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2014-04-22 12:22:03

ARLINGTON, Va., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) today released the findings of its independent evaluation of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's (FMCSA's) field study report on the new Hours-of-Service (HOS) rules. FMCSA was directed by Congress as part of MAP-21 to study the efficacy of the restart provisions which went into effect July 1, 2013. FMCSA's field study collected fatigue measurements from 106 truck...

2014-04-22 10:44:59

Researchers at the University of Toronto say a sleep disorder that causes people to act out their dreams is the best current predictor of brain diseases like Parkinson's and Alzheimer's. "Rapid-eye-movement sleep behavior disorder (RBD) is not just a precursor but also a critical warning sign of neurodegeneration that can lead to brain disease," says associate professor and lead author Dr. John Peever. In fact, as many as 80 to 90 per cent of people with RBD will develop a brain disease."...

2014-04-22 08:28:10

ASBA proves sleep studies are not just for health care professionals by partnering with the Pro-Player Health Alliance to offer first live stream overnight sleep study raising awareness for sleep disorders in the public eye OGDEN, Utah, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Former Arizona Cardinals NFL player, and Pro-Player Health Alliance Sleep Apnea Awareness Advocate, Mark Walczak, undergoes a live public sleep study presented by the American Sleep and Breathing Academy to help raise...

2014-04-21 08:25:35

AirFit F10 and AirFit N10 Masks Provide Comfort, Stability, and Ease of Use SAN DIEGO, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ResMed (NYSE: RMD) expands its ultra-light, comfortable, and award-winning AirFit(TM) line of masks today with new nasal and full face options. The AirFit F10 compact full face mask and AirFit N10 compact nasal mask continue the company's 25-year history of innovating comfortable and effective solutions for treating sleep-disordered breathing....

2014-04-18 23:03:36

Goal to Lower 80% Incidence of Undiagnosed Sleep Apnea Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Sleep Apnea Treatment Centers of America (SATCOA) will commemorate Sleep Apnea Awareness Day by wearing pajamas to work. This health observance day is Friday, April 18. With this event, the company’s goal is to raise awareness about obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Currently, it is estimated that 80 percent of people with OSA are walking around unaware that they have the condition. OSA is defined...

2014-04-17 23:02:44

Dental sleep medicine education company, Sleep Group Solutions, instructs dentists on implementing a sleep apnea protocol which includes identifying, diagnosing with physicians, and treatment plans including oral appliance therapy. Upcoming live lectures include Nashville, Salt Lake City, and Chicago. (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 According to the National Sleep Foundation, more than 80 million Americans snore. Snoring, along with high blood pressure, hypertension, and daytime fatigue,...

2014-04-17 23:01:47

Research conducted at Rush University Medical Center suggests that short sleep duration may increase a child’s risk of obesity in low-income households. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 A new study by researchers at Rush University Medical Center suggests that short sleep duration may increase a child’s risk of obesity in low-income households. And, the link between sleep duration and children’s weight status can be traced back to aspects of the home environment....

2014-04-16 23:10:07

iSuperLearn (http://www.iSuperLearn.com), the leading online review system for medical professionals, is releasing its expert opinion on studies backing up the assertion that sleep learning can significantly increase one’s chances of passing the NCLEX and other examinations. Hollywood, FL (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 iSuperLearn (http://www.iSuperLearn.com), the leading online review system for medical professionals, is releasing its expert opinion on studies backing up the assertion that...

2014-04-16 10:13:27

All organisms, from mammals to fungi, have daily cycles controlled by a tightly regulated internal clock, called the circadian clock. The whole-body circadian clock, influenced by the exposure to light, dictates the wake-sleep cycle. At the cellular level, the clock is controlled by a complex network of genes and proteins that switch each other on and off based on cues from their environment. Most genes involved in the regulation of the circadian clock have been characterized, but Akihiro...

2014-04-15 23:01:07

Dental Sleep Medicine education, instrumentation, and in-office training company, Sleep Group Solutions, help to raise awareness of Sleep Apnea Awareness Day by offering discounted sleep courses and specials on oral appliances from Respire Medical. Happy Sleep Apnea Awareness Day! Hollywood, FL (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 April 18th is an important date in the history of treatment of obstructive sleep apnea. On this day in 1981, Colin Sullivan published the results of a small study (five...


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