An ingenious questionnaire with a high predictive value may improve OSA treatment times, according to a study published in Chest.
According to Pharmacy Times, a survey showed a number of children who presented to a pediatric emergency department had sleeping issues and had been given over-the-counter sleep aids.
io9 provides an in-depth explanation of sleep bruxism.
A recent study reveals that sleep disturbances are associated with insulin resistance and incidence of type 2 diabetes in senior adults, as reported by Diabetes In Control.
Poor work-life balance is blamed in part for increasing numbers of women in South Korea seeking help for sleep disorders, reports The Korea Herald.
A new website called The Never Ending Stories is fueled by sleepers and sleep data, according to CNET.
For Infant Mortality awareness month in October, Fox 28 reports that Adena Medical Center in Ohio is giving new parents a safe crib for their newborn.
The Times of India reports that estimates show almost 9% of Indians ages 50 years and up suffer with sleep disorders in addition to psychiatric conditions.
New to the market is Hans Rudolph QUEST 6860 Series Homecare Mask. The lightweight CPAP mask fits under the chin with leak-free fit, according to the manufacturer, and leaves no skin sores or breakdown because it doesn't have a hard frame.
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.