Market Trends

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Market Trends

Sleep Medicine Goes to Work

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SleepMed’s vision of reaching patients through corporate health and wellness programs is becoming reality—with interesting implications for sleep medicine overall.

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Case Reports

Kids and Caffeine: Kaiser Permanente Warns of Consequences

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Many kids, high-school age and younger, are juggling nearly as many responsibilities as adults—and now, they’re caffeinating like adults, too. As many families are finding out, the use of coffee, soda, or energy drinks can lead to painful consequences, according to Kaiser Permanente.

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Industry News

Sleeping on the Job: The Rise of Nap Pods

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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.

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Product News

Proof Is in the Study

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Oral appliance efficacy studies are paving the way for greater utilization of the sleep apnea therapy.

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Market Trends

Digital Sleep Dentistry

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Digital scanners that create intraoral impressions are taking a bite out of the conventional dental impression market. Users say that the resulting oral appliances are more patient friendly and effective and that a digital protocol may eventually become the new standard of care.

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Market Trends

[Micro]sensing the Future

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Could the key to mass acceptance of oral appliances for mild to moderate OSA be a recorder that’s smaller than a fingernail?

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Market Trends

Massage Therapy for a Better Night’s Sleep

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Massage is a smart, healthy, and drug-free option that has helped many people overcome insomnia. Because melatonin influences the sleep stage of an individual’s circadian rhythm, a natural way of boosting serotonin is a positive sleep-inducing option.

Clayton Sleep Institute

Marketing & Promotion

Staying Ahead of the Curve

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St Louis-based Clayton Sleep Institute has thrived in today’s tough sleep market by building long-term relationships, anticipating the market, and offering a range of services to a diverse patient population.

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Industry News

Changing the Face of Sleep Apnea

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MyApnea.org, an ambitious new online network backed by a million dollar grant, will have 50,000 members within the next 18 months. Powered by patients, this site has the potential to change how patients, professionals, and the public understand obstructive sleep apnea.

Welltrinsic Sleep Network

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Sleep Medicine’s Next Chapter

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With start-up funding from the AASM and a strategic partnership with cloud service solution Somnoware, the Welltrinsic Sleep Network has the loftiest of goals. According to its executives, Welltrinsic will unite sleep physicians and centers to negotiate payor contracts, compile large-scale outcome data, and, ultimately, protect the long-term viability of the subspecialty.

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Clinical

Do Sunny Climates Reduce ADHD?

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Even after controlling for factors that are known to be associated with ADHD, both US and non-US regions with high sunlight intensity have a lower prevalence of ADHD, suggesting that high sunlight intensity may exert a protective effect for ADHD.