DreamMapper, the new generation of Philips’ SleepMapper, is designed to help new patients adjust to sleep therapy by actively engaging them through daily reminders and encouragement messages.
Scientists and clinicians at UMass Medical School, Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, and the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center have shown in a clinical trial that a new vibration-based prevention technology tested in a neonatal intensive care unit reduces apneic events and improves critical clinical parameters in prematurely born infants.
Designed to help patients feel like they are not wearing a mask, Philips Respironics DreamWear directs airflow through the sides of the mask frame so patients can sleep comfortably in any position with more freedom to move in bed.
Developed with a patient-driven design to help new and experienced patients use therapy long term, the quiet, small, and light DreamStation by Philips Respironics provides daily user feedback via an intuitive color screen.
Compare 8 positive airway pressure (PAP) systems side by side. The matrix compares features such as operating modes, dimensions, noise level, ramp time, data recorded, and features such as leak compensation.
According to a new study, sleeping for at least 8 hours in a day can help improve memory, as reported by NDTV.
A report from The Oracle examines the issue of sleep disorders and sleep deprivation on college campuses.
RaQualia Pharma Inc and the Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (ITbM) of Nagoya University have announced a joint research agreement for the discovery of small molecules to control the circadian rhythms of mammals.
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The American Sleep Medicine Foundation has announced that it is now accepting applications for the 2016 American Board of Sleep Medicine Junior Faculty Research Award.
There will be some good news in 2016: Sleep center patient volumes are expected to increase. But I expect some bad news too: Payor reimbursements are also expected to continue along their current trajectory.
From Margaret Thatcher to Marilyn Monroe, a Raw Story news report takes a look at seven famous insomniacs.
According to International Business Times, a study shows that getting a child to bed early may be more important than ensuring they have a long sleep.
After suffering from insomnia, John Watson founded Sleep Radio, a station dedicated to helping people sleep, as reported by Stuff.co.nz.
An American College of Cardiology study examines the effectiveness of weight reduction in reducing respiratory events in patients with obstructive sleep apnea.
The European Medicines Agency is recommending the use of the narcolepsy medicine pitolisant in Europe, according to the Pharmaceutical Journal.
A Bel Marra Health report examines the connection between fibromyalgia and sleep disorders such as insomnia and restless legs syndrome.
A Healio news report examines the importance of sleep, rest, and optimal health for physicians and healthcare professionals.
Stimulant medications for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder cause sleep problems among the children who take them, a study from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) concludes.
Inspire Medical Systems Inc this month announced the results of a landmark long-term clinical study for its Inspire Upper Airway Stimulation (UAS) System, the first FDA-approved implantable neurostimulation treatment for people diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).