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2014-03-14 12:28:19

Campaign for 2014 highlights sleep as a powerful engine for all our daily activities ANDOVER, Mass., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of World Sleep Day, Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) today announced its Sleep Powers initiative for 2014, aimed at encouraging increased awareness of and education around the benefits of sleep and the important role it plays in powering everything that we do. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140314/MM83575-INFO-a Photo -...

2014-03-14 08:27:13

SAN DIEGO, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To coincide with today's World Sleep Day, ResMed (NYSE: RMD), an innovator and pioneer in developing solutions for treating sleep-disordered breathing and other respiratory conditions, highlights its pick for the top five research discoveries about sleep apnea from the past year. Together, they paint an alarming picture: sleep apnea is on the rise and linked to sudden cardiac death, slower recovery from heart attacks, cancer, and high blood...

2014-03-12 23:30:45

Local Company Provides Sleep Apnea Testing and Treatments Houston, TX (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Even as a natural rejuvenator of the human body and spirit, sleep is something that some people—especially those with busy schedules—usually do not give enough importance. But in some cases, not getting enough sleep might not be a voluntary decision. The Centers for Disease Control estimates that over 70 million Americans suffer from chronic sleep problems. Sleep apnea is one of the more...

2014-03-12 08:29:57

THE REMEDE SYSTEM RECOGNIZED AS 2014 BEST INNOVATION AT CRT CONFERENCE MINNEAPOLIS, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Respicardia(®), Inc., a developer of implantable therapies to improve respiratory and cardiovascular health, announced that it has been awarded the Best Innovation of 2014 from Cardiovascular Research Technologies (CRT) and CV Pipeline for the remed?(®) System, the first and only implantable device for the treatment of central sleep apnea....

2014-03-11 23:28:51

Spring Ahead Without Losing An Hour of Sleep - as Daylight Saving Time indicates we turn our clock hands one hour forward. Sparta, NJ (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Spring Ahead Without Losing an Hour of Sleep Daylight Saving Time- Spring Ahead Without Losing An Hour of Sleep. This past Saturday marked the early onset of Spring- as Daylight Saving Time indicates we turn our clock hands one hour forward. While this may come as a joy for some, those who have a great disdain mornings view it as a...

2014-03-11 23:21:12

When people don't get enough sleep, their attention and concentration abilities decline. Their reaction time lengthens, they're inattentive, and they don't respond as well to environmental signals. Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Struggling with fuzzy thinking and a faltering memory? Try this rejuvenating and risk-free approach—sleeping more—to help burn away brain fog, reports the March 2014 Harvard Health Letter. "Poor sleep has an adverse impact on...

2014-03-11 08:31:49

LOS ANGELES, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles sleep apnea doctor, Dr. Bijan Afar, offers comprehensive solutions for sleep apnea. The Centers for Disease Control have called insufficient sleep a public health epidemic. Millions of Americans suffer from sleep apnea, a sleep disorder that can interrupt sleep hundreds of times a night and prevent people from entering the deeper, more restful stages of sleep. About Dr. Bijan Afar, Expert in Sleep Apnea Treatment Los Angeles...

2014-03-11 04:21:14

ROCHESTER, Minn., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Feeling less alert today? Reaching for that extra cup of coffee to stay awake? Your health and sleep habits may be contributing to a lack of good quality sleep, which can lead to other health issues. On Friday, March 14, 2014, World Sleep Day will be celebrated all over the globe. This annual event is a celebration of sleep and a call to action on important issues related to sleep. This year's theme is "Restful Sleep, Easy...

2014-03-10 16:32:42

University of Oxford Study Shows DHA Supplementation Results in Nearly One Hour of Extra Sleep Per Night in a Subgroup of Children COLUMBIA, Md., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Supplementation of long-chain omega-3s, and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) in particular, were associated with seven fewer wake episodes and longer sleep duration - 58 minutes of more sleep per night - in a subset of children, according to a new study conducted at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom....

2014-03-07 23:01:36

Dental Sleep Medicine education, instrumentation, and in-office training company, Sleep Group Solutions, launch LinkedIn dental groups to openly discuss techniques, education, and updates in the dental treatment of snoring and sleep apnea. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Sleep Disordered Breathing is a condition marked by the obstruction or collapse of the oral or nasal airway during sleep. Snoring is the first indication of a problem, and the most severe Sleep...