• Extra Sleep Fixes Memory Problems in Flies

    Many studies have linked more sleep to better memory, but new research in fruit flies demonstrates that extra sleep helps the brain overcome catastrophic neurological defects that otherwise would block memory formation,…
  • Putting Teeth into Teamwork

    AADSM president-elect Harold A. Smith, DDS, promotes dentists working closely with physicians, unbiased dental sleep medicine education, and mentorship among members.
  • Playing a Wind Instrument Could Help Lower Sleep Apnea Risk

    A new study has found that wind instrument players have a reduced risk of developing obstructive sleep apnea.
  • Atrial Fibrillation Recurrence Lower with CPAP

    CPAP use was associated with a significant reduction in the recurrence of atrial fibrillation in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), according to an analysis of data from past research published in…
  • 4 Steps to Correct Coding for Home Sleep Apnea Testing

    With the integration of HSAT into clinical practice, applying the precise billing and coding is a critical—but often bewildering—task. This article outlines an easy process to facilitate reimbursement.
One Seattle Children’s doctor thinks he’s close to stopping SIDS
Dr Daniel Rubens thinks SIDS could be related to  an undetected inner-ear dysfunction, reports The Seattle Times.
Town tackles truancy rate with sleep study
Thanks to Sannohe’s sleep counseling, the truancy rate at the town's middle schools was reduced to 2.36%  in 2013, down from 7.81% in 2010, reports The Japan News.
blood oxygen
Researchers have unraveled the elusive process by which small, highly vascular clusters of sensory cells in the carotid arteries "taste the blood," as a 1926 essay put it—the initial step in regulating blood-oxygen levels.
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Many studies have linked more sleep to better memory, but new research in fruit flies demonstrates that extra sleep helps the brain overcome catastrophic neurological defects that otherwise would block memory formation, report scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
infant magazines
Images of infants sleeping in unsafe environments are pervasive in women's magazines and on stock photo websites, which could create confusion among parents and put babies at risk, according to a study presented April 25 at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in San Diego.
The global sleep apnea devices market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 16.6% during the forecast period from 2014 to 2019, according to Research and Markets' "Sleep Apnea Devices Market by Segments (Sleep Apnea Therapeutic Devices, Sleep Apnea Diagnostic Devices)—Global Forecast to 2019."
high blood pressure
Yaroslav Molkov has received a $1.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the neuroscience underlying obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)—specifically targeting how respiration and high blood pressure are linked in the brain.
ResMed AirSense 10 CPAP
ResMed Inc's revenue for the third quarter ended March 31, 2015, was $422.5 million, a 6% increase compared to the quarter ended March 31, 2014.
A Teen Life report examines the link between sleep deprivation and obesity in teens.
According to Neurology Advisor, stroke and sleep apnea are linked to lower verbal memory and function scores than sleep apnea or stroke alone.
Sleep Cycle, a smart phone alarm clock app that says it wakers users up in their lightest sleep phase, released some statistics about wakeup times around the globe, day of week with the best sleep quality, and more.
Krueger
When people need to seek urgent medical attention, they are not often in a position where they have the luxury of choosing their physician. With longer term conditions however, it is possible for patients to choose carefully, and reviews from previous patients are one tool potential patients use in determining whose care has been most effective.
SleepShepherd
The Sleep Shepherd is a fabric cap with sensors that works with the brain’s natural structure to slow brainwave activity and guide the wearer to sleep, according to Sleep Shepherd LLC.
Epidemiologists forecast that the total prevalent cases of acute insomnia in the 7 major markets (7MM) will increase from 121,799,911 in 2013, to 130,482,156 in 2023 at an Annual Growth Rate (AGR) of 0.71%.
RevolutionSuturePasser
Siesta Medical Inc, a provider of minimally invasive surgical implants and tools for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), has launched its Revolution Suture Passer, designed for use with its Encore System.
The "sleep hormone" comes in pill form, but in what situations does it really help a person snooze? Yahoo Health tackles the subject of melatonin.
An Australian study shows that a daily nap for kids 4 to 7 years of age may reduce sleep time at night, as reported by Reuters Health.
How can people seek help for a disorder they don't know they have? Medical Daily addresses the paradox.
CNN's Vital Signs profiles a woman who suffered from hypersomnia and whose sleep disorder symptoms were alleviated by Emory neurologist Dr David Rye.
Study probes link between loss of smell, diseases like Alzheimer's
Nova Scotia researchers are looking for healthy volunteers between the ages of 40 and 75 to take scratch-and-sniff tests in a quest to diagnose diseases like Parkinson's earlier.