On Yahoo! Health, a writer shares her struggle as a woman to be taken seriously as a candidate for obstructive sleep apnea. She was eventually diagnosed with with mild OSA.
Studies find that what's normal in everyone else may not apply to older people, reports MedPage Today.
Amer Khan, MD, launched a sleep medicine practice that offer services that don't fit within the confines of a traditional medical practice, either because they weren’t billable to third-party payors or because providers cut costs by contracting them out to third parties, reports The Sacramento Bee.
In Psychology Today, Michael J. Breus, PhD, sheds light on the question: Are separate bedrooms the answer for couples seeking better sleep?
Jack Stellpflug, DDS, has transitioned his practice from restorative dentistry to treatment of sleep apnea, reports Daily Citizen.
Struggling to Sleep in the Heat? This Trick Might Help...
Her.ie cites studies that suggest magnesium footbaths may help with sleep.
Drive Medical has completed its largest acquisition to date, acquiring DeVilbiss Healthcare, effective July 2, 2015.
Each day, a loud car wakes up residents before 6:20 am and a neighborhood is trying to find a solution to their unwelcome wakeup calls, reports NBC2.
This Is Why Your Smartwatch Isn't Great For Tracking Your Sleep -- Yet
Smartwatches are packed with sensors so why can't they properly track sleep? Forbes reports.
Komando.com reviews SunsetScreen, which helps users avoid blue light at night.
The Sentinel offers tips on how to keep cool in the hot weather and sleep well. Which of these do you agree with?
Accreditation Commission for Health Care’s (ACHC) Sleep Accreditation program recently received acceptance by PacificSource Health Plans. The approval by PacificSource will allow ACHC-accredited sleep providers in Oregon, Idaho, Washington, and Montana to access the network.
NHS endorses Sleepio app for alleviating anxiety and depression
UK's National Health Service finds that the Sleepio App aids in recovery for not only insomnia, but for depression and anxiety, reports Wired UK.
Researchers with the Parkinson Progression Marker Initiative (PPMI) have found that dopamine transporter (DAT) scanning can be an effective tool in identifying prodromal Parkinson’s disease (PD) in REM sleep behavior disorder (RBD), according to a study released at the 19th International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders.
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Poor sleep is associated with negative mood in women with bipolar disorder, according to researchers at Penn State College of Medicine and University of Michigan Medical School.
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There may be a reciprocal, causal pathway between job strain and disturbed sleep, implying that interventions to treat sleep problems may improve work satisfaction, a study suggests.
Casper, a sleep startup that launched with a mattress, has closed a $55 million Series B investment round. The new investment was led by Institutional Venture Partners (IVP), and includes Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Adam Levine, Scooter Braun, and Pritzker Group Venture Capital.
Sorin SpA, a global medical device company that focuses on the treatment of cardiovascular diseases, and Cyberonics Inc, a medical device company with core expertise in neuromodulation, unveiled "LivaNova" as the name of their combined company, effective at the close of their proposed merger.
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Poor sleep is associated with increased risk of heart attack and stroke, according to results from the WHO MONICA study. The research was presented at EuroHeartCare 2015 by Professor Valery Gafarov, professor of cardiology at the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences in Novosibirsk, Russia.
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Researchers led by Toru Takumi at the Riken Brain Science Institute in Japan have discovered a key mechanism underlying how animals keep track of the seasons. The study, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, shows how circadian clock machinery in the brain encodes seasonal changes in daylight duration through GABA activity along with changes in the amount of chloride located inside certain neurons.