Children obtain better and more age-appropriate sleep in the presence of household rules and regular sleep-wake routines, according to sleep researchers.
Sleep disorders put some workers out of sync with traditional schedules and are estimated to cost employers $2,000 per employee in lost productivity every year, reports The Atlantic.
Baylor College’s Dr Mary Rose says pets should sleep in beds of their own.
Boston Red Sox baseball player Mike Napoli recently underwent surgery for sleep apnea and recounted the details to Comcast SportsNet.
The Sydney Swans, an Australian football team, has added sleep pods to its change room to allow players to rest and recover, as indicated on a Swans Media news report.
On March 2, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will issue new medical guidance to Aviation Medical Examiners (AMEs), the agency said on Friday.
In a bulletin issued this month by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), the agency reminds its certified medical examiners to use their “medical training and expertise in determining whether a driver exhibits symptoms and/or multiple risk factors for OSA [obstructive sleep apnea].”
ResMed’s revenue for the second quarter ended December 31, 2014, was $423.0 million, a 10% increase compared to the quarter ended December 31, 2013. Net income was $91.2 million, an increase of 5% compared to the quarter ended December 31, 2013.
A multi-institution team of sleep researchers recently found that workers who participated in an intervention aimed at reducing conflict between work and familial responsibilities slept an hour more each week and reported greater sleep sufficiency than those who did not participate in the intervention.
Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin and the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry in Munich have discovered that the brain area that enables self-reflection is larger in lucid dreamers. Thus, lucid dreamers are possibly also more self-reflecting when awake.