The podcast "Sleep With Me" intentionally gets more boring the longer you listen, reports Fast Company.
Several studies have linked sleep apnea and fatty liver disease, reports The New York Times in response to a reader question.
Equinox Fitness is sponsoring a University of California clinical trial on the effect of sleep coaching on heart-rate variability, as reported by Fast Company.
The Times Herald-Record reports that Bon Secours Community Hospital in New York has opened a new sleep lab.
Sleep medicine subspecialist W. Chris Winter has found a niche coaching professional athlete's on how to gain a competitive advantage via sleep, reports The Huffington Post.
Medication could put you over the new drug-drive limit
In the UK, patients on insomnia medications should carry their prescriptions with them to reduce the risk of being prosecuted under a new drug-drive limit, reports The Daily Mail.
pet
According to a WTOP news report, pets can be disruptive to their owners' sleep and may be a potential cause of insomnia.
Increased use of melatonin for sleep problems in children is one surprising finding of a health survey, reports Reuters Health.
In Australia, after research showing 60% of callers to cancer support line "13 11 20" reported insomnia symptoms, the Cancer Council Queensland has urged cancer patients and caregivers suffering from insomnia to seek help.
In the United Arab Emirates, insurance often doesn’t cover sleep disorders, while at a government hospital, the waiting period to register is nine months, reports Khaleej Times.
I’m thrilled we’re about to start a family but I’m also frightened about how I’ll cope with the baby and my sleep disorder.
A sleep disorder makes Jodie believe her dreams are real, but it’s her other half who really suffers, reports The Daily Mail.
insomniamortality
A connection between persistent insomnia and increased inflammation and mortality has been identified by a group of researchers from the University of Arizona. Their study, published in The American Journal of Medicine, found that people who suffer from persistent insomnia are at greater risk than those who experience intermittent insomnia.
Sense, a consumer sleep tracker that became one of Kickstarter's most funded products of all time, is now available to the public with new orders expected to ship this month, as reported by The Verge.
sleep text
A WBALTV.com news report examines the increasing phenomena of sleep texting.
Zzoma
Zzoma is an FDA-cleared medical device designed by physicians at Sleep Specialists, LLC, as a positional therapy for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).
Human brain stroke
People who sleep for more than 8 hours a day have an increased risk of stroke, according to a study by the University of Cambridge—and this risk doubles for older people who persistently sleep longer than average.
Might living a structured life with regularly established mealtimes and early bedtimes lead to a better life and perhaps even prevent the onset of mental illness?
FOCUS Spring 2015
In its 15th year, the conference boasts three keynote addresses, a bustling exhibit hall, and entertainment ranging from a full-fledged comedy show to impersonators and caricature artists.
Airweave, a premium bedding topper and pillow brand in Japan, is arriving in the United States with the opening of its flagship retail location on 498 Broome Street in the SoHo district of Manhattan, NY. It opens to the public on February 27, 2015.
nighttimelegcramps
A new treatment may bring hope for people who suffer from muscle cramps or spasms from neuromuscular disorders, diseases such as multiple sclerosis, or simply from nighttime leg cramps that keep people from sleeping.