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.
The long-term goal of the National Healthy Sleep Awareness Project is to promote widespread and measurable public behavior changes leading to improved sleep health. The cooperative agreement calls for the project to last five years.
As of October 15, there's a new law on the books that requires the formal rule-making process to be followed in addressing concerns about sleep apnea and truckers. Here's how it affects the different stakeholders involved.
When Erik Jones, the 17-year-old NASCAR driving phenom, buckles into the Kyle Busch Motorsports #51 Toyota for the next couple of weekends of racing, his newest partner will be Wake Up Narcolepsy. The car will prominently display the WUN logo.
With 80% of people with sleep apnea remaining undiagnosed, sometimes it takes a "spokespillow" to wake up a sufferer to his or her sleep disorder. A cute new ad campaign and website from Royal Philips raises awareness of sleep apnea.
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