Insomnia in adolescents with slow recovery from concussion - Brooks BL, Sayers P, Virani S, Rajaram A, Tomfohr L.
This study examined: (1) some of the psychometric properties of the Insomnia Sev... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Lack of sleep and sports injuries in adolescents: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Gao B, Dwivedi S, Milewski MD, Cruz AI.
The objective of this study was to quantitatively and qualitatively review ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Sleep problems, Alzheimer's disease are linked, but which comes first?
(American Physiological Society) A new article explores the pathophysiological factors that link sleep disturbances and Alzheimer's disease. Better understanding of this connection may lead to potential diagnostics and therapeutics for Alzheimer's disease, and other neurodegenerative diseases and dementia. The article is published ahead of print in the Journal of Neurophysiology (JNP). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Guided imagery paired with physical relaxation techniques can significantly reduce stress
(Natural News) Meditation can help clear your mind or promote good sleep. But did you know that guided imagery, a form of “guided meditation,” can be used as an effective form of stress management? What is guided imagery? Visualization and guided imagery techniques are often used for stress management. Individuals who practice these techniques create a detailed... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Clears Solriamfetol (Sunosi) for Narcolepsy, OSA FDA Clears Solriamfetol (Sunosi) for Narcolepsy, OSA
The dual-acting dopamine and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor showed durable effects in reducing excessive sleepiness in patients with narcolepsy or obstructive sleep apnea.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - March 21, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Alert Source Type: news

Sleep apnoea warning - does your breathing sound like this? When to see a doctor revealed
SLEEP apnoea symptoms include loud snoring, gasping for air, and difficulty breathing while asleep. You could be at risk of the condition, and may need a sleep apnea machine, if your breathing sounds like this. Should you speak to a doctor? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biotech advances changing surgical possibilities
Beginning in April, Erie County Medical Center surgeons will be able to offer a new option: a surgically implanted device that uses neurostimulation therapy to treat sleep apnea. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - March 21, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Sleep and aging: Two sides of one coin?
(University of Oxford) Oxford University researchers have discovered a brain process common to sleep and aging in research that could pave the way for new treatments for insomnia. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

FDA approves Jazz Pharmaceutical sleep disorder drug
The Food and Drug Administration approved Jazz Pharmaceutical's new drug application for Sunosi, a once-daily medicine designed to improve wakefulness in adult patients suffering from narcolepsy and obstructive sleep apnea. Sunosi is expected to be commercially available in the United States following the final scheduling decision by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, which is typically rendered within 90 days of FDA approval. Jazz Pharmaceuticals, which is based in Dublin, Ireland,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 21, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John George Source Type: news

FDA approves Jazz Pharmaceutical sleep disorder drug
The Food and Drug Administration approved Jazz Pharmaceutical's new drug application for Sunosi, a once-daily medicine designed to improve wakefulness in adult patients suffering from narcolepsy and obstructive sleep apnea. Sunosi is expected to be commercially available in the United States following the final scheduling decision by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, which is typically rendered within 90 days of FDA approval. Jazz Pharmaceuticals, which is based in Dublin, Ireland,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - March 21, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: John George Source Type: news

Jazz Pharma's sleep disorder treatment gets FDA nod
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Jazz Pharmaceuticals Plc's treatment for patients with a form of sleep disorder, the company said on Wednesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

FDA Approves Sunosi (solriamfetol) for Excessive Daytime Sleepiness Associated with Narcolepsy or Obstructive Sleep Apnea
DUBLIN, March 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Sunosi (solriamfetol) to improve wakefulness in adult patients with excessive daytime sleepiness associated... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - March 21, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Nyxoah sleep apnea neuro-stim therapy gains CE Mark
Nyxoah said it has won the CE Mark for its novel hypoglossal nerve stimulation therapy for treating obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). The Genio system is a battery-free, leadless and minimally invasive neurostimulator designed to deliver bilateral hypoglossal nerve stimulation for moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea patients who have failed conventional continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy. Get the full story on our sister site, Medical Design & Outsourcing. The post Nyxoah sleep apnea neuro-stim therapy gains CE Mark appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - March 20, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nancy Crotti Tags: Blog Source Type: news

