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Researchers have provided a detailed look at the molecular pathways underlying sleep apnea, which affects more than twelve million Americans and could provide possible treatment for sleep apnea.
To be well-rested is a feat easier said than done for approximately 40 million adults who suffer from chronic sleep disorders and an additional 30 million troubled by intermittent sleep-related conditions.
The majority of patients with narcolepsy and cataplexy sleep disorder experience a number of symptoms of eating disorders, with an irresistible craving for food and binge eating as the most prominent features, according to a new study.
Patients with insomnia who are diagnosed with accompanying mental health ailments often are not prescribed medication that will help them sleep - which could then make related anxiety or depression worse.
New research may be key in unlocking one of the central biological mysteries: why we sleep.
The death of Heath Ledger shook many hearts and brought prescription sleeping pills safety into spotlight as the police says prescription sleeping pills were nearby Heath Ledger's deathbed.
Sleep well, Iowa, and have a healthy tomorrow! That's the message from the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) as many Iowans return to their normal non-holiday routine and get serious about their New Year's resolutions.
The advice comes on the heels of a study conducted by the University of Chicago that suggests a strong link between lack of good sleep and type 2 diabetes. In the study, researchers suppressed restorative slow-wave sleep in volunteer subjects, resulting in a 25 percent decrease in their insulin sensitivity.
CMS proposal to allow Medicare coverage of a sleep apnea treatment for beneficiaries diagnosed with home tests.
Tossing, turning? Is the stress of being back to work keeping you up at night? Need help to get to sleep quickly?
Our biological propensity for keeping awake during the day and sleeping at night makes night work a challenge. Now, researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) have found that attention is especially affected during the first night shift. This research appears in the November 28, 2007 edition of the Public Library of Science ONE.
The sleep patterns of patients in the intensive care unit are so superficial that they barely spend any time in the restorative stages of sleep that aid in healing.
Vanda Pharmaceuticals announced top-line results from Proof- of-Concept Phase II clinical trial evaluating VSF-173 in a clinical model of excessive sleepiness.
Millions of men who suffer from sleep apnea may sacrifice a good night's sleep because they don't know where to get treatment, don't realize relief is available, or are too embarrassed to get help.
PROVIGIL Sleep Drug Label Revised; Now in Line with NUVIGIL Label Approved Last June. Cephalon Inc. has added a new warning to the label of its sleep disorder drug Provigil to inform patients about the potential risk for a serious skin rash and psychiatric symptoms.
Mayo Clinic physicians offered updates about diagnosing and treating patients with a variety of sleep disorders.
While a good night's sleep can regulate your mood and help you cope with the next day's emotional challenges, sleep deprivation does the opposite by excessively boosting the part of the brain most closely connected to depression, anxiety and other psychiatric disorders.
If you want to optimize your memory and intelligence, improve your sleep.
A good night's sleep is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle; however, an estimated 70 million Americans complain of sleeplessness. This October, during National Chiropractic Month, the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) is offering advice to help consumers select comfortable mattresses and pillows that can help limit unnecessary back and neck pain.
The trial is evaluating the safety and tolerability of pafuramidine, and comparing pafuramidine's efficacy to pentamidine, a non-oral drug, in treating Human African Tryanosomiasis (HAT), also know as African sleeping sickness.
Serta will honor two breast cancer survivors or co-survivors with a $10,000 bedroom makeover for sweet dreams.
Treatment of patients who suffer from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) dramatically reduces early indications of atherosclerosis in just months, linking OSA directly to the hardening or narrowing of the arteries.
Dr. Timothy J. Walter integrates different research findings on sleep and memory into the first-ever cohesive theory about the overall process.
After a few too many restless nights and bleary-eyed days, a trio of ambitious and sleep-deprived women resolved to make the divine dream of safe and soothing sleep a reality. Today, this dream team -- led by former insomniac, now energetic entrepreneur, Amanda Steele -- announced the availability of Dreamerz, the first ever all-natural sleep beverage dietary supplement, in stores throughout Los Angeles County.
Sleep disorder and ear, nose and throat specialists at Thomas Jefferson University are examining an innovative procedure to treat obstructive sleep apnea syndrome.