If your patients are asking about alternative remedies for insomnia, you may want to look into the studies compiled in this article by ABC Health & Wellbeing.
Through the lens of a sleep disorder patient, Peoria Public Radio discusses pediatric sleep.
Have you been following the development of Sense, the Kickstarter-funded sleep tracker? It continues to make headlines as it crosses the $1 million funding threshold, reports the BBC.
Some argue against the more widespread belief that insomnia is a symptom or contributing factor to depression, saying insomnia may be a therapy for depression, reports Liberty Voice.
A study of high school students by University of Adelaide psychology researchers has shed new light on the links between insomnia-related mental health conditions among teens.
The upcoming Medtrade Conference & Exposition (Oct 20-23, 2014 in Atlanta) provides a great opportunity to see the latest retail products on the market.
You may find this article from Liberty Voice helpful in explaining to your patients the link between sleeping and eating.
Researchers who studied 100 twin pairs have identified a gene mutation that may allow the carrier to function normally on less than 6 hours of sleep per night. The genetic variant also appears to provide greater resistance to the effects of sleep deprivation.
In its second recent article on a controversial topic, the New York Times discusses the risks of sleeping pills for older adults, citing some especially interesting statistics surrounding insomnia drug Ambien.
If you suspect that a patient’s stress problems are connected to his or her sleeping habits, this article from The Globe and Mail might point out the extent of the problem and help with some suggestions.