Sleep Disorders

Could This Be the Key to a Better Night’s Sleep?

How well you snooze at night has <i>a lot</i> to do with how you spend your days—sleep quality has been linked with everything from diet and exercise to …


Heard of sleep sex? Here are 7 mysterious things that happen when you are sleeping

Recurring dream can be fascinating for some, but it could be disturbing for the person dealing with it.<p>A peaceful night's sleep is all you want after …


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Interview: Artist Finds Relief From Sleep Paralysis Through Fantastical Photography

From nightmares to waking dreams, photographer Samantha Goss uses her acute sleep paralysis as inspiration for a growing portfolio of surreal images. The creative endeavor is her way of coping with the terrifying episodes that are characterized by an inability to speak or move and are frequently …


The Conductors in Two Recent Train Crashes Had This Sleep Disorder. Here’s Why It Can Be So Dangerous

Two commuter train crashes in the New York City metropolitan area are being blamed on undiagnosed sleep apnea, according to an announcement yesterday …


Connecting Sleep and Genes

Are people with certain genes more prone to sleep disorders?<p>Scientists have been trying to solve the mysteries of sleep for as long as we’ve been …


Undiagnosed sleep apnea caused 2 NYC train crashes. Could you have sleep apnea, too?

Undiagnosed sleep apnea has been recently cited as a probable cause in the crash of two New York City commuter trains.<p>The engineers, who were …

Sleep Apnea

The Tsetse Fly Has Strange, Sucker-Tipped Fingers on Its Mouth

New images could help scientists better understand how the flies transmit deadly sleeping sickness.<p>Sleeping sickness starts out as a fever, with …


This Founder Used a Classic Project Management Technique to Engineer Her Week--And It Worked

Here's what happens when you tie passion to purpose.<p>Most entrepreneurs are made when they face a challenge and then vow to work relentlessly to get to a solution. Vicki Mayo, founder and CEO of the Touchpoint Solution, is no different.<p>Mayo developed a device called Buzzies to calm her …

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NY, NJ train crash engineers had sleep disorders: NTSB

The engineers in two New York City area commuter train crashes suffered from undiagnosed sleep disorders, the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said on Thursday.<p>The board plans to hold a Feb. 6 meeting on the September 2016 crash in Hoboken, New Jersey, that killed one person and injured …


Sleep apnea caused the New Jersey train crash that left one dead, report finds

The engineers of two commuter trains which slammed into New York City-area stations in the last year — killing one person and injuring more than 200 …

Sleep Apnea

Engineers in train crashes had sleep apnea: probe

The engineers of two commuter trains that crashed in New Jersey and Brooklyn, causing one death and leaving more than 200 injured, were both …

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Safety board: Undiagnosed sleep apnea involved in two train crashes

Sleep apnea was involved in two separate New York-area train crashes over the past year, which has prompted federal investigators to examine the …

Long Island Rail Road

Engineers in Two Train Accidents Had Undiagnosed Sleep Disorders

In a report, NTSB investigators noted the similarities between Brooklyn and Hoboken crashes, but didn’t offer conclusions as to why the accidents occurred<p>The engineer of a Long Island Rail Road train that derailed in January in Brooklyn and the engineer of an NJ Transit train that crashed last year …

Long Island Rail Road

Let's Talk About Sleep Paralysis: When You Wake Up and Can't Move

Do you ever wake from sleep and realize you can’t move your arms or legs, lift your head, or wiggle your fingers or toes? You're aware of your …


The Best Running Sunglasses Don’t Look Like Running Sunglasses

And they’re only $25.<p>Photographs by<p>Goodr Running Sunglasses<p>>$25, buy 'em online<p>Historically running sunglasses followed three rules: they had to be expensive, they had to be too tight, and they had to look like the sunglasses in <i>The Matrix</i>. Entr Goodr, the running sunglasses that put the “fun” in …


Should You Let Your Dog Sleep with You at Night?

The American Veterinary Medical Association estimates that dogs can be found in roughly one-third of homes in the United States.<p>Surveys of hospital …


Short duration and poor quality of sleep 'prevalent' among adults, StatsCan says

55% of women ages 18 to 64 reported trouble going to sleep or staying asleep at least sometimes<p>About a third of adults sleep fewer hours per night …


[LISTEN] Gettic - Sleepwalking (Ft. Clairity)

Danish artist/producer Gettic is out with his debut single "Sleepwalking" featuring 19 year old singer-songwriter Clairity, a protege of Kesha's mom, …

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Could ADHD be a type of sleep disorder? That would fundamentally change how we treat it.

Over the past two decades, U.S. parents and teachers have reported epidemic levels of children with trouble focusing, impulsive behavior and so much energy that they are bouncing off walls. Educators, policymakers and scientists have referred to attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, as …


Why we need to get better at critiquing diagnosis

<i>This piece is based on my talk to the UCL conference ‘The Role of Diagnosis in Clinical Psychology’. It was aimed at an audience of clinical</i> …


Does Your Kid Get Night Terrors? Here's How to Scare Them Off For Good

If you've found yourself waking up in the middle of the night to your little one kicking, screaming, or crying — all while they're still asleep — don't brush it off as simply another nightmare. Your child may be experiencing bad dreams on steroids, otherwise known as night terrors. So what exactly …


A 'family curse': First insomnia, then death

A family suffered from a mysterious, deadly insomnia for over 200 years. But one of them decided it was time to stop suffering in silence.


Can You Use Cannabis to Restore Your Natural Sleep Cycle?

Insomnia isn’t that uncommon<p>Sleep is essential for maintaining our mental and physical health, yet it eludes many adults. According to the American …


Nieman: Not always an obvious cause for teenage fatigue

Print<p>Recently the “sociologist” in me prompted an experiment with my peers in which I asked them, “How do you manage a tired teenager?” The most …

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Nerve 'Zap' Treatment Could Be Alternative to CPAP for Sleep Apnea

Device reduces breathing disruptions long-term, study says<br>Source: HealthDay<br>Related MedlinePlus Pages: Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea

How Do I Help My Obese Son? | Ask the Therapist

From the U.S.: I have an adult son 35 yrs old. Kind, caring good person. Good job, supports himself, lives alone. He and I have always been very …

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Search Results | Brain

... to an emotional stimulus), sleep paralysis, <b>hypnogogic</b> or hypnopompic <