Many kids, high-school age and younger, are juggling nearly as many responsibilities as adults—and now, they’re caffeinating like adults, too. As many families are finding out, the use of coffee, soda, or energy drinks can lead to painful consequences, according to Kaiser Permanente.
A new action plan released by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to increase the participation of women, minorities, and the elderly in research trials was welcomed today by four health organizations as taking an important step toward closing the healthcare disparities gap.
A research scientist from the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) has received a 3-year Mentored Career Development Award from the Clinical and Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin (CTSI) to study the role of pharyngeal tissue properties in obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).
It’s bad to drive while sleepy, but how bad is it? One new study examined how lack of sleep impacts driving habits, Good 4 Utah reports.
More than 28% of truck drivers have sleep apnea, reports Truck News.
Researchers explain why leaving your feet outside the covers while sleeping can help you sleep better, Yahoo Health reports.
As people grow older, they often have difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep, and tend to awaken too early in the morning. In individuals with Alzheimer’s disease, this common and troubling symptom of aging tends to be especially pronounced, often leading to nighttime confusion and wandering.
If your patients have problems staying asleep and feeling refreshed, share these sleep tips with them from The Huffington Post.
The mattress your patient sleeps on can have a big effect on how well he or she sleeps. Consider these tips from Dr Frank Lipman for how to choose the right bed.
Dental sleep medicine is a growing and rewarding niche within sleep medicine. In a recent Sleep Review survey, 4.9% of patients try oral appliances as their first-line therapy, up from an average of 4.2% in our prior survey.