Eisai Inc  and Purdue Pharma LP have entered into a worldwide collaboration agreement for the development and commercialization of Eisai's clinical candidate lemborexant, a dual orexin receptor antagonist entering Phase III clinical development for the treatment of insomnia.
Facial plastic surgeon Haresh Yalamanchili, MD, says he has long believed in the power of rhinoplasty to improve a person's life in ways beyond the aesthetic, and now he's pleased to see recent news stories touting such benefits.
Heavy snorers are more at risk from sudden death from heart problems, but using pillows to raise chest to a 45° angle while sleeping cuts heart risk, reports The Daily Mail.
student loan debt
According to Reuters, black young adults may be more likely to lose sleep over student loan debt than other racial and ethnic groups.
A report from The Columbus Dispatch examines the use of antihistamines, such as benadryl, for sleep.
SNOOZ
The startup company SNOOZ is developing a white noise machine designed to improve sleep, as reported by Cult of Mac.
Forbes discusses the Rest + Well Blueprint program, which encompasses different approaches to better sleep, at the Lodge at Woodloch in Pennsylvania.
Sleep Review’s oral appliances matrix compares features such as fitting description, adjustment description, materials, and recommended cleaning for 21 devices.
bloodbrainbarrier
University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) researchers have reported evidence that obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) contributes to a breakdown of the blood–brain barrier, which plays an important role in protecting brain tissue.
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Midday naps are associated with reduced blood pressure levels and prescription of fewer antihypertensive medications, according to research presented at European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress by Manolis Kallistratos, MD, PhD, a cardiologist at Asklepieion Voula General Hospital in Athens, Greece.
Wearable medical technology and point-of-care test developer NeuroMetrix Inc today announced preliminary results from a pilot study of its wearable pain relief technology in subjects with restless leg syndrome (RLS).
In a Dentistry iQ report, Elizabeth Kornegay, RDH, BSDH, focuses on the connection between sleep apnea and bruxism as they relate to predicting first-onset temporomandibular disorders.
A Healio news report indicates increased activation of blue light photosensitive ganglion cells after cataract surgery has little effect on circadian photoentrainment.
The light emitted from using devices at night can increase a woman's risk of infertility, as reported by Shape.
An HCP Live report indicates a new study suggests pregabalin shows notable improvements in pain-related interference of sleep related to low back pain.
A Horsetalk.co.nz report discusses a British study that aimed to investigate whether sleep impacts a horse's performance.
In patients with PTSD, comorbid obstructive sleep apnea is linked with worsened symptoms, quality of life, and adherence and response to PAP, reports a study in CHEST.
JavaheriTriHealth
Shahrokh Javaheri, MD, sleep physician, TriHealth Sleep, is charting a new course in cardiovascular sleep medicine.
Can’t sleep? Try getting less
Sleep restriction therapy is growing in popularity, reports The Guardian.
Amy Amara, MD, PhD, a neurologist and sleep medicine physician at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) says there are a host of factors that can disrupt sleep; but she also offers some suggestions that can help you catch those elusive Zzzs.