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.
New patient survey data presented at the European Association of Urology (EAU 14) congress shows that nocturia (waking to void one or more times a night followed by sleep) has a strong negative impact on utility, work productivity, and health-related quality of life (HRQL).
Clinical Psychiatry News reports on Dr Donna M. Sudak, professor and director of the psychotherapy training program at Drexel University, Philadelphia, said during a premeeting workshop on high-yield brief CBT at the annual meeting of the American College of Psychiatrists.
Mara Cvejic, MD, a pediatric neurologist and sleep medicine fellow at the Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine, shares the case study of an 8-year-old with Segawa’s disease with The Huffington Post.
Telltale signs in the brains of babies who have died of SIDS are remarkably similar to those of children who died of accidental asphyxiation, according to researchers at the University of Adelaide’s School of Medical Sciences.
A group of drugs commonly prescribed for insomnia, anxiety, and breathing issues “significantly increase the risk” that older people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) need to visit a doctor or emergency room for respiratory reasons, new research has found.
Children get more sleep, do better in school, behave better, and see other health benefits when parents limit content and the amount of time their children spend on the computer or in front of the TV. These are the findings of a new study, published in JAMA Pediatrics.
Research carried out at the Edinburgh International Science Festival has discovered what people’s preferred sleeping position reveals about their relationships and personality.
News-medical.net reports on the new “Sleep Condition Indicator” that is a screening tool for insomnia.