The Sarasota (Fla) County Sheriff’s Office is teaming up with the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) to promote Safe Sleep, a campaign to educate new parents about proper sleeping environments.
Neuroscientists at SRI International have discovered a brain circuit that appears to be related to the restorative function of sleep. The findings point to a biochemical and physiological explanation of how sleep need dissipates during sleep.
Though several journalists asked NTSB Member Earl Weener whether the Metro North deadly train derailment in Bronx, NY, on December 1 was due to operator fatigue or lack of sleep, Weener was tight-lipped about the ongoing investigation.
London law firm Hodge Jones & Allen has filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of 38 narcolepsy sufferers against GlaxoSmithKline for GSK's Pandemrix swine flu vaccine. The claimants were diagnosed with narcolepsy after receiving the vaccine.
The US Food and Drug Administration's Peripheral and Central Nervous System Drugs Advisory Committee voted overwhelmingly to recommend the approval of Vanda Pharmaceutical's application for tasimelteon for the treatment of Non-24-Hour Disorder.
A complex review of 313 claims from July 1, 2013 to September 30, 2013 by the National Government Services' Medical Review Department found several top reasons why PAP claims are denied. Learn three top reasons in this article.
Pilots with a body mass index greater than 40 and a neck circumference of 17 inches or more will soon have to be tested for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) before being allowed to fly, according to a bulletin issued by Federal Air Surgeon Fred Tilton.
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