Industry News

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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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."
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%.
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.
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.
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Craig's Beds unveils "The Summerfield Gummy Bear Bed," made on-location with 26,135 gummy bears, to help launch the retailer's new bed in a box The Craig's Bed by Summerfield.
Better Homes and Gardens (BHG) has constructed its first-ever Innovation Home to be revealed in the magazine's October 2015 issue.
Sorin SpA and Cyberonics Inc announced that the required waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended, relating to their pending merger, has expired.
Amy J. Aronsky, DO, FAASM, a board-certified pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine specialist has joined Sleep Review's editorial advisory board.
Drowsiness is similar to alcohol in how it compromises driving ability, yet many parents of teen drivers do not recognize the hidden danger of drowsy driving. The National Healthy Sleep Awareness Project is addressing this public safety threat by urging all parents of teen and novice drivers to talk with their children about getting nine hours of nightly sleep for optimal daytime alertness and committing to pull over or avoid driving if they haven’t gotten enough sleep.
Nihon Kohden has appointed Dr. Wilson Constantine the new CEO of Nihon Kohden America.
The 6th World Congress on Sleep Medicine took place from March 21 to 21, 2015, in Seoul. Over 2,000 people attended from 58 countries.
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The American Physiological Society (APS) awarded a sleep medicine professional with its Physiology in Perspective: The Walter B. Cannon Award Lectureship.
The International College of CranioMandibular Orthopedics (ICCMO) has recently launched a website to help patients find a neuromuscular dentist.
Atlanta-based full-service law firm Taylor English Duma LLP has expanded its Health Care Practice group by adding Daniel B. Brown and Sarah K. Browning.
AARP is launching a program to give developers of popular and emerging products insight into how Americans 50-plus use technology in order to identify ways to improve the devices for mature consumers. The initiative is called Project Catalyst and its first study is focused on popular sleep and activity trackers.