narcolepsy walk
On Saturday, May 16, Narcolepsy Network will hold its third annual NYC walk, DREAM BIG! 2015. Starting with a pre-walk warm up, walkers will join forces to raise awareness of narcolepsy, a serious sleep disorder which affects approximately one in every 2,000 people in the US.
Royal Philips and Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) have entered into a new research collaboration aimed at improving preventative care and chronic care through wearable technologies.
Expedition 43 Launch
Three crew members representing the United States and Russia are on the International Space Station after launching from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 3:42 PM EDT Friday (1:42 AM, March 28 in Baikonur).
snore survey
More than a quarter of Americans recently confessed that a snoring bed partner makes them annoyed or angry, according to a survey from the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM)–with one in five saying a snoring partner could drive them out of bed.
exploding head syndrome
Washington State University (WSU) researchers have found that an unexpectedly high percentage of young people experience "exploding head syndrome," a psychological phenomenon in which they are awakened by abrupt loud noises, even the sensation of an explosion in their head.
A Tech.Co news report examines the sleep patterns of successful leaders throughout history.
A recent meta-analysis explored the connection between sleep and the risk of type 2 diabetes, as indicated on a Diabetes in Control report.
A BBC News report indicates a recent study shows that adults who sleep for less than 6 hours or more than 8 hours are at risk of dying earlier.
Urinary complaints both during and after menopause have been linked to poor sleep in addition to slowed reaction time and belly fat, as reported by Healio.
An Irish Central news report interviews one of the creators of SleepAngel, a chemical-free solution designed to eradicate bacteria, allergens, and dust mites from pillows.
A Family Practice News report indicates that patients with untreated obstructive sleep apnea who underwent PCI were more than twice as likely to undergo repeat revascularization during the next 4.8 years.
A research study sought to test the hypothesis that intense activation of the genioglossus fails to prevent pharyngeal obstruction during sleep in obstructive sleep apnea patients, as published in the Journal of Applied Physiology.
Top 5 Reasons to Become a Sleep Technologist
On its blog, the American Association of Sleep Technologists details 5 reasons to become a sleep tech. What would you add to the list?
According to an App Advice news report, Celestial is a new "relaxation" app that provides sounds and motion to help sleep and de-stress.
According to Focus Taiwan, a survey shows one in every five people in Taiwan has insomnia and the older one gets, the more likely one is to have problems sleeping.
Students at an Edinburgh college are going to participate in Sound Sleep, a workshop that teaches the importance of sleep, according to BBC News.
teen sleep exams
Teenagers are being robbed of vital sleep as they cram in up to 14-plus hours of exam studying each week, finds a study by the United Kingdom's The Sleep Council.
On March 17, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe signed into law House Bill 1515 sponsored by Delegate David Bulova to require that hospitals and others providing maternity care give new parents information on safe sleep environments for newborns.
The Associated Press discusses the issue of sleep and fatigue among healthcare workers in New York, particularly nurses and other workers who care for the vulnerable at night.
A National Post report examines Canyon Ranch in Arizona, a luxury health spa that helps individuals with insomnia and offers specialized programs run by a team of experts.