Insomnia breakthrough: Scientists discover the brain cells that age us also control sleep
A new study by Oxford University reveals the 'internal stress' that ages our cells and triggers disease also activates neurones that control sleep in fruit flies, with human cells being similar. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Patients With Diabetes at Increased Risk for Sleep Apnea
In addition to known predictors of apnea, diabetes - related foot disease, insulin treatment up risk (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - March 20, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Nursing, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Patients With Diabetes at Increased Risk for Sleep Apnea
WEDNESDAY, March 20, 2019 -- Patients with type 2 diabetes are at increased risk for developing obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), independent of other factors, according to a study published online March 12 in Diabetes Care. Anuradhaa Subramanian, from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 20, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Lack of sleep promotes unhealthy eating
A study, published inFood Quality and Preference, reports that lack of sleep in men increased their appetite for sugary foods, and may be related to elevated cortisol levels.Daily Mail (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 20, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why narcolepsy is an autoimmune condition
New research finds an autoreactive type of immune cell related to narcolepsy, adding to the mounting body of evidence that the condition is autoimmune. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Source Type: news

Behavioural intervention to improve sleep for children: aiming to improve physical, mental and emotional wellbeing - Dawson V, Elphick H.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Researchers identify gene variant associated with cellular aging
(Boston University School of Medicine) It is well known that psychiatric stress is associated with accelerated aging. Now, a new study shows that a gene mutation interacts with multiple types of psychiatric stress including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), pain and sleep disturbances in association with cellular aging. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How to sleep - the one sleep position you should avoid or risk painful backache
HOW to sleep: Sleep better by having a good bed time routine, watching your diet, and by avoiding back pain-causing mattresses. One of the best ways to make sure you get a good night ’s rest is to swap your sleep position. This is the one position you should avoid while lying in bed. It could lead to back pain. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Climate Change Also Affects Mental Health in Mexico
Tourists cool off from high temperatures on the beach at the archaeological site of Tulum, in the southeastern Yucatan peninsula, an area of Mexico highly vulnerable to climate change. Powerful hurricanes, storms, drought, heat waves and rising sea levels are climate change effects that impact the mental health of the country's population. Credit: Emilio Godoy/IPSBy Emilio GodoyMEXICO CITY, Mar 19 2019 (IPS) Minerva Montes lost her home on Holbox Island in 2005 when Hurricane Wilma hit the Yucatan Peninsula in southeastern Mexico. Rebuilding her home was quicker and easier than overcoming the psychological aftermath of the...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Emilio Godoy Tags: Climate Change Development & Aid Editors' Choice Environment Featured Headlines Health Latin America & the Caribbean Population Regional Categories Source Type: news

Delayed sleep/wake rhythm and excessive daytime sleepiness correlate with decreased daytime brain activity during cognitive task in university students - Miyata S, Noda A, Kawai S, Honda K, Iwamoto K, Ozaki N, Miyazaki S, Kondo T.
Insufficient sleep and irregular sleep/wake rhythm are common problems among university students. We investigated the effect of sleep/wake rhythm and excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) on the cortical oxygenation as measured by near-infrared spectroscopy (... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Sleep problems during pregnancy affect glucose, may increase risk of childhood obesity
(University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus) The study found that mild sleep apnea changed sugar levels during pregnancy and was connected to infant growth patterns related to increased risk of obesity. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Tweet and Be Heard: Sleep Quality in the ICU
(MedPage Today) -- Join MedPage Today and CHEST for a Twitter chat! (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - March 18, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Vida Health unveils machine learning behavior tool, Sleep Health coaching program
Each new offering was designed to support consumers and members managing chronic disease,  CEO Stephanie Tilenius said. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - March 18, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

How to sleep - the best dinner to help you fall asleep and get a good night's rest
HOW to sleep: Sleep better by having a good bed time routine, watching your diet, and by avoiding back pain-causing mattresses. You could help yourself to fall asleep and get a good night ’s rest by eating this meal before bedtime. The best dinner food revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Have sleep apnea? Using your CPAP device consistently may slow memory loss
(American Geriatrics Society) A growing number of studies suggest that obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), or 'sleep-disordered breathing,' is associated with a higher risk for memory problems and for problems with thinking and making decisions. Treatment with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP), a pressurized mask worn during sleep, eliminates obstructive sleep apnea. Now researchers in a new study examined whether using CPAP treatment had an effect on slowing cognitive decline. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Expansion Sphincter Pharyngoplasty May Help Some With Sleep Apnea Expansion Sphincter Pharyngoplasty May Help Some With Sleep Apnea
Expansion sphincter pharyngoplasty could be a useful surgical option in certain patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a retrospective study from South Korea hints.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - March 17, 2019 Category: Surgery Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

How to sleep: Five easy ways you can improve the quality of your sleep
HOW TO sleep: Falling asleep at night and getting a decent night ’s kip can be hard if your sleeping environment is not providing the right conditions, or if your body doesn’t feel tired enough. Doing these five things every night will help ensure you get a relaxing night’s sleep. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Early adolescent drinking and cannabis use predicts later sleep-quality problems - Ogeil RP, Cheetham A, Mooney A, Allen NB, Schwartz O, Byrne ML, Simmons JG, Whittle S, Lubman DI.
A range of biopsychosocial changes occur during adolescence that contribute to changes in the sleep-wake system. Use of alcohol and cannabis also increases during early adolescence; however, limited studies have examined the associations between changes in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Sour sleep, sweet revenge? Aggressive pleasure as a potential mechanism underlying poor sleep quality's link to aggression - Chester DS, Dzierzewski JM.
Sleep quality is a critical component of successful human functioning. Poor sleep quality is associated with aggressive behavior, yet the psychological mechanisms that drive this effect are incompletely understood. We tested the prediction that the associa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

OTC Insomnia Supplements: The Latest Evidence OTC Insomnia Supplements: The Latest Evidence
Dietary supplements are used by millions of people seeking a good night's sleep, but which ones are safe and effective?Medscape Pharmacists (Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines - March 15, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Pharmacist Ask the Expert Source Type: news

Leading health psychologist DR MEG ARROLL reveals how to get good sleep
Leading psychologist Dr Meg Arroll says our modern lives have outrun our sleep needs. The focus should also be more on what we do in the day, than night-time routine, she says. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can You Afford Sleep? These Companies Are Waking Up with a Strategy!
Frost& Sullivan celebrates #WorldSleepDay to raise awareness of sleep as a necessity that is often compromised by the habits of modern life and shares the most impactful insights. When 1Bn suffer from some form of sleep disorder, it should keep the health system awake until a solution is found (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 15, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Reenita Das, Contributor Source Type: news

A simultaneous cluster analysis of cognitive, emotional, and personality factors and insomnia and sleep quality among earthquake victims - Khazaie H, Zakiei A, Komasi S.
OBJECTIVE: The current study compares the measures of sleep quality and intensity of insomnia based on the clustering analysis of variables including dysfunctional beliefs and attitudes about sleep, experiential avoidance, personality traits of neuroticism... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Sleep disturbances and daytime fatigue: data from the Brazilian National Health Survey, 2013 - Wendt A, Costa CS, Machado AKF, Costa FS, Neves RG, Flores TR, Santos I, Wehrmeister FC.
This study aims to describe the prevalence of sleep disturbances and daytime fatigue and their association with socio-demographic and behavioral factors. Data from the Brazilian National Health Survey conducted in 2013 with 60,202 adults ( ≥ 18 years old)... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Sleep quality among police officers: implications and insights from a systematic review and meta-analysis of the literature - Garbarino S, Guglielmi O, Puntoni M, Bragazzi NL, Magnavita N.
Poor sleep is associated with bad health outcomes, worse wellbeing and decreases in performance, productivity and safety at work. Police officers are exposed to several risk factors including extended work schedules, shift work, occupational stress, danger... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

North Yorkshire theatre nurses aiming to boost continuity of care
Theatre nurses at a hospital in North Yorkshire will now be caring for patients throughout their whole procedure  – from the moment they go to sleep in the anaesthetic room, to the moment they wake up in the recovery room. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - March 15, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

How to sleep: Why having this delicious milky drink before bed could help you get to sleep
HOW TO sleep: Changing daylight hours and stress are just two causes of a bad night ’s sleep. But having this delicious milky drink before you go to bed could ensure you get a good night’s rest. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ramelteon (Rozerem)
Title: ramelteon (Rozerem)Category: MedicationsCreated: 4/18/2006 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/15/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Sleep General)
Source: MedicineNet Sleep General - March 15, 2019 Category: Sleep Medicine Source Type: news

Staying awake all night can cause significant damage to your body
(Natural News) Your body needs to get enough sleep every day, so it can recharge. However, if you regularly pull all-nighters or work the night shift, you may be at risk of various health problems. In a recent study by a team from the University of Colorado (CU) Boulder, they found that a person’s sleeping time plays a crucial role... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New proof that narcolepsy is an autoimmune disease
(University of Copenhagen The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences) Researchers from the University of Copenhagen have discovered autoreactive cells in persons suffering from narcolepsy. This is a new, important proof that the sleep disorder is an autoimmune disease. This knowledge may lead to better treatment of the chronic condition, the researchers behind the new discovery believe. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 15, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

From snoring to vivid dreams: Things you're doing in your sleep that reveal a bigger health problem
Sleep specialist Olivia Arezzolo revealed the things you're doing in your sleep that could reveal a bigger health problem - and the major signs you need to see a professional now. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Philips touts adaptive servo ventilation sleep apnea study data
Royal Philips (NYSE:PHG) yesterday released results from a study exploring the use of adaptive servo ventilation in treating patients with complex sleep apnea. Results from the study were published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, the Amsterdam-based company said. Investigators in the study compared the performance of four different ASV devices, including Philips’ DreamStation BiPap autoSV, as well as an ASV device originally associated with greater mortality during the SERVE-HF trial published in 2015, the company said. “The pursuit for scientific understanding of various...
Source: Mass Device - March 14, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Clinical Trials Respiratory Royal Philips Source Type: news

How to sleep: Can’t sleep? Five simple ways to ensure you get a good night’s sleep
HOW TO sleep: Not being able to sleep, or not getting enough sleep, can be detrimental to both physical and mental wellbeing. If you struggle to sleep well each night, it could be down to your bedtime routine. In time for National Sleep Day on Friday, sleep experts share five simple ways to ensure you get a good night ’s kip. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sleep and alertness in a duty-hour flexibility trial in internal medicine - Basner M, Asch DA, Shea JA, Bellini LM, Carlin M, Ecker AJ, Malone SK, Desai SV, Sternberg AL, Tonascia J, Shade DM, Katz JT, Bates DW, Even-Shoshan O, Silber JH, Small DS, Volpp KG, Mott CG, Coats S, Mollicone DJ, Dinges DF.
BACKGROUND: A purpose of duty-hour regulations is to reduce sleep deprivation in medical trainees, but their effects on sleep, sleepiness, and alertness are largely unknown. METHODS: We randomly assigned 63 internal-medicine residency programs in t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Improving Pain and Sleep With Behavioral Sleep Interventions Improving Pain and Sleep With Behavioral Sleep Interventions
Can cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia improve pain and sleep outcomes in aging adults?Pain (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

In Conjunction with Daylight Savings, cbdMD Launches Highly...
cbdMD launches powerful, plant-derived, THC-free CBD sleep aid.(PRWeb March 14, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/in_conjunction_with_daylight_savings_cbdmd_launches_highly_anticipated_cbd_sleep_aid/prweb16169715.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - March 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How to sleep: The one hot drink you should have before bed to aid quality sleep
HOW TO sleep: With spring fast approaching and daylight hours getting longer, sleep can prove a difficult task. But having a certain drink before bed could help improve your sleep quality. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news