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The Disney Bedtime Hotline Can Help Parents Get Kids to Sleep

The Disney Bedtime Hotline Can Help Parents Get Kids to Sleep The Disney Bedtime Hotline promises to lull children to sleep with the voices of their favorite characters, reports USA Today. Children can choose to hear from Elsa and Anna, Mickey, Woody, Spider-Man, Yoda or Princess Jasmine as the characters share how they have been spent their day and bid children goodnight on the hotline. The best part? […]

Love Naps? Science Says They Can Help Boost Productivity

Love Naps? Science Says They Can Help Boost Productivity Research says that napping can lead to a brain boost during the day, reports the Atlanta Journal Constitution. University of California-Riverside psychologist Sara Mednick found way back in 2003 that people do better with a visual learning task after they’ve had a good night’s sleep, and not right […]

Study: Sleep Deprivation Affects Fat Metabolism

Study: Sleep Deprivation Affects Fat Metabolism Just a few days of sleep deprivation can make people feel less full after eating and metabolize the fat in food differently, according to a new study in the Journal of Lipid Research. Sleep disruption has been known to be have harmful effects on metabolism for some time. Orfeu […]

Research on Daytime Sleepiness Drug for Narcolepsy Patients Will be Presented at World Sleep Meeting

Research on Daytime Sleepiness Drug for Narcolepsy Patients Will be Presented at World Sleep Meeting Researchers will present clinical data on the efficacy and safety of the medication pitolisant (WAKIX) for the treatment of excessive daytime sleepiness in adult patients with narcolepsy during the World Sleep 2019 meeting in Vancouver, Canada from Sept. 20-25, according to a press release […]

Brain Activity Intensity Drives Need for Sleep

Brain Activity Intensity Drives Need for Sleep The intensity of brain activity during the day, notwithstanding how long we’ve been awake, appears to increase our need for sleep, according to a new UCL study in zebrafish. The research, published in Neuron, found a gene that responds to brain activity in order to coordinate the need for […]

‘I Want a Sleep Divorce’: Why Separate Bedrooms Could Save Your Relationship

‘I Want a Sleep Divorce’: Why Separate Bedrooms Could Save Your Relationship According to a recent National Sleep Foundation survey, as many as 25% of married couples sleep in separate beds, while 10% admit that they have full-on separate bedrooms. This trend has given rise to the term “sleep divorce,” with one poll of 2,000 Americans from […]

Sleep Apnea Treatment: Zephyr Partners With Medical Billing Service Providers for Dental Sleep Medicine Clinics

Sleep Apnea Treatment: Zephyr Partners With Medical Billing Service Providers for Dental Sleep Medicine Clinics The manufacturer of MATRx plus, an at-home sleep theragnostic system that predicts therapeutic outcomes with a custom-fitted oral appliance, is partnering with two billing service providers in the US – Cross Over Dental Enterprises (CODE) and Pristine Medical Billing to […]

Back to School with Restless Legs Syndrome

Back to School with Restless Legs Syndrome For children and adolescents with restless legs syndrome (RLS), sitting still in a classroom can be difficult. Like adults, kids with RLS tend to seek relief from their discomfort by moving their legs – for example, by fidgeting, stretching or changing position. The Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation’s Blog […]

Poor Sleep in Middle Age Linked to Late-Life Alzheimer’s-Related Brain Changes

Poor Sleep in Middle Age Linked to Late-Life Alzheimer’s-Related Brain Changes Cognitively healthy adults whose sleep quality declined in middle age were more likely in late life to accumulate Alzheimer’s disease-related proteins in the brain than those whose sleep quality improved or did not change, according to research from the University of California, Berkeley.  The study […]