The traditional “tennis ball technique” for treating positional obstructive sleep apnea has poor long-term compliance. A new breed of technology may change this.
Sree Roy discusses the changing role of sleep in corporate wellness programs and initiatives.
A sleep physician discusses several aspects of auto-adjusting CPAP not often considered.
A workplace intervention designed to reduce employees' work-family conflict and increase schedule flexibility also has a positive influence on the sleep patterns of the employees' children.
A new study suggests that living at higher altitude is associated with increased risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).
A new study from Duke Clinical Research Institute shows that patients with atrial fibrillation who also have obstructive sleep apnea have more severe symptoms and a higher risk of hospitalization.
With universities around the world helping students nap, a news report from The Guardian discusses the benefits of naps and the impact of sleep deprivation on students.
The Huffington Post examines the influence of weather and the outside environment on sleep.
According to a KCTV 5 news report, Saint Luke's Hospital in Kansas City, Mo, is participating in a clinical trial for Remede, a new treatment for sleep apnea.
A report from App Advice looks at Sleep Science HQ, a new app from Phase4 Mobile that allows a user to track sleep and record dreams.
The Des Moines Register reports that in a short period of time, several babies have died from accidental suffocation possibly due to co-sleep in Des Moines.
A majority of Brits struggle to sleep after watching something scary, and the Daily Mail reports on the television shows and movies that cause it.
According to the University of Notre Dame, a team of entrepreneurs have created a sleep kit and app designed to boost the health of college students.
As part of a pilot program in response to a fatal train derailment, Metro-North has referred 84 locomotive engineers for sleep apnea testing, according to Lohud.
A CBS Los Angeles news report discusses a California dentist who is using NightLase, which is a laser procedure designed to treat sleep apnea.
A Penn State news release indicates that a workplace intervention designed to reduce work-family conflict can positively impact the sleep of the employee's children.
The Pampa News reports that Pampa Regional Medical Center in Texas has introduced a sleep lab for the treatment and diagnosis of sleep disorders.
Research from Monash University reveals that smartphone applications are not the best tool to assess sleep problems in children, as reported by Medical Xpress.
A report from the Huffington Post examines the impact of technology use on the sleep of adolescents.
The Bristol Bay Times reports that a new pilot study of the Copper River salmon driftnet fleet aims to examine the long-term health problems of fishermen, including sleep problems and high blood pressure.