Johns Hopkins researchers report that they have identified a protein essential to the formation of the tiny brain region in mice that coordinates sleep-wake cycles and other so-called circadian rhythms.
A new survey indicates that the only thing we all have in common when it comes to a good night’s sleep is that our needs and preferences are diverse, and for those seeking rest away from home, the demand for a personalized sleep environment is increasing.
Even children who look both ways before crossing a street run the risk of being struck by a motor vehicle when sleepy, according to a recent study conducted at Children’s of Alabama.
KATU-2 reports on the phenomenon of people texting while asleep.
The Ottawa Citizen reports on a 3-week sleep study of 13 Canadian Armed Forces members in the Arctic.
CBC News reports on the increase in Canadian children suffering from sleep problems due to obesity and how more pediatric sleep labs are needed.
Eyewitness News ABC 7 (New York) gets the first word that Metro-North, the train company whose engineer was found to suffer from sleep apnea after a deadly wreck, is developing a program to screen its engineers for sleep apnea.
Advanced Brain Monitoring Inc (ABM) is using a unique strategy to collect compliance data on its novel Night Shift obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) treatment: a crowd-funded clinical trial. Night Shift is a new neck-worn device that treats positional OSA, including severe cases up to an AHI of 60.
Robert Rosenberg, DO answers the question of if short sleepers (less than 6 hours per night) or long sleepers (more than 8 hours per night) live longer on Everyday Health.
The Nueces County Record Star discusses a “sleep pod” that students and faculty can take advantage of in wellness center.