Latest Alertness Stories

2012-02-01 08:00:00

Guidelines assist Occupational and Environmental Medicine Physicians in enhancing health, safety, and productivity through the development of a Fatigue Risk Management System (FRMS).

2011-05-25 10:12:00

BEACHWOOD, Ohio, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jonathan Husni, MBA, IT expert and inventor of PowerNap (www.powernap.com) audio products that have helped thousands of people energize themselves by grabbing a quick nap, has offered the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA), 100 PowerNap CDs and a 50 percent discount on his company's PowerNap Machine, if it will try his technology as a solution to the fatigue problem that has...

2011-04-12 07:13:00

SALT LAKE CITY, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- C.R.

2011-02-23 08:22:43

The use of amphetamines such as benzedrine and dexerdrine, commonly used to treat ADHD, depression, and narcolepsy, appear to cause an increased risk of developing Parkinson’s disease, according to this study.

2010-12-20 07:11:00

PONTIAC, Mich., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- TK Holdings Inc, the North American subsidiary of Takata Corporation, is addressing the roadway hazard of drowsy driving in the commercial trucking industry with its SafeTraK3 advanced electronic vision system.

2010-08-05 08:02:00

PONTIAC, Mich., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Typically lane departure warning (LDW) systems are used in the commercial truck industry to alert drivers when they have drifted out of their traffic lane.

2010-06-09 21:01:55

Early school start times promote sleep deprivation and daytime sleepiness, which can reduce the alertness of teen drivers.

2010-06-07 13:04:56

Study provides new insight into how the brain responds to light.

Word of the Day
  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.