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false confession
Sleep-deprived people are much more likely to sign false confessions than rested individuals, according to a groundbreaking study that has important implications for police interrogation practices.
Advanced Brain Technologies (ABT) is partnering with Pathways for Veterans to offer its neuroscience-based music programs for brain training to help provide relief to veterans suffering from symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), traumatic brain injury (TBI), anxiety, and insomnia.
neurotransmitter
People with sleep apnea also often report problems with thinking, such as poor concentration, difficulty with memory and decision-making, depression, and stress.
low oxygen
Scientists have gained fresh insights into the signals that regulate breathing during when oxygen levels are low, which could have implications for patients with central sleep apnea or could help people adapt to sleeping at higher altitudes.
microbiome
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) increases the risk of hypertension, but the link between apneas and high blood pressure is unknown. So what is the connection?
shift work
Research from Brigham and Women's Hospital published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on February 8, 2016, may help explain why shift work increases the risk for cardiovascular disease.
clock
Abolishing the 24-hour clock by knocking out a key gene during development accelerates aging and shortens lifespan by two-thirds in mice, but this effect is absent if the gene deletion is delayed until after birth, according to a study.
ptsd
Research finds patients suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) experienced lower quality of life, more sleepiness, and less adherence and response to PAP therapy.
stamford_dentalsleep
Edward Shukovsky, DMD, has launched a new specialty website on snoring and sleep apnea.
facebook checking
If you find yourself toggling over to look at Facebook several dozen times a day, it's not necessarily because the experience of being on social media is so wonderful. It may be a sign that you're not getting enough sleep.
Nihon Kohden America was certified as a great workplace on Feb 3 by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work Institute, a global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures.
Based on endoscopic findings, the condition can be divided into chronic sinusitis with or without nasal polyps.
Dental Sleep Solutions and Blackstone Medical Services have entered into a strategic partnership. The partnership between the organizations provides a seamless home sleep testing model for dental sleep medicine practitioners across the United States, the companies say.
gestational weight gain
In a study to be presented on Feb 4 at 1:15 PM at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine’s annual meeting in Atlanta, researchers will present findings from a study titled "Short and long sleep durations in pregnancy are associated with extremes of gestational weight gain."
Flex Pharma Inc announced today that its extract formulation demonstrated efficacy in treating nocturnal leg cramps (NLC) in a randomized, controlled, blinded study.
Research published in Respirology suggests that sleep apnea may increase the risk of developing chronic kidney disease to a similar extent as hypertension.
Purdue University researchers participated in a multi-institute project that sequenced the genome of the common bed bug, a blood-sucking insect that has reemerged globally as a hardy pest capable of withstanding most major classes of insecticides.
serenium
Health Connexions has partnered with Serenium to bring forward a set of clinically validated biomarkers, a screening tool the companies say will predict and preempt chronic disease.
OptiNose Inc, a privately-held Delaware specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced that its Norwegian affiliate (OptiNose AS) was selected to receive up to NOK15.9 million (USD$1.8 million) by the Research Council of Norway to study its unique nasal drug delivery technology in the treatment of narcolepsy.
sleep schedule
A study suggests that frequent shifts in sleep timing may be related to adverse metabolic health among non-shift working, midlife women.