According to The Australian, two international studies have connected sleep disturbance in wind-farm workers to the noise and sound from wind turbines.
A new documentary by filmmaker Rodney Ascher examines the phenomenon of sleep paralysis.
A study abstract provided by Biology of Mood & Anxiety Disorders examines a study that suggests optimizing sleep quality following trauma may allow sleep itself to be recruited in the treatment of trauma and stress disorders.
Napp Pharmaceuticals Limited announced that Targinact, a fixed combination of prolonged-release oxycodone/naloxone, has received approval for use in the United Kingdom.
According to Newsmax, a new study reveals that almost half of the patients who undergo angioplasty develop sleep apnea.
Jim Luonuansuu, a Lordstown, Ohio, fire and police dispatcher, has reached a settlement in an employee discrimination lawsuit after being fired for sleeping on the job, as reported by WFML.
autism sleep
One night of poor sleep significantly decreases performance on intelligence tests in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and also in neurotypical children (without ASD).
counter racism
Long-held social biases, such as race and gender prejudices, can be reduced during sleep, suggests a study published in Science.
Orthodontic Products, a sister magazine to Sleep Review, offers a free on-demand webinar on "Digital Dentistry in the Orthodontic Lab: Improving the Customer Experience Through Digital Scanning and 3D Printing."
ASTM International, formerly known as the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), is a globally recognized leader in the development and delivery of international voluntary consensus standards.
Louise Miner has developed the product Rip n Go, a 2-part sheet set designed to help bed-wetting children, as reported by The Globe and Mail.
REM program
Students of Our Lady of Sorrows Elementary School in Farmington Hills, MI, sponsored a sleep education class for kindergarten students at Taylor Parks Elementary School, as reported by the Farmington Voice.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has reached a settlement resolving its antitrust suit charging Cephalon Inc with illegally blocking generic competition to its blockbuster sleep disorder drug Provigil.
sleepmemory
Research published in PLOS Computational Biology suggests that sleeping triggers the synapses in our brain to both strengthen and weaken, which prompts the forgetting, strengthening or modification of our memories in a process known as long-term potentiation (LTP).
Medical professionals from across the country will hear from leading sleep experts on sleep science and medicine, and discuss the latest trends and innovations in sleep care during Clayton Sleep Research Foundation’s annual Updates in Sleep Medicine (USM) conference on October 16 – 17 at The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis.
According to research reported in the Cell Press journal Current Biology today, fruit flies know what time of day it is. What's more, the insects can learn to connect different scents with the sweet reward of sugar, depending on the hour: menthol in the morning and mushrooms in the afternoon.
The Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT) is now accepting applications for the sixth annual Andrea Patterson Memorial Scholarship Program. The Scholarship Program awards a $2,500 tuition grant each year to a promising student of polysomnography who demonstrates a strong commitment to sleep medicine.
Walmart and Benedict P. Morelli, attorney for Tracy Morgan, Ardley Fuqua, and Jeffrey Millea, today announced a settlement agreement, ending a lawsuit against Walmart arising out of a multi-vehicle accident involving the men on June 7, 2014, on the New Jersey Turnpike.
Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp has begun a Phase 3 clinical study of TNX-102 SL (cyclobenzaprine HCl sublingual tablet, 2.8 mg) in fibromyalgia, having recently randomized the first patient.
A New York Daily News report examines a study that shows urban residents exposed to noise pollution have a higher risk of weight gain due to poor sleep.