New expert recommendations for the prevention and treatment of augmentation in patients suffering from restless legs syndrome (RLS) list Horizant (gabapentin enacarbil) as a first-line therapy with a lower risk of developing augmentation.
OSA University, a dental sleep medicine team training online education center, is hosting a 1-hour webinar on CPAP Awareness, scheduled for June 30, 2015 at 6:00 PM CDT.
Nihon Kohden senior manager Dr Takuo Aoyagi has received the 2015 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Medal for Innovations in Healthcare Technology.
Narcolepsy Network’s annual conference brings people with narcolepsy (PWNs) and their supporters together to hear from some of the world's leading narcolepsy specialists and to share experiences with one another.
Large-scale computing power, combined with input from millions of fitness trackers, could help unlock the mysteries of our national insomnia, reports Fortune.
Time examines information from the book NurtureShock that examines the correlation between sleep and academics.
An Express news report examines a World Health Organization study that showed getting less than 7 hours of sleep can increase the risk of a heart attack or stroke.
Excessive sleepiness is the defining characteristic of hypersomnia disorders, but there is much more to understand about the category than its main symptom. A sleep disorders advocate explains why distinguishing between primary and secondary hypersomnia is crucial to diagnosing and treating patients appropriately.
When rats rest, their brains simulate journeys to a desired future such as a tasty treat, finds University College London (UCL) research funded by the Wellcome Trust and Royal Society.
The brain responds differently to stimuli when asleep than when awake, and it is not clear what brain changes happen during sleep.
New recommendations suggest that antipsychotics should not routinely be used to treat primary insomnia in adults, children, and the elderly, as reported by Medscape.
According to a MedPage Today news report, individuals with sleep apnea have a greater rate of on-the-job injuries when compared to employees without sleep-related breathing disorders.
An MPR news report indicates that the results of a randomized trial revealed that a milk with enhanced components improved symptoms and depth of sleep in insomnia patients.
A new study reveals that short sleep duration during pregnancy is linked to an increased risk of gestational diabetes, according to Medscape.
The International Business Times reports that the channel that leads to deep sleep has been discovered, which may lead to the development of new drugs to treat sleep disorders.
A new study reveals that certain birth control pills may impair sleep and raise the levels of stress hormones in users, as reported by LifeSite News.
Research from the University of Copenhagen has found that maintaining a good night's sleep is important for our future health, partly because of how it affects lifestyle factors.
Using a pair of glasses that shine light into the wearer’s eyes, a pilot study led by University at Buffalo sleep researcher Grace Dean is attempting to solve insomnia among lung cancer patients. The researchers are examining if the rays can trigger neurotransmitters in the brain and reset participants’ sleep cycles.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published its scientific opinion on the safety of caffeine, in which it estimates acute and daily intakes that raise no safety concerns for the general healthy population.
MedicalResearch.com interviews Marie Marklund, DDS senior lecturer in the department of odontology, Faculty of Medicine Umeå University in Sweden.