Advanced Brain Monitoring Inc (ABM) is using a unique strategy to collect compliance data on its novel Night Shift obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) treatment: a crowd-funded clinical trial. Night Shift is a new neck-worn device that treats positional OSA, including severe cases up to an AHI of 60.
Robert Rosenberg, DO answers the question of if short sleepers (less than 6 hours per night) or long sleepers (more than 8 hours per night) live longer on Everyday Health.
The Nueces County Record Star discusses a “sleep pod” that students and faculty can take advantage of in wellness center.
The New Haven Independent covers the trend of large hospitals are taking over smaller ones and over private physician practices.
Science Codex reports on a study that finds orthopedic trauma surgeons should counsel patients on the expectations of difficult sleeping following acute fractures.
Family Practice News reports on a study showing that CPAP for sleep apnea helps improve comorbid diabetes.
A sleep disorder that causes people to act out their dreams is the best current predictor of brain diseases like Parkinson’s and many other forms of dementia, say researchers at the University of Toronto.
A new neck-worn device for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) reduced AHI by more than 50% in most participants (83%) in a study soon to be published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. The new device is named Night Shift.
The Times of India reports on the increase in obstructive sleep apnea diagnosis in the city of Chennai, an especially alarming trend, it notes, due to the young age of some of the sufferers.
Primary Care Optometry News quotes from a presentation by Brad Sutton, OD, FAAO, in which he stresses the importance of asking about obstructive sleep apnea because it is linked to eye comorbidities.