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2014-05-22 08:31:06

Free App Syncs with Popular LifeTrak Move C300 and LifeTrak Zone C410 Activity Trackers for the Most Precise, Unified, and Deeply Insightful Health and Fitness Data FREMONT, Calif., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Salutron, Inc., the foremost leader in heart-rate monitoring and precise biometric data acquisition, today introduced its new LifeTrak app for both Android and iOs - a breakthrough app that provides a comprehensive view of your health and fitness vitals. The LifeTrak app syncs with...

2014-03-06 23:32:10

ActiGraph, a leading provider of objective physical activity and sleep/wake measurement solutions for the global research community, has announced the release of its new Study Admin Portal, a web based software tool that provides the company’s pharmaceutical client base with a turnkey solution for the collection, analysis, and management of actigraphy data as part of a clinical trial protocol. Pensacola, FL (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 ActiGraph’s new Study Admin Portal, in conjunction with...

2014-02-03 23:25:00

ActiGraph, a leading provider of objective physical activity and sleep/wake measurement solutions for the global research community, has launched a new proximity tagging feature for its suite of Bluetooth Smart activity monitors, providing researchers with new and unique opportunities to enhance the contextual meaning of their actigraphy data. Pensacola, FL (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 ActiGraph, a leading provider of objective physical activity and sleep/wake measurement solutions for the...

2013-10-22 23:28:31

ActiGraph, a leading provider of objective activity monitoring solutions for the global research community, today announced the release of a new generation of Bluetooth® Smart activity monitors. Pensacola, FL (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 ActiGraph, a leading provider of objective activity monitoring solutions for the global research community, today announced the release of a new generation of Bluetooth® Smart activity monitors. The new wGT3X-BT, in conjunction with ActiLife...

2013-01-28 23:02:54

ActiGraph, a leading provider of objective patient monitoring solutions for the global research community, announced today that it now supports the collection of heart rate variability measurements with the release of its ActiLife software version 6.5. Pensacola, FL (PRWEB) January 28, 2013 ActiGraph, a leading provider of objective patient monitoring solutions for the global research community, announced today that it now supports the collection of heart rate variability measurements with...

Astronauts Will Have Special Sleep Needs On Prolonged Space Missions
2013-01-08 05:11:14

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In an attempt to simulate a 520-day space mission to Mars, researchers in a groundbreaking new study lead by the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and the Baylor College of Medicine, have analyzed data on the impact of prolonged operational confinement on sleep, performance, and mood in astronauts. This new study, published online in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, demonstrates...

2012-06-13 10:22:00

Victimization and/or witnessing a homicide have greater effects on the quality and quantity of children's sleep When violence shatters a child's world, the torment can continue into their sleep, according to researchers in Cleveland. The impact is measurable and affected by the severity of the violence, and the effects can last over time. The study, being presented today at SLEEP 2012, shows how the severity of a violent event affects a child's quality and quantity of sleep. The more...

2011-06-15 06:24:02

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- The National Commission on Sleep Disorders Research estimates that over 40 million Americans are chronically ill with various sleep disorders. A new study shows that among married couples, a wives inability to fall asleep at night could cause problems in her marriage. The researchers found that among wives, taking longer to fall asleep at night predicted their reports of more negative and less positive marital interactions the next day. It also predicted their husband's...

2011-05-16 17:00:42

Sleep problems among urban minority children, including resistance to going to bed, shortened sleep duration, and daytime sleepiness are much more common than previously thought, according to a study conducted by researchers in New York. The results of the study will be presented at the ATS 2011 International Conference in Denver. "Although studies have shown that children from minority populations take more daytime naps and have shorter nighttime sleep durations than their non-minority...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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