Michael Perlis, who heads research on insomnia at Penn, says the worst thing one can do is try to regain control by attempting to compensate for sleep loss, reports NewsWorks.
Growing market for smart gadgets to improve sleep
There's a growing market for gadgets that promise to track sleep habits to help you get a better night's sleep, reports CBS.
Strong arguments exist for overhauling the lighting systems on US roadways with light emitting diodes (LED), but conversions to improper LED technology can have adverse consequences, states the American Medical Association (AMA).  In response, physicians at the AMA annual meeting adopted guidance for communities on selecting among LED lighting options to minimize potential harmful human and environmental effects.
Staying up to watch Euro 2016, Olympics could present health risks: Experts
Experts warning that a combination of a lack of sleep and eating at night to sustain energy levels could be harmful, reports Channel NewsAsia.
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Circadiance has launched its SleepWeaver Advance Pediatric soft cloth CPAP mask in the United States. The pediatric mask provides positive pressure ventilation therapy to children without causing facial sores and ulcers, the company says.
AAPIOS Conference
The American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin—Sleep (AAPIOS) was formed 6 years ago to act as a forum to exchange ideas and improve the awareness of sleep disorders in the United States and India.
Oral appliance manufacturer Great Lakes Orthodontics Ltd was recently named a 2016 Silver ESOP (employee stock ownership plans) Award winner by The ESOP Association. The Silver ESOP Awards recognizes companies for their work in sustaining their ESOP and Association memberships for 25 years or more.
A new mobile application is designed to help users reduce the frequency and intensity of nightmares, according to DOD Live.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force this month posted a draft recommendation statement on screening for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in asymptomatic adults in primary care settings. This draft recommendation statement applies to people without recognized symptoms of OSA.
According to Medscape, an online sleep education tool that targets college students improved sleep behaviors and sleep knowledge as well as risky drinking and depression.
The science of sleep is the latest weapon being used by Perth’s top women’s basketball team with research carried out with The University of Western Australia (UWA) offering hope to anyone who struggles to sleep through the night.
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People who have had percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), also known as angioplasty, for acute coronary syndrome could be at higher risk of death, heart failure, heart attack, and stroke if they have sleep-disordered breathing.
At SLEEP 2016, Jaspal Singh, MD, explained the benefits of telemedicine for the treatment of sleep disorders and that uncertainty about reimbursement may be a roadblock in its use, reports Medpage Today.
An Ashridge Executive Education study examines the impact of sleep changes on productivity and work performance, reports the Saudi Gazette.
From the causes to the sleep disorder in popular culture, a Mid-Day report takes a look at sexsomnia.
Drug-free treatment called cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia, or CBT-I, is getting a seal of approval from the medical community, reports the New York Post.
When sleep patterns diverge, it's harder to keep a connection, reports Psychology Today.
As sleep deprivation continues to negatively impact the health and well-being of adolescents in the United States, the American Medical Association (AMA) adopted policy during its Annual Meeting to encourage reasonable school start times that allow students to get sufficient sleep.
Getting enough sleep could be the missing factor in your diabetes management, reports U.S. News & World Report.
New ethical guidance adopted at the American Medical Association's (AMA) Annual Meeting will help physicians understand how their fundamental responsibilities may play out differently when patient interactions occur through telemedicine, compared to traditional patient interactions at a medical office or hospital.