New patient survey data presented at the European Association of Urology (EAU 14) congress shows that nocturia (waking to void one or more times a night followed by sleep) has a strong negative impact on utility, work productivity, and health-related quality of life (HRQL).
The Virgin Pulse Institute, an evidence-based organization that puts research to work to help employees and companies thrive, released results of a study designed to better understand employees’ sleep disturbances and offer actionable insight to both employers and their workforce.
April 18 is marked, annually, as Sleep Apnea Awareness Day–a global recognition of the results of a five-patient study published in 1981 by Colin Sullivan, the inventor of CPAP technology.
Little is known about the cause of restless legs syndrome (RLS). In a study published online in Genome Research, researchers have demonstrated a common genetic variant associated with RLS alters expression of a critical brain gene during fetal development.
Med-Care Diabetic & Medical Supplies Inc, a wellness company founded on the principles of patient care and service, donated more than 150 refurbished CPAP machines to the American Sleep Apnea Association’s CPAP Assistance Program.
UT San Diego profiles golfer Nicole Jeray, who raises awareness for a sleep disorder she suffers from, narcolepsy.
Our sister magazine RT: For Decision Makers in Respiratory Care profiles The Sleep Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, which exclusively treats sleep disorders in children. While the issues addressed at the CHOP Sleep Center are similar to those addressed at adult-centric sleep labs, the patient base differs quite dramatically.
Clinical Psychiatry News reports on Dr Donna M. Sudak, professor and director of the psychotherapy training program at Drexel University, Philadelphia, said during a premeeting workshop on high-yield brief CBT at the annual meeting of the American College of Psychiatrists.
Mara Cvejic, MD, a pediatric neurologist and sleep medicine fellow at the Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine, shares the case study of an 8-year-old with Segawa’s disease with The Huffington Post.
Telltale signs in the brains of babies who have died of SIDS are remarkably similar to those of children who died of accidental asphyxiation, according to researchers at the University of Adelaide’s School of Medical Sciences.