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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...

2014-02-11 23:27:44

Americans are no strangers to sleep related problems, but a new survey by Replacement-Mattress.com has shed some light on what is actually happening: the survey has found that 38% of the population has sleep problems and that the hardest hit are young women with a low income. Based on the survey, the company also published a series of recommendations to help those affected overcome such issues. Middletown, NJ (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 While according to the National Sleep Foundation 40...

2014-02-03 12:29:45

LONDON, February 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ergomed Clinical Research Ltd, a leading clinical development company working with biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, today announces that it has entered into an agreement with Ferrer, a privately-held Spanish pharmaceutical company, to support further clinical studies of Lorediplon in patients with insomnia. Ferrer also announced it is collaborating with Ildong Pharmaceuticals Co Ltd, Korea. Ergomed is working with...

2014-01-30 23:29:00

Ernest Gonzalez of Killeen, Texas received a free adjustable bed from Easy Rest Adjustable Sleep Systems Beds For Our Troops Program. He and his wife both report better and longer sleep with their new bed. (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Staff Sergeant Ernest Gonzalez of Killeen, Texas is sleeping better at night thanks to a donation of an adjustable bed from Easy Rest Adjustable Sleep Systems. SSG Gonzalez is the latest wounded warrior to receive a free bed through the Company’s Beds For Our...

2014-01-30 23:00:12

Psychologist, Dr. Susan Eppley, offers a three week intensive at Elemental OM to remedy sleep disturbances. Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Psychologist, Dr. Susan Eppley, is offering a three week intensive to remedy insomnia and the inability to sleep through the night at Elemental Om Yoga & Meditation Studio in Cincinnati, Ohio. Insomnia affects over three fourths of Americans. As a result, not only are work and home productivity lost, but many major illnesses including...


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