An Arizona sleep physician shares why he started a newsletter for primary care physicians, writes a sleep Q&A newspaper column, and recently published a consumer-facing book on sleep.
They look futuristic, like something out of The Jetsons. But nap pods, shiny spheres encapsulating chairs with long, horizontal leg rests attached, are cropping up at more and more businesses and universities across the US and the globe.
A California class action lawsuit seeks to provide clarity on the issue of if guards should be paid for on-call “sleep time”, reports SecurityInfoWatch.com.
First Coast Service Options Inc has revised the requirements for the Florida Local Coverage Determination (LCD) #L29949 to accept Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) as a recognized accreditor of sleep labs. The revised requirements became effective on July 8, 2014.
Dr Nilesh A. Patel of Texas Bariatric Specialists (TBS) says patient Jonnie Wilson no longer depends on medications to ease complications resulting from obesity, including obstructive sleep apnea.
Theravent Advanced Nightly Snore Therapy is an FDA-cleared Expiratory Positive Airway Pressure (EPAP) therapy designed to reduce or eliminate snoring. Since 2012, Theravent regular strength has surpassed over 1 million quiet nights of sleep for snorers and their bed partners, according to the company.
A Pasadena, Calif-based startup is working on harnessing 3-D technology to create custom CPAP masks for sleep apnea patients via 3-D scanning, smart geometry, and 3-D printing. Metamason has just completed prototyping the Respere Secure CPAP Mask and the Respere Freedom CPAP Adapter.
According to a new national consumer study, nearly two-thirds (61%) of Americans fall asleep with the TV on.
When they mix prescription medications with an over-the-counter sleep drug, older Americans are creating risky combinations, The Huffington Post reports.
There are many differences between women and men when it comes to the way they sleep. A closer look at women’s sleep can help with diagnoses, finding treatment, and overall understanding of sleep disorders, The Huffington Post reports.