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insomniatherapieswebinar
Register for the free Sleep Review webinar "Insomnia Therapies, from CBT-I to Pharmaceuticals" to be held on Wednesday, May 13 at 1 pm Eastern Time/10 am Pacific time.
The American Academy of Neurology today launched a new online medical journal, titled Neurology: Genetics, to provide neurologists and scientists interested in applying findings from basic science with peer-reviewed articles, editorials, and reviews to enhance patient care, education, and clinical research.
The 9th IBRO World Congress on Neuroscience will take place for the first time in a Latin American country, Brazil. The event will be held from July 7 to 11, 2015 in Rio de Janeiro.
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Researchers have unraveled the elusive process by which small, highly vascular clusters of sensory cells in the carotid arteries "taste the blood," as a 1926 essay put it—the initial step in regulating blood-oxygen levels.
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Many studies have linked more sleep to better memory, but new research in fruit flies demonstrates that extra sleep helps the brain overcome catastrophic neurological defects that otherwise would block memory formation, report scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
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Images of infants sleeping in unsafe environments are pervasive in women's magazines and on stock photo websites, which could create confusion among parents and put babies at risk, according to a study presented April 25 at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in San Diego.
The global sleep apnea devices market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 16.6% during the forecast period from 2014 to 2019, according to Research and Markets' "Sleep Apnea Devices Market by Segments (Sleep Apnea Therapeutic Devices, Sleep Apnea Diagnostic Devices)—Global Forecast to 2019."
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Yaroslav Molkov has received a $1.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the neuroscience underlying obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)—specifically targeting how respiration and high blood pressure are linked in the brain.
ResMed AirSense 10 CPAP
ResMed Inc's revenue for the third quarter ended March 31, 2015, was $422.5 million, a 6% increase compared to the quarter ended March 31, 2014.
Epidemiologists forecast that the total prevalent cases of acute insomnia in the 7 major markets (7MM) will increase from 121,799,911 in 2013, to 130,482,156 in 2023 at an Annual Growth Rate (AGR) of 0.71%.
Itamar Medical Inc, a subsidiary of Itamar Medical Ltd, and Arterial Health International LLC (AHI) have signed a representation agreement.
Wearable devices such as fitness trackers have started to impact consumers’ personal lives, making them more knowledgeable about their activity levels, sleep patterns, and eating habits.
The global sleep apnea diagnostic and therapeutic devices market is to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 8.16% over the period 2014-2019. This is according to the new Research and Markets "Global Sleep Apnea Diagnostic and Therapeutic Devices Market 2015-2019" report.
wind instrument sleep apnea
A new study has found that wind instrument players have a reduced risk of developing obstructive sleep apnea.
atrial fibrillation
CPAP use was associated with a significant reduction in the recurrence of atrial fibrillation in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), according to an analysis of data from past research published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology: Clinical Electrophysiology.
The US Olympic Committee (USOC)'s Olympic Training Centers in Chula Vista, Calif, and Colorado Springs, Colo, will feature Airweave bedding toppers.
Tempur-Pedic North America LLC is partnering with HGTV for its third annual HGTV Smart Home, which showcases the latest products in home technology and energy efficiency through thoughtful design and innovative products.
Whole You Inc, a Mitsui Chemicals company dedicated to providing innovative solutions that allow those with sensory and physical mobility challenges to live life to the fullest, will make its first conference appearance at the California Dental Association’s CDA Presents Anaheim 2015.
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Research by scientists at The University of Manchester has revealed that the color of light has a major impact on how our body clock measures the time of day.
Metro Detroiters will wake up rested, refreshed, and reenergized after attending Art Van Furniture's free "Ladies Night Out" Slumber Party on May 3 from 6 PM to 9 PM at its Shelby Township store.