Patrick Fuller, associate professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School told Tech Insider: "People throw that word around, but most cases of insomnia are not primary insomnia."
Study Suggests Surgical Residents Can Safely Work Longer Shifts
The study in the New England Journal of Medicine comes as the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education is reassessing requirements that prevent residents from working extremely long stretches or back-to-back shifts, reports NPR.
A BrainBlogger writer asks: What accounts for the discrepancy between guidelines and clinical practice?
State agencies in Connecticut are coming together to educate and promote awareness of safe sleep practices for babies, according to News 8.
heart health and sleep
A US News & World Report examines the connection between heart health and sleep apnea, insomnia, and sleep duration.
A report from New Jersey 101.5 discusses the issue of getting children to sleep alone and offers practical solutions for parents.
Amari Cooper
Professional football player Amari Cooper discusses the secrets of his recent success, including sleep and naps, with The Huffington Post.
A Bel Marra Health report examines the link between multiple sclerosis-related fatigue and poor sleep.
A report from The Journal indicates that a study has confirmed positive outcomes from later school start times, including improvements in tardiness and disciplinary violations.
A new light therapy can speed up how quickly people adapt to a new time zone, reports Fortune.
New research suggests that insomnia patients who have bad REM sleep may have a higher risk of anxiety and chronic depression, according to HealthDay.
A Pain Medicine News report indicates that a review of studies has documented high rates of sleep-disordered breathing in patients using chronic opioids.
NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton says cops will wake up sleeping subway riders to protect them from crime
Bratton’s controversial plan left rush-hour train commuters more restless than restful, reports New York Daily News.
Van Winkle's has created a Sleep Debt Clock, which is designed to track America's sleep debt since January 1, 2016 and shows how far behind we are on our sleep.
microbiome
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) increases the risk of hypertension, but the link between apneas and high blood pressure is unknown. So what is the connection?
shift work
Research from Brigham and Women's Hospital published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on February 8, 2016, may help explain why shift work increases the risk for cardiovascular disease.
clock
Abolishing the 24-hour clock by knocking out a key gene during development accelerates aging and shortens lifespan by two-thirds in mice, but this effect is absent if the gene deletion is delayed until after birth, according to a study.
ptsd
Research finds patients suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) experienced lower quality of life, more sleepiness, and less adherence and response to PAP therapy.
football
A Wareable report indicates that Jawbone has released Super Bowl health data showing the change in sleep patterns the night of the big event.
Scientists have discovered that sleeping with your mouth open can cause tooth erosion and decay, according to the Daily Mail.