• Putting Teeth into Teamwork

    AADSM president-elect Harold A. Smith, DDS, promotes dentists working closely with physicians, unbiased dental sleep medicine education, and mentorship among members.
  • Playing a Wind Instrument Could Help Lower Sleep Apnea Risk

    A new study has found that wind instrument players have a reduced risk of developing obstructive sleep apnea.
  • Atrial Fibrillation Recurrence Lower with CPAP

    CPAP use was associated with a significant reduction in the recurrence of atrial fibrillation in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), according to an analysis of data from past research published in…
  • 4 Steps to Correct Coding for Home Sleep Apnea Testing

    With the integration of HSAT into clinical practice, applying the precise billing and coding is a critical—but often bewildering—task. This article outlines an easy process to facilitate reimbursement.
  • Sleep Medicine Network Updates

    Welltrinsic Sleep Network, SleepMed Physician Network, Sleep Impressions, and Nierman Physician Referral Program launched in 2014. We check in for current enrollment, accomplishments to date, and goals for the remainder of 2015.
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Yaroslav Molkov has received a $1.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the neuroscience underlying obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)—specifically targeting how respiration and high blood pressure are linked in the brain.
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ResMed Inc's revenue for the third quarter ended March 31, 2015, was $422.5 million, a 6% increase compared to the quarter ended March 31, 2014.
A Teen Life report examines the link between sleep deprivation and obesity in teens.
According to Neurology Advisor, stroke and sleep apnea are linked to lower verbal memory and function scores than sleep apnea or stroke alone.
Sleep Cycle, a smart phone alarm clock app that says it wakers users up in their lightest sleep phase, released some statistics about wakeup times around the globe, day of week with the best sleep quality, and more.
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When people need to seek urgent medical attention, they are not often in a position where they have the luxury of choosing their physician. With longer term conditions however, it is possible for patients to choose carefully, and reviews from previous patients are one tool potential patients use in determining whose care has been most effective.
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The Sleep Shepherd is a fabric cap with sensors that works with the brain’s natural structure to slow brainwave activity and guide the wearer to sleep, according to Sleep Shepherd LLC.
Epidemiologists forecast that the total prevalent cases of acute insomnia in the 7 major markets (7MM) will increase from 121,799,911 in 2013, to 130,482,156 in 2023 at an Annual Growth Rate (AGR) of 0.71%.
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Siesta Medical Inc, a provider of minimally invasive surgical implants and tools for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), has launched its Revolution Suture Passer, designed for use with its Encore System.
The "sleep hormone" comes in pill form, but in what situations does it really help a person snooze? Yahoo Health tackles the subject of melatonin.
An Australian study shows that a daily nap for kids 4 to 7 years of age may reduce sleep time at night, as reported by Reuters Health.
How can people seek help for a disorder they don't know they have? Medical Daily addresses the paradox.
CNN's Vital Signs profiles a woman who suffered from hypersomnia and whose sleep disorder symptoms were alleviated by Emory neurologist Dr David Rye.
Study probes link between loss of smell, diseases like Alzheimer's
Nova Scotia researchers are looking for healthy volunteers between the ages of 40 and 75 to take scratch-and-sniff tests in a quest to diagnose diseases like Parkinson's earlier.
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A Bloomberg Business news report examines the software and gear-based fixes that can help mitigate the effects of technology use before bed that can disrupt sleep.
A US News & World Report article discusses the sleep problems common among patients with cancer undergoing chemotherapy and the importance of sleep for fighting the disease.
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The Daily Mail details the new airline innovations that are giving passengers comfier seats, more legroom, and improved sleep while flying.
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AADSM president-elect Harold A. Smith, DDS, promotes dentists working closely with physicians, unbiased dental sleep medicine education, and mentorship among members.
Itamar Medical Inc, a subsidiary of Itamar Medical Ltd, and Arterial Health International LLC (AHI) have signed a representation agreement.
Wearable devices such as fitness trackers have started to impact consumers’ personal lives, making them more knowledgeable about their activity levels, sleep patterns, and eating habits.