Excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) is a well-known symptom of narcolepsy, but EDS isn’t accurately described only as feeling tired during the day, people with narcolepsy say. It also includes cognitive impairments, commonly referred to as “brain fog” among narcolepsy patients.
Though much of the research for a link between Pandemrix and narcolepsy has focused on the flu vaccine’s adjuvant, a new study suggests the focus should actually be on the H1N1 viral proteins.
Does your holiday wish list include getting more sleep? With an increase in parties and get-togethers, increased food and alcohol consumption, and a general disruption of normal routines, the month of December can be exhausting.
MEMS manufacturer, Kionix Inc, announced yesterday two ultra-thin full-functional tri-axis accelerometers: the KX112 (2x2x0.6mm) and KXCJB (3x3x0.45mm).
Today, Blackrock Microsystems LLC announced that it has struck an agreement with Brown University to license and commercialize a wireless neural activity monitoring system that will liberate neuroscientists from the cumbersome wires and cables that have burdened their research for decades.
One in five workers is sleep deprived, and those who sleep poorly are 54% more likely to experience stress in their job, according to a new GCC Insights study. The study was compiled by international employee health and performance organization Global Corporate Challenge (GCC).
Bright light headset maker Valkee announced the completion of a successful clinical field placebo-controlled double-blind study on alleviating jet lag symptoms of travelers after long haul flights. The results suggest that the light treatment group recovered from the typical experienced jet lag symptoms faster than the control group did.
After over three years, the United States Patent Office has granted Apnea Sciences a utility patent #8833374 on its microadjustment technology for its anti-snore mouthguard.
With the growing awareness of sleep apnea among doctors and the general public, bringing a CPAP device along for air travel is more common than ever before
Airlines elevate the passenger experience via new features and services that promote sleep at 35,000 feet.