Health insurer Highmark Inc is opening a new, first-of-its-kind store that could help people finally find what may be eluding them: a good night’s sleep.
Most Americans who spend part of the year on daylight saving time look forward to the extra hour of sleep when it’s time to “fall back” to standard time. We are a nation of sleep-deprived people, and experts at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center say all ages suffer in various, unhealthy ways.
Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc generated total revenues of $14.8 million for the third quarter of 2014, up from $10.9 million for the second quarter of 2014 and $8.7 million for the third quarter of 2013.
As an associate professor at Stony Brook University, author of numerous peer-reviewed articles, and the inaugural editor of the National Sleep Foundation’s new journal, Lauren Hale, PhD, wakes up the country to sleep as a social justice concern.
Medical device company Sorin Group has made a $20 million minority investment in Respicardia, a developer of implantable therapies to improve Respiratory Rhythm Management.
A new effort mapping 24-hour patterns of expression for thousands of genes in 12 different mouse organs–5 years in the making–provides important clues about how the role of timing may influence the way drugs work in the body.
Healthbox, a business accelerator focused on healthcare technology and technology-enabled companies, has selected 10 startups, including Kosmo Technologies, to participate in its inaugural fast-track program.
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has adopted a positive opinion for Targin. By Mundipharma, Targin is a fixed combination of prolonged-release oxycodone/naloxone, and is a second-line symptomatic treatment of patients with severe to very severe idiopathic restless legs syndrome (RLS), after failure of dopaminergic therapy.
Dental Sleep Solutions, which offers end-to-end implementation solutions for dental practices via its flagship product DS3 Software, has entered a partnership with GoGo Billing, which manages billing services for DSM, TMD, and other medically necessary dental treatments.
Research from UK bedding specialist Slumberdown finds the majority of UK adults who have left their heating on overnight to stay warm in bed are suffering with ill health as a result.