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2014-09-04 12:26:05

Creator Kelly McMahon, and husband Julian McMahon of Nip/Tuck, work together to teach Kids to Dream Big with Practiced Positive Imagination Approach LOS ANGELES, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bedtime for Sarah Sullivan, a new children's book app created by Kelly McMahon and inspired by her husband, actor Julian McMahon (Nip/Tuck, Fantastic Four) and his close relationship with daughter Madison ("Maddy"), is now available on iOS for Apple, Google Play for Android and Kindle for a...

2014-09-03 23:07:57

As awareness of the risks and early warning signs of sleep apnea increase, more patients are expected to seek medical treatment, leading to an increase of patients diagnosed and treated with obstructive sleep apnea, reports iData Research Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 According to a report by iData Research (http://www.idataresearch.com), the leading global authority in medical device market research, the U.S. anesthesia, respiratory and sleep-management device market will...

2014-09-01 23:00:43

A sneak peek at the confirmed speakers for the 2015 American Sleep and Breathing Academy Conference in Scottsdale, AZ with Pro Player Health Alliance. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 Building on the success of the 2014 Sleep & Wellness conference, the American Sleep and Breathing Academy (ASBA) has officially announced its 2015 Sleep & Wellness conference: A Conference for Healthcare Professionals. The event will be taking place at the DoubleTree Resort in Scottsdale,...

wolf yawn contangion
2014-09-01 03:30:40

Kayla Graham, PLOS Social bonds may increase yawning contagion between wolves Wolves may be susceptible to yawn contagion, according to a study published August 27, 2014 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Teresa Romero from The University of Tokyo, Japan, and colleagues. Researchers suggest that contagious yawning may be linked to human capacity for empathy, but little evidence apart from studies on primates, exists that links contagious yawning to empathy in other animals....

2014-08-31 23:04:44

Sonic Bomb Jr. extra-loud alarm clock flashes and vibrates to wake up back-to-school kids for under forty bucks. Troy, MI (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 School supplies, check. New clothes, check. Forget anything? Wake up call - after a summer of sleeping in, it takes something special to get kids up and moving for school. Sonic Bomb Jr. provides an extra-loud 102dB alarm loud enough to wake even deep-sleeping teenagers. In addition to the extra loud alarm, Sonic Bomb Jr. comes equipped with a...

2014-08-30 23:02:12

Insomnia plagues and twists its sleepless victims into exhaustion, but where is the relief when sleep seems to never come? Today on Dr. Carol Francis Talk Radio, clinical psychologist Dr. Carol Francis discusses why insomnia happens, as well as the many steps found to return regular sleeping patterns. Manhattan Beach, Calif. (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 Insomnia causes disturbances in every aspect of life. Dr. Carol Francis helps listeners understand how they unknowingly developed insomnia...

2014-08-28 12:30:26

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sleep apnea is a serious problem that afflicts millions of Americans. SleepApneaDoctors.us is a comprehensive sleep apnea guide that provides sleep apnea sufferers with an easy way to access information and locate doctors who can help meet their needs. Sleep apnea doctors are now able to take advantage of free listings on SleepApneaDoctors.us. Treating sleep apnea can require a varied approach based on the patients' needs. The team at...

2014-08-27 23:12:37

Casey Diekman, assistant professor of mathematical sciences at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), is helping to gain greater insight into the biological clock that sets the pace for daily life. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Casey Diekman, assistant professor of mathematical sciences at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), is helping to gain greater insight into the biological clock that sets the pace for daily life. Evolution has harmonized the behavior of humans and all other...

Sleep Drunkenness Disorder Could Affect 1 In 7
2014-08-27 03:46:18

American Academy of Neurology A study is shining new light on a sleep disorder called "sleep drunkenness." The disorder may be as prevalent as affecting one in every seven people. The research is published in the August 26, 2014, print issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Sleep drunkenness disorder involves confusion or inappropriate behavior, such as answering the phone instead of turning off the alarm, during or following arousals from sleep,...

2014-08-25 12:26:51

NORWALK, Conn., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that Consultant Live, a leading online community and information resource for primary care clinicians, features a sleep disorders topic center devoted to fostering better recognition and treatment of patients who have insomnia, obstructive sleep apnea, narcolepsy, restless legs disorder, and other sleep-related problems. People who have trouble sleeping - and there are up to 70 million adults in the US who have a sleep...


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