The teaser for the season premiere of The Simpsons states, “On September 28, one will die.” We can’t help but be a little concerned that it may be Homer Simpson, and it may be from a sleep-breathing disorder.
Worn like a pair of sunglasses, Re-Timer emits a soft, UV-free green light onto the eyes to stimulate the part of the brain responsible for regulating the 24-hour body clock, making it easier to fall asleep at night and wake in the morning, the company says.
Simmons Bedding Company is set to launch a three-part in-store tech package dedicated to helping its retail employees simplify and streamline the sell and eliminate the mystery in the mattress purchase.
This list from The Huffington Post explains 7 reasons to avoid exposure to light at night and simply go to sleep. You may be able to use it while discussing the importance of sleep with your patients. The reasons include fertility, weight gain, stress, and more.
For children with sleep apnea, a tonsillectomy to treat the problem might lead to weight gain, HealthDay reports.
They look futuristic, like something out of The Jetsons. But nap pods, shiny spheres encapsulating chairs with long, horizontal leg rests attached, are cropping up at more and more businesses and universities across the US and the globe.
First Coast Service Options Inc has revised the requirements for the Florida Local Coverage Determination (LCD) #L29949 to accept Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) as a recognized accreditor of sleep labs. The revised requirements became effective on July 8, 2014.
A Pasadena, Calif-based startup is working on harnessing 3-D technology to create custom CPAP masks for sleep apnea patients via 3-D scanning, smart geometry, and 3-D printing. Metamason has just completed prototyping the Respere Secure CPAP Mask and the Respere Freedom CPAP Adapter.
According to a new national consumer study, nearly two-thirds (61%) of Americans fall asleep with the TV on.
Exposure to light at night, which shuts off nighttime production of the hormone melatonin, renders breast cancer completely resistant to tamoxifen, a widely used breast cancer drug, says a new study.