The Virgin Pulse Institute, an evidence-based organization that puts research to work to help employees and companies thrive, released results of a study designed to better understand employees’ sleep disturbances and offer actionable insight to both employers and their workforce.
April 18 is marked, annually, as Sleep Apnea Awareness Day–a global recognition of the results of a five-patient study published in 1981 by Colin Sullivan, the inventor of CPAP technology.
Little is known about the cause of restless legs syndrome (RLS). In a study published online in Genome Research, researchers have demonstrated a common genetic variant associated with RLS alters expression of a critical brain gene during fetal development.
Med-Care Diabetic & Medical Supplies Inc, a wellness company founded on the principles of patient care and service, donated more than 150 refurbished CPAP machines to the American Sleep Apnea Association’s CPAP Assistance Program.
A group of drugs commonly prescribed for insomnia, anxiety, and breathing issues “significantly increase the risk” that older people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) need to visit a doctor or emergency room for respiratory reasons, new research has found.
Lack of sleep in young fruit flies profoundly diminishes their ability to do one thing they do really, really well—make more flies, according to researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.
Fruit flies are pretty predictable when it comes to scheduling their days, with peaks of activity at dawn and dusk and rest times in between.
As of this week, three new options are available for generic Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc’s Lunesta (eszopiclone), a pharmacological treatment for insomnia.
Hyderabad, India-based Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories has launched Eszopiclone Tablets (C-IV) 1 mg, 2 mg, and 3 mg, a therapeutic equivalent generic version of Lunesta (eszopiclone) tablets C-IV in the US market.
Scientists at the Salk Institute have created a new model of memory that explains how neurons retain select memories a few hours after an event. This new framework provides a more complete picture of how memory works, which can inform research into disorders like Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, post-traumatic stress, and learning disabilities.