sleep research

sleep research
Honoring modern sleep medicine researcher Christian Guilleminault
  • Posted by: sleepapnea.org
  • Category: News, Uncategorized

Guilleminault was also one of the first researchers to identify and classify sleep disorders and led the field in groundbreaking research when sleep was yet to be considered a medical specialty.

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You’re invited to join our new digital AWAKE group in Facebook!
  • Posted by: sleepapnea.org
  • Category: News

We hope you will become part of our community! The admins and moderators for the A.W.A.K.E. group look forward to friendly chatter and information sharing at the group. Working together to help each other find support, solutions, and smart tips for the best sleep ever is what this group is all about.

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Sleeptember may be over, but the search for a cure for sleep apnea continues
  • Posted by: sleepapnea.org
  • Category: News, SleepHealth App

Efforts to research a cure for sleep apnea are ongoing at every level. The challenges include developmental better diagnostic strategies, improving the identification of biomarkers showing higher risk for sleep apnea, and much more research on pediatric sleep apnea to understand why it happens and how we can catch it early and reverse the processes that turn it into a chronic condition.

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It’s Sleeptember! Post your Morning Bedhead Selfie, win Disney tickets!
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  • Category: News

In celebration of Sleeptember, the winning morning bedhead selfie will win a prize: 4 (four) One-Day Park Hopper tickets to the Disneyworld theme park in Orlando. Prize value is $648.00. Read more for details!

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A Brief History of the Science of Sleep Medicine… because #sciencematters and #sleepmatters
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  • Category: News, Uncategorized

 

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Sleep Research Network News for March: Wearables and Genetics reports
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  • Category: News, Uncategorized

In this month’s Sleep Matters newsletter, summaries from two workgroups created during the October 2016 Sleep Research Network meeting to discuss future collaborations across institutions were posted.

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Research: Sleep problems impact kidney health
  • Posted by: sleepapnea.org
  • Category: News

Sleep deprivation and sleep disorders are known to challenge the various systems in the body to maintain the critical functional balance called homeostasis. The kidneys are two hard-working organs in the body which can also suffer from the long-term consequences of poor sleep. Likewise, kidney dysfunction can have an impact of sleep quality and quantity.

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Celebrating the first anniversary of our SleepHealth App and Study!
  • Posted by: sleepapnea.org
  • Category: News

Twelve months after its launch, the SleepHealth App, a mobile app study and wellness tool powered by Apple’s ResearchKit and IBM Watson Health Cloud, has been viewed at the Apple app store over 53,000 times and downloaded by nearly 20,000 users.
What’s perhaps more interesting: nearly half of all users who download and use the SleepHealth App (at peak, 47 percent) have opted in as participants for the SleepHealth Study (registered as the SleepHealth Mobile Application Study, PROTOCOL NO. 20151042).

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