sleep timing
Washington State University (WSU) researchers have found that the timing of an animal's sleep can be just as important as how much sleeps it gets.
Why Your Doctor Won't Friend You On Facebook
NPR discusses the privacy issues associated with both doctor public and private social media pages.
A CNN news report examines different sleep issues and what they may indicate about a person's health.
A WCPO 9 news report indicates sleep-related deaths were a significant factor in the high infant mortality rate in Hamilton County, Ohio.
A Quartz report takes a comprehensive look at sleep deprivation and the accompanying research that shows we may be getting enough sleep after all.
Recent study results suggest that the rapid eye movements that occur in sleep are linked to visual processing rather than just physical activation or movement, reports The Conversation.
Eisai Inc  and Purdue Pharma LP have entered into a worldwide collaboration agreement for the development and commercialization of Eisai's clinical candidate lemborexant, a dual orexin receptor antagonist entering Phase III clinical development for the treatment of insomnia.
Facial plastic surgeon Haresh Yalamanchili, MD, says he has long believed in the power of rhinoplasty to improve a person's life in ways beyond the aesthetic, and now he's pleased to see recent news stories touting such benefits.
Heavy snorers are more at risk from sudden death from heart problems, but using pillows to raise chest to a 45° angle while sleeping cuts heart risk, reports The Daily Mail.
student loan debt
According to Reuters, black young adults may be more likely to lose sleep over student loan debt than other racial and ethnic groups.
A report from The Columbus Dispatch examines the use of antihistamines, such as benadryl, for sleep.
SNOOZ
The startup company SNOOZ is developing a white noise machine designed to improve sleep, as reported by Cult of Mac.
Forbes discusses the Rest + Well Blueprint program, which encompasses different approaches to better sleep, at the Lodge at Woodloch in Pennsylvania.
Sleep Review’s oral appliances matrix compares features such as fitting description, adjustment description, materials, and recommended cleaning for 21 devices.
bloodbrainbarrier
University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) researchers have reported evidence that obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) contributes to a breakdown of the blood–brain barrier, which plays an important role in protecting brain tissue.
lower blood pressure
Midday naps are associated with reduced blood pressure levels and prescription of fewer antihypertensive medications, according to research presented at European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress by Manolis Kallistratos, MD, PhD, a cardiologist at Asklepieion Voula General Hospital in Athens, Greece.
Wearable medical technology and point-of-care test developer NeuroMetrix Inc today announced preliminary results from a pilot study of its wearable pain relief technology in subjects with restless leg syndrome (RLS).
In a Dentistry iQ report, Elizabeth Kornegay, RDH, BSDH, focuses on the connection between sleep apnea and bruxism as they relate to predicting first-onset temporomandibular disorders.
A Healio news report indicates increased activation of blue light photosensitive ganglion cells after cataract surgery has little effect on circadian photoentrainment.
The light emitted from using devices at night can increase a woman's risk of infertility, as reported by Shape.