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The Sleep Patterns of Successful People in Engineering, Politics, and Technology

A Tech.Co news report examines the sleep patterns of successful leaders throughout history.

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The Role of Sleep Duration in Type 2 Diabetes Patients

A recent meta-analysis explored the connection between sleep and the risk of type 2 diabetes, as indicated on a Diabetes in Control report.

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Why a Long Night’s Sleep May Be Bad for You

A BBC News report indicates a recent study shows that adults who sleep for less than 6 hours or more than 8 hours are at risk of dying earlier.

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Sleep, Body Fat, Reaction Time Linked to Urinary Symptoms During Menopause

Urinary complaints both during and after menopause have been linked to poor sleep in addition to slowed reaction time and belly fat, as reported by Healio.
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SleepAngel- The Irish Company Who Are Waking Up the ‘Sleepy’ Bedding Industry

An Irish Central news report interviews one of the creators of SleepAngel, a chemical-free solution designed to eradicate bacteria, allergens, and dust mites from pillows.

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Untreated OSA Upped Risk of Need for Repeat Revascularization After PCI

A Family Practice News report indicates that patients with untreated obstructive sleep apnea who underwent PCI were more than twice as likely to undergo repeat revascularization during the next 4.8 years.

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Asynchrony of Lingual Muscle Recruitment during Sleep in Obstructive Sleep Apnea

A research study sought to test the hypothesis that intense activation of the genioglossus fails to prevent pharyngeal obstruction during sleep in obstructive sleep apnea patients, as published in the Journal of Applied Physiology.
Top 5 Reasons to Become a Sleep Technologist

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Top 5 Reasons to Become a Sleep Technologist

On its blog, the American Association of Sleep Technologists details 5 reasons to become a sleep tech. What would you add to the list?

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Relax, Focus or Sleep with the Newly Released Celestial App

According to an App Advice news report, Celestial is a new "relaxation" app that provides sounds and motion to help sleep and de-stress.

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One in Every Five People in Taiwan Has Insomnia: Survey

According to Focus Taiwan, a survey shows one in every five people in Taiwan has insomnia and the older one gets, the more likely one is to have problems sleeping.

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George Watson’s College Pupils Get Sleep Master Class

Students at an Edinburgh college are going to participate in Sound Sleep, a workshop that teaches the importance of sleep, according to BBC News.
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83% of UK Teens Say Sleep Is Affected by School Exams

Teenagers are being robbed of vital sleep as they cram in up to 14-plus hours of exam studying each week, finds a study by the United Kingdom's The Sleep Council.

Regulatory News

Virginia Governor McAuliffe Signs Safe Sleep for Infants Legislation

On March 17, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe signed into law House Bill 1515 sponsored by Delegate David Bulova to require that hospitals and others providing maternity care give new parents information on safe sleep environments for newborns.

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Paid to Sleep: NY Cracks Down on Napping Health Workers

The Associated Press discusses the issue of sleep and fatigue among healthcare workers in New York, particularly nurses and other workers who care for the vulnerable at night.

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A Dream Vacation: Visiting Canyon Ranch to Beat Insomnia

A National Post report examines Canyon Ranch in Arizona, a luxury health spa that helps individuals with insomnia and offers specialized programs run by a team of experts.

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Did the Swine Flu Jab Give Little Mathilda a Crippling Sleep Disorder?

Mathilda, the youngest known person to be diagnosed with narcolepsy, may have developed the condition following a swine flu vaccination, according to National Headlines.

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Obama Says He’s Ready to Sign Medicare Doctor Payment Fix

President Obama announced that he is prepared to sign a good bipartisan legislation to fix the doctor payment problem of Medicare, as indicated on a St. Louis Post-Dispatch report.

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The Light Therapeutic

Research suggests that light looms as large in our well-being as sleep. Rosie Blau consults experts in California and Japan for Intelligent Life magazine.

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How Sleep Became A Social Justice Issue

Recent research has highlighted the link between sleep, work, and poverty, according to a Fast Company news report.

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Wearable Healthcare Devices, Services Market to Grow at CAGR of 30.42% Through 2019

The global smart wearable healthcare devices and services market will grow at a compound annual  growth rate of 30.42% over the period 2015-2019, predicts Research and Markets in a new report.