined with circadian disruption
    Orfeu M Buxton
    Division of Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Sci Transl Med 4:129ra43. 2012
  4. pmc Sleep restriction for 1 week reduces insulin sensitivity in healthy men
    Orfeu M Buxton
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes 59:2126-33. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Short and long sleep are positively associated with obesity, diabetes, hypertension, and cardiovascular disease among adults in the United States
    Orfeu M Buxton
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Division of Sleep Medicine, BLI 438, 221 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, United States
    Soc Sci Med 71:1027-36. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Lack of hippocampal volume differences in primary insomnia and good sleeper controls: an MRI volumetric study at 3 Tesla
    John W Winkelman
    Division of Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Sleep Med 11:576-82. 2010
  7. pmc Covert waking brain activity reveals instantaneous sleep depth
    Scott M McKinney
    Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e17351. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Spontaneous brain rhythms predict sleep stability in the face of noise
    Thien Thanh Dang-Vu
    Division of Sleep Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Curr Biol 20:R626-7. 2010
  9. pmc Energetic and cell membrane metabolic products in patients with primary insomnia: a 31-phosphorus magnetic resonance spectroscopy study at 4 tesla
    David G Harper
    Geriatric Psychiatry Program Department of Psychiatry Division of Sleep Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
    Sleep 36:493-500. 2013
  10. pmc Association of sleep adequacy with more healthful food choices and positive workplace experiences among motor freight workers
    Orfeu M Buxton
    Division of Sleep Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 221 Longwood Ave, BLI 438, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:S636-43. 2009

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. doi request reprint Sleep disruption due to hospital noises: a prospective evaluation
    Orfeu M Buxton
    Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Intern Med 157:170-9. 2012
    ..Efforts to attenuate hospital noise have been limited by incomplete information on the interaction between sounds and sleep physiology...
  2. pmc Relationship of sleep deficiency to perceived pain and functional limitations in hospital patient care workers
    Orfeu M Buxton
    Center for Work, Health, and Well being, Harvard School of Public Health
    J Occup Environ Med 54:851-8. 2012
    ..Health care workers are at high risk of developing musculoskeletal symptoms and pain. This study tested the hypothesis that sleep deficiency is associated with pain, functional limitations, and physical limitations that interfere with work...
  3. pmc Adverse metabolic consequences in humans of prolonged sleep restriction combined with circadian disruption
    Orfeu M Buxton
    Division of Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Sci Transl Med 4:129ra43. 2012
    ..Thus, in humans, prolonged sleep restriction with concurrent circadian disruption alters metabolism and could increase the risk of obesity and diabetes...
  4. pmc Sleep restriction for 1 week reduces insulin sensitivity in healthy men
    Orfeu M Buxton
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes 59:2126-33. 2010
    ..This study tests the hypothesis that decreasing nighttime sleep duration reduces insulin sensitivity and assesses the effects of a drug, modafinil, that increases alertness during wakefulness...
  5. doi request reprint Short and long sleep are positively associated with obesity, diabetes, hypertension, and cardiovascular disease among adults in the United States
    Orfeu M Buxton
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Division of Sleep Medicine, BLI 438, 221 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, United States
    Soc Sci Med 71:1027-36. 2010
    ..These findings suggest a 7-8 h sleep duration directly and indirectly reduces chronic disease risk...
  6. doi request reprint Lack of hippocampal volume differences in primary insomnia and good sleeper controls: an MRI volumetric study at 3 Tesla
    John W Winkelman
    Division of Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Sleep Med 11:576-82. 2010
    ..Loss of HV in PI might be due to chronic hyperarousal and/or chronic sleep debt. The aim of this study was to replicate the earlier pilot report while employing a larger sample, more rigorous screening criteria, and objective sleep data...
  7. pmc Covert waking brain activity reveals instantaneous sleep depth
    Scott M McKinney
    Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e17351. 2011
    ..This signal, which transcends the boundaries of classical sleep stages, could potentially be used for real-time feedback to novel, adaptive drug delivery systems for inducing sleep...
  8. doi request reprint Spontaneous brain rhythms predict sleep stability in the face of noise
    Thien Thanh Dang-Vu
    Division of Sleep Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Curr Biol 20:R626-7. 2010
    ..Our finding sets the stage for future studies that attempt to augment spindle production to enhance sleep continuity when confronted with noise...
  9. pmc Energetic and cell membrane metabolic products in patients with primary insomnia: a 31-phosphorus magnetic resonance spectroscopy study at 4 tesla
    David G Harper
    Geriatric Psychiatry Program Department of Psychiatry Division of Sleep Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
    Sleep 36:493-500. 2013
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  10. pmc Association of sleep adequacy with more healthful food choices and positive workplace experiences among motor freight workers
    Orfeu M Buxton
    Division of Sleep Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 221 Longwood Ave, BLI 438, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:S636-43. 2009
    ..We assessed whether adequate sleep is linked to more healthful eating behaviors among motor freight workers and whether it mediates the effects of workplace experiences...
  11. pmc Reduced brain GABA in primary insomnia: preliminary data from 4T proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy (1H-MRS)
    John W Winkelman
    Division of Sleep Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 1505 Commonwealth Avenue, Brighton, MA 02135, USA
    Sleep 31:1499-506. 2008
    ..Proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy (1H-MRS) can non-invasively determine GABA levels in human brain. Our objective was to assess GABA levels in unmedicated individuals with PI, using 1H-MRS...
  12. pmc Socioeconomic status, occupational characteristics, and sleep duration in African/Caribbean immigrants and US White health care workers
    Karen A Ertel
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, MA 02115, USA
    Sleep 34:509-18. 2011
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