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2014-02-25 23:26:13

Pittsburgh-based InventHelp is attempting to submit this client's idea, the 4Sense Sleep System, to applicable companies for their review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Tired of waking up to the drone of the alarm clock? If so, then check out the 4SENSE SLEEP SYSTEM. Developed by an inventor from Burlington, N.J., the unit gently and naturally awakens the individual through the normal progression of sleep stages or suddenly awakens an individual, depending on user's...

2014-02-25 23:04:32

A new book documents how maximizing melatonin by avoiding blue light helps sleep and promotes formation of brown (beige) fat that burns excess pounds, according to Photonic Developments LLC (http://www.lowbluelights.com). University Heights, OH (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 A new book, “Another Weight Loss Gimmick? Maybe Not”, describes how brown or beige fat has become the focus of intense efforts by scientists to learn how it can be employed in fighting the worldwide epidemic of...

2014-02-25 08:32:36

"Restorative Sleep Without Drugs or Alcohol" designed to help troubled sleepers enjoy the many benefits of restful sleep BOISE, Idaho, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Sleep Awareness Week 2014 is being held March 2-9. This sleep focused week celebrates the amazing health benefits restful sleep can provide, if one is capable of falling asleep and staying asleep throughout the night. Sleep benefits include: an increase in mental and physical energy, a brighter more positive...

2014-02-24 23:27:23

Living Heart Foundation continued their HOPE Program Screenings at Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, AZ on February 22, 2014 with over 53 NFL greats and added star power of Eric Dickerson, Marcus Allen and Roy Green. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 The Living Heart Foundation continued their HOPE Program Screenings at Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, AZ on February 22, 2014 with the added star power of Eric Dickerson, Marcus Allen and Roy Green. The event, sponsored by Pro Player Health Alliance and...

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...

2014-02-21 23:24:07

American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine Recognizes the Sleep Apnea & TMJ Diagnostic and Therapeutic Center of Los Angeles office for excellence Encino, CA (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 A local dental facility is helping Los Angeles-area residents get a more restful night’s sleep. Sleep Apnea & TMJ Diagnostic and Therapeutic Center recently received facility accreditation from the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM), joining an elite group of centers around the nation...

Connection Among Protein Misfolding, Sleep Loss, And Age Strengthened By Fruit Fly Study
2014-02-21 13:16:54

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Pulling an "all-nighter" before a big test is practically a rite of passage in college. Usually, it's no problem: You stay up all night, take the test, and then crash, rapidly catching up on lost sleep. But as we age, sleep patterns change, and our ability to recoup lost sleep diminishes. Researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, have been studying the molecular mechanisms underpinning sleep. Now they report...

2014-02-20 23:24:07

Dental Sleep Medicine education company, Sleep Group Solutions partners with leading dentists to overcome dangerous side effects associated with OSA, by offering live lectures in Sleep Disorders Dentistry. (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 We’re hearing and learning more about it. The rise of OSA (Obstructive Sleep Apnea) in communities is at a staggering high. It’s estimated nearly 100 million people have OSA, a disorder which causes the breath to cease during sleep, some experiencing up to...

2014-02-20 12:24:56

73 Percent Admit To Placing One Item or More Inside the Crib; 28 Percent Allow Babies to Sleep on Their Stomach NEW YORK, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Baby and Safe Kids Worldwide today announced the exclusive results from their new survey exposing the risks moms knowingly take in baby sleep safety. The findings from the survey, which polled 4,547 mothers with babies age one and under, are featured in a special report titled, "How Safe Is Your Sleeping Baby?" in the March...

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...