A drug-free treatment will be trialed for people with symptoms of insomnia and obstructive sleep apnea in Brisbane, Australia.
In a special investigation report issued yesterday, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) made several recommendations to Metro-North regarding the need for better sleep disorder screening of its employees.
Brain training program Lumosity presented research yesterday at the 2014 Society for Neuroscience conference on how lifestyle factors such as sleep, mood, and time of day impact cognitive gameplay performance.
SWAN Sleep Solutions, which partners with companies to roll out employee sleep initiatives, recently collected data from five US corporations in diverse sectors. In its white paper “Sleep in American Business,” it reports that there are significant areas for improvement in both sleep quality and sleep duration among American employees.
ResMed recently launched the S+, a noncontact, personal sleep monitoring device. ResMed now announces S+ availability through Apple retail stores in the United States and from the Apple Online Store.
Sleep is a critical period for memory consolidation, and most people don’t get enough. Research has shown that even brief periods of sleep deprivation can lead to deficits in memory formation.
Nelly Papalambros, a third-year graduate student in Northwestern University’s Interdepartmental Neuroscience PhD Program, studies how sound may be used as a therapy to enhance the quality of deep sleep and, as a result, improve metabolism and cognition.
Anyone who has struggled with a foggy brain while adjusting to daylight saving time knows first-hand how an out-of-sync circadian clock can impair brain function.
National Geographic Channel, along with The Public Good Projects and the National Institutes of Health, will draw the nation’s attention to the science of sleep later this month.
New data released by Virgin Pulse finds 95% of employees report being distracted during the workday. The survey, Driven By Distractions: Why Employees’ Focus Is Waning At Work & What You Can Do About It, features responses from 1,000 participants (not Virgin Pulse members).