An American College of Cardiology article review examines a study of hospitalized adults who met criteria for obstructive sleep apnea and reported lower sleep quality and worse in-hospital sleep duration.
The new research linking blood sugar and the internal clock may help develop and improve strategies for controlling glucose levels in day-active people and night workers, reports Harvard Gazette.
Researchers have discovered that playing wind instruments can lower a person's risk of developing obstructive sleep apnea, as reported by Z News.
Sorin SpA and Cyberonics Inc announced that the required waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended, relating to their pending merger, has expired.
Healthy business in medical technology
AsiaOne profiles Goh Boon Seong, president and chief executive officer of WhiteRock Medical Company and its US-based wholly-owned unit, Somnetics Global.
A news report from The Wall Street Journal reports that the new Apple ResearchKit allows patients to participate in clinical trials via sleep and exercise tracking apps.
A Huffington Post news report examines the practice of lucid dreaming, which involves a person who knows they are dreaming taking control of the dream.
A Medical Research interview discusses a research report that aimed to determine the role of cancer treatments in triggering insomnia.
The Clarion-Ledger examines the detrimental effects of sleep deprivation for parents and children.
The Daily Telegraph details a nighttime ritual called Sleepy Magic designed to help put children to sleep.
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Welltrinsic Sleep Network, SleepMed Physician Network, Sleep Impressions, and Nierman Physician Referral Program launched in 2014. We check in for current enrollment, accomplishments to date, and goals for the remainder of 2015.
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In the quest for deep sleep, two Washington University graduates have developed Chrona, a soft foam pad used in a pillow that monitors brain waves via a smartphone, as reported by the Riverfront Times.
Representative Stacey Guerin of Glenburn, Maine, is proposing a law that would make driving while fatigued a crime, according to the Portland Press Herald.
An NPR report discusses a study that finds evidence that the brain's activity during sleep is not random, which may explain why the brain consumes energy even at rest.
According to WWL.com, Korean researchers found that people who stay up very late are at a higher risk of muscle deterioration, diabetes, and metabolic disease despite getting the same amount of sleep as those who wake up early.
The severity of chronic kidney disease and lack of sleep may lead to and worsen different health conditions, such as hypertension, as indicated on an HCP Live report.
Hibernation for humans may not be a pipe dream forever
Atlanta-based SpaceWorks has looked at creating a habitat that would allow astronauts to travel to Mars while hibernating, reports The Washington Post.
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A wristband that records motion throughout a 24-hour cycle may be an inexpensive, safe way to determine which patients with major depressive disorder will respond best to commonly prescribed drugs such as Prozac.
Science of nap time: Seeking an edge in the most basic of all human needs
Sports Illustrated discusses "'circadian advantage" as a way to maximize athletic performance.
Amy J. Aronsky, DO, FAASM, a board-certified pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine specialist has joined Sleep Review's editorial advisory board.