• Sticking with the Position

    The traditional “tennis ball technique” for treating positional obstructive sleep apnea has poor long-term compliance. A new breed of technology may change this.
  • In Young Vets, More Severe PTSD Symptoms Linked with Higher OSA Risk

    A new study of young US veterans shows that the probability of having a high risk of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) increased with increasing severity of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms.
  • Disposable Micro-CPAP That Weighs Less Than One Ounce?

    Entrepreneur Stephen Marsh—who currently has more than 75 patents to his name—is the founder behind Airing LLC, a company that next month will seek funding for what it says is a disposable…
  • Children Sleep Better When They Have Nightly Bedtime Routine

    A multinational study suggests that having a regular bedtime routine is associated with better sleep in young children up to 6 years of age, and the positive impact on sleep increases with…
  • What You Need to Know About Non-24

    As a new drug treatment focuses public attention on this circadian disorder, the vice president of the Circadian Sleep Disorders Network discusses symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options for blind and sighted patients.
tennis ball
The traditional “tennis ball technique” for treating positional obstructive sleep apnea has poor long-term compliance. A new breed of technology may change this.
sleep health
Sree Roy discusses the changing role of sleep in corporate wellness programs and initiatives.
APAPRoadLessTraveled
A sleep physician discusses several aspects of auto-adjusting CPAP not often considered.
STAR intervention
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.
student sleep
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.
winter
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.
somni
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.
child sleep
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.
child sleep app
Research from Monash University reveals that smartphone applications are not the best tool to assess sleep problems in children, as reported by Medical Xpress.
teen sleep
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.