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2014-03-04 23:27:47

Sleep Tracks made by Yan Muckle is the latest program for people who want to learn how to reboot their brain for sound sleep. A full review on the site Vinamy.com indicates if Sleep Tracks is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Sleep Tracks is the latest program for people who want to reboot their brain for sound sleep. This program provides them with simple and easy exercises, safe and natural remedies, and step-by-step instructions to help them get rid of conditions such as...

2014-03-04 08:32:20

Empirically-proven treatment program has potential to improve sleep patterns for children, adolescents, and adults COMMACK, N.Y., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- East End Psychological Services, P.C. (www.eepservices.org) is helping children, adolescents and adults who suffer from insomnia with cognitive-behavioral therapy. Their program uses a variety of scientifically-proven strategies to improve sleep. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140304/PH75571LOGO-a Photo -...

2014-03-03 23:27:00

National Sleep Awareness Week spreads the awareness of the importance of sleep. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 In today’s overscheduled society, sleep may feel like a luxury, when in fact, it’s a necessity. Sleep is vital to our health, safety and overall well-being. The National Sleep Foundation recommends that adults get 7-9 hours of sleep per night. Insufficient sleep has been linked to car crashes, poor work performance and problems with mood and relationships. Sleeping...

2014-03-03 08:32:43

Americans encouraged to plan ahead for time change, seek help for ongoing sleep problems DARIEN, Ill., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Americans prepare to "spring forward" this weekend for daylight saving time, the potential lost hour of sleep is a reminder of the widespread problem of insomnia. With this, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) is declaring Insomnia Awareness Day on Monday, March 10, reminding those who suffer from chronic insomnia that help is available from the...

2014-03-03 08:27:51

Research suggests tart cherry juice may help increase sleep efficiency LANSING, Mich., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the shift to Daylight Savings Time, Americans may need to prepare for sleep disruptions - as studies show that this transition increases night-time restlessness and compromises sleep.(1) For a country already plagued by sleep disorders(2) and the use of sleep aids higher than ever before(3), the March time change should serve as a wake-up call. Sleep experts suggest we...

Insomniacs Have More Active Brains And Greater Neuroplasticity Than Normal Sleepers
2014-03-01 05:04:47

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The movement-based part of an insomniac’s brain tends to be more active and demonstrate greater neuroplasticity than the same region in good sleepers, researchers from Johns Hopkins Medical Institution report in the March issue of the journal Sleep. Study leader Rachel E. Salas, an assistant professor of neurology at Johns Hopkins, and her colleagues found that the increased brain plasticity in the motor cortex of people with...

2014-02-28 08:25:02

The Non-24 Share More Campaign aims to educate totally blind people living with the disorder and their families through its health and wellness podcast series WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (VANDA) (NASDAQ: VNDA) today announced that it has partnered with Erik Weihenmayer, a world-renowned adventurer and the only blind person to climb Mount Everest, to support the Non-24 Share More Campaign and launch the expert podcast series available at...

2014-02-26 12:25:34

Study will use social media to reveal burden, sources and triggers of sleep disorders in the U.S. BOSTON, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Investigators at Boston Children's Hospital and Merck will collaborate on a new study aimed at using social media platforms to better understand insomnia. The researchers aim to contribute new, meaningful information to the scientific community on the predictors of sleep deprivation based on social media-related behaviors, personal online...

2014-02-24 23:26:26

Samsung is awakening the world of wearables to a new beginning in smartwatch sophistication by filling the tremendous void in wearable solutions for sleeplessness. Park City, Utah (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Sleep Genius, the world’s most scientifically advanced sleep program developed by top researchers in the fields of neuroscience, sleep, and music, is putting to rest one of the most persistent complaints about today's top wearable technologies by integrating with the new Samsung...

Specific Brain Cells Found That Determine When Its Sleepy Time
2014-02-20 10:43:43

[ Watch the Video: What Triggers Sleepiness? ] Ranjini Raghunath for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers at Oxford University have figured out which nerve cells in the brain alert us to the fact that it is time to sleep. These nerve cells, or neurons, fire when we are tired and cool down once we are rested. The findings could help scientists develop drugs that target these regions in the brain and help treat sleep disorders such as insomnia. The study, published in the...