Health insurer Highmark Inc is opening a new, first-of-its-kind store that could help people finally find what may be eluding them: a good night’s sleep.
Most Americans who spend part of the year on daylight saving time look forward to the extra hour of sleep when it’s time to “fall back” to standard time. We are a nation of sleep-deprived people, and experts at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center say all ages suffer in various, unhealthy ways.
A study links obstructive sleep apnea syndrome with a prevalence of cognitive problems in postmenopausal women.
Researchers find that among Hispanic individuals with sleep apnea, there is an increased risk of hypertension and diabetes as well as impaired glucose tolerance, according to a HealthCanal news report.
An online program called Sleepio is designed to improve quality of sleep and help the user achieve their sleep goals, as reported by PSFK.
An observational study reveals that individuals who snore in their 20s may develop sleep apnea later in life, as reported by MedicalResearch.com.
A TechnicianOnline.com report notes that the iBionicS lab is developing a smart bandage device to monitor sleep in collaboration with the Duke Medical Center.
If a pilot program works out, your practice may want to consider partnering with Google, according to Medscape.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration plans to conduct a pilot program to evaluate the impact of split sleeper berth breaks on truck driver fatigue, as reported by Transport Topics.
At the annual meeting of the American Academy of Psychiatric and the Law, physicians discussed sexsomnia and relevant case studies, according to a MedPage news report.