XenoPort Inc announced yesterday a strategic shift to focus on and maximize the value of its commercial product, Horizant (gabapentin enacarbil) Extended Release Tablets.
Advanzeon Solutions Inc's wholly-owned subsidiary, Pharmacy Value Management Solutions Inc (PVMS), has signed an agreement with All Med Medical and Rehabilitation Centers, whereby All Med adds PVMS' sleep apnea program to its multiple medical locations specializing in medical examinations, specialty care, ambulatory surgery, diagnostics, and urgent care services.
Philips Respironics showcased its latest portfolio of sleep-disordered breathing and respiratory solutions September 26 to 29 at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress 2015 in Amsterdam. The following new sleep-disordered breathing solutions were on display during ERS 2015.
Parasomnias may be easily confused with psychiatric disorders when bizarre motor and/or emotional behavior is mistakenly interpreted as symptomatic of waking aberrance, reports Psychiatric Times.
An estimated 25% to 50% of preschoolers do not get enough healthy sleep. Now, researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine have been awarded a 5-year, $2.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to promote healthy sleep among these children.
New evidence shows how sleep balances hormones and boost immunity, among other things, reports Scientific American in its October cover story.
Ronald S. Prehn, ThM, DDS, created this worksheet to monitor oral appliance therapy (OAT) via pulse oximetry.
A dentist finds that the pulse oximeter is an effective tool to evaluate the response to OAT prior to sending patients back for follow-up PSG testing at a sleep lab.
Mark Rosekind, PhD, administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, will deliver the annual government keynote address at the 2016 Washington Auto Show's Public Policy Day  on Jan 21 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.
People who don’t have access to dental professionals are going to have better opportunities now, thanks to national guidelines that will introduce a new type of dental professional, reports Dental Products Report.
The American Sleep Apnea Association is preparing for Sleep Apnea Awareness Week, a campaign designed to increase awareness about sleep apnea.
Sleep consultant turned frustration into a career
Frustrated due to a child who wouldn't sleep, Katie Pitts ultimately became a sleep consultant, reports The Daily Journal.
Sleep coaching—mostly in the form of consultants who help parents get their young children to sleep—is a growing niche, but what do medical experts think of it? Wink News reports.
In a recent PLOS ONE study, scientists examined how a night without sleep can affect the microstructure of the brain.
A BT news report examines the disorder of sleep paralysis, including treatment, causes, and diagnosis.
Brightree, a provider of cloud-based clinical, billing, and business management software solutions for the post-acute care industry, announced enhanced integration capabilities from its home medical equipment (HME) billing and business management solution with ResMed’s U-Sleep compliance solution.
In Erie, Pa, AcousticSheep is developing software and phone apps that, when coupled with its latest generation of SleepPhones, will help people get a good night’s sleep without using other solutions or medication, according to a press release.
According to Healio, the use of CPAP treatment for 6 months in OSA patients reversed brain stem changes associated with elevated muscle sympathetic nerve activity.
Researchers warn that children who have sleeping difficulties may be more likely to develop mental health disorders, as reported by the Daily Mail.
In preparation for an upcoming away game, the New York Jets met with a sleep therapist to learn about ways to adjust their body clocks for the trip.