military sleep disorders
Starting by providing oral appliances for obstructive sleep apnea, Freedom to Sleep is a new organization that aims to help active and retired military personnel receive diagnosis and treatment for sleep disorders.
digital rhythm
Over the past decade, there has been a surge of scientific studies on the digital activity of people, such as making mobile calls, texting, e-mailing, and posting on social media.
Rhythmic expression of key genes is essential for maintaining proper timekeeping of the body's clock. In addition, rhythmic degradation of clockwork proteins is also crucial. However, surprisingly, researchers know little about these specific processes.
Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corporation Limited announced at its investor day in Sydney the introduction of the F&P Eson 2 nasal mask for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea.
Nine young scientists have received First Award Fellowships from the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI). Through this program, they will conduct one year research projects with the eventual aim of protecting astronaut health during long-duration spaceflight.
ResMed has completed the previously announced acquisition of Curative Medical, a provider of non-invasive ventilation and sleep-disordered breathing medical devices and accessories.
UCHealth's University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) opens its new multidisciplinary program—the Center for Lungs and Breathing, designed to provide expert, integrated patient care.
CPAP benefits
A study in the Journal of Neurophysiology supports the use of CPAP as a sleep apnea treatment, finding that it reverses the health changes that result in cardiovascular disease if the disorder is left untreated.
sleep technology
Sixty percent of sleep technology owners say they’re more aware of their sleep patterns, according to the results of a consumer research study released today at the inaugural Sleep Technology Summit & Expo in Santa Clara, Calif.
senior coffee
A survey of sleep patterns and habits by Sleep Health Foundation, an Australia-based advocate for sleep health, has revealed consumption of caffeine and alcohol increases steadily with age.
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a miniature gas sensor that can be connected to mobile devices such as smartphones. VTT says sleep quality will be measurable with greater precision, using mobile healthcare applications that gauge carbon dioxide quantities.
weight gain
Teenagers and adults who go to bed late on weeknights are more likely to gain weight than their peers who hit the hay earlier, according to a study from the University of California, Berkeley, that has found a correlation between sleep and body mass index.
A team of scientists from Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore (Duke-NUS) and the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor have discovered a molecular switch that regulates the body's circadian clock and allows it to keep time. This switch could be a potential drug target to treat circadian rhythm disorders caused by jet lag, shift work, or metabolic disorders.
XenoPort Inc announced yesterday a strategic shift to focus on and maximize the value of its commercial product, Horizant (gabapentin enacarbil) Extended Release Tablets.
Advanzeon Solutions Inc's wholly-owned subsidiary, Pharmacy Value Management Solutions Inc (PVMS), has signed an agreement with All Med Medical and Rehabilitation Centers, whereby All Med adds PVMS' sleep apnea program to its multiple medical locations specializing in medical examinations, specialty care, ambulatory surgery, diagnostics, and urgent care services.
Philips Respironics showcased its latest portfolio of sleep-disordered breathing and respiratory solutions September 26 to 29 at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress 2015 in Amsterdam. The following new sleep-disordered breathing solutions were on display during ERS 2015.
A dentist finds that the pulse oximeter is an effective tool to evaluate the response to OAT prior to sending patients back for follow-up PSG testing at a sleep lab.
Mark Rosekind, PhD, administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, will deliver the annual government keynote address at the 2016 Washington Auto Show's Public Policy Day  on Jan 21 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.
The American Sleep Apnea Association is preparing for Sleep Apnea Awareness Week, a campaign designed to increase awareness about sleep apnea.
Brightree, a provider of cloud-based clinical, billing, and business management software solutions for the post-acute care industry, announced enhanced integration capabilities from its home medical equipment (HME) billing and business management solution with ResMed’s U-Sleep compliance solution.