Sleep tracking technology may be fueling insomnia with users pouring over data and frequently worrying about their sleep, according to an ABC news report. interviews a Florida woman who is a "short sleeper,"  meaning she has a genetic mutation that causes her to need less sleep than the average person.
sleep pods
According to The Daily Mail, the Helsinki Airport is now offering sleep pods for weary travelers in need of sleep.
Tempur Sealy International Inc has entered into a long-term commitment to the study of sleep science and an exclusive partnership with the University of North Carolina School of Medicine's Neurodiagnostics and Sleep Science (NDSS) Program in the Department of Allied Health Sciences.
"2014 was an outstanding year for Jazz Pharmaceuticals as we executed on our growth strategy, delivered strong sales of our key products and further diversified our product portfolio, and expanded our development pipeline through completion of three transactions," says Bruce C. Cozadd, chairman and CEO of Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc, in a release about the company's full year and fourth quarter 2014 financial results.
The Picayune Item reports that Highland Community Hospital in Mississippi was presented an award for their Safe Sleep Campaign that encourages safe sleeping practices for infants.
Jahi McMath's family is suing the surgeon and hospital who performed a tonsillectomy to cure her sleep apnea, Reuters reports.
Compare 8 actigraphy devices side by side.
Technology needs to switch gears from trying to compensate for drowsy drivers’ failings to predicting drowsy driving before the car’s ignition even ignites.
dental hygienist sleep medicine
Dentists are growing in awareness about the role they can play in the treatment of sleep apnea, but it's important to note that dental hygienists can save lives, too!
There was a significant increase in the use of melatonin among children, from 0.1% in 2007 to 0.7% in 2012, according to a National Health Statistics Report (No 78) released on February 10, 2015.
Patient volume growth improves, HST use increases, and APAP use decreases slightly, according to Sleep Review’s semi-annual survey.
Cressey & Company LP, a healthcare-focused private investment firm, has made a majority investment in Dental Services Group (DSG), a full-service dental laboratory network.
The bedmaking industry in the UK is focusing on the science of sleep and integrating new technology and innovations to sell beds, as reported by The Financial Times.
brain GPS
Navigational brain cells that help sense direction are as electrically active during deep sleep as they are during wake time—and have visual and vestibular cues to guide them, say researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center.
sleep side
Could something as simple as picking the right side of the bed or facing or not facing your partner actually make a difference in how Americans sleep?
Milan-based Sorin SpA, a global medical device company that specializes in cardiovascular disease treatment, and Houston-based Cyberonics Inc, a medical device company with core expertise in neuromodulation, will merge.
A new poll by the National Sleep Foundation (NSF) finds that pain is a key factor in the gap between the amount of sleep Americans say they need and the amount they're getting—an average 42 minute sleep debt for those with chronic pain and 14 minutes for those who've suffered from acute pain in the past week.
Studies have found that sleeping with pets may disrupt the pet owner's sleep. So Pet Perch is developing a product that secures to a pet owner's bed and allows the pets a space of their own, which its creators say solves a fundamental problem faced by pet owners who co-sleep with their furry companions.
Americans are ready and willing to leverage health apps and wearable devices to improve their personal health, according to the findings from the Fifth Annual Makovsky/Kelton "Pulse of Online Health" survey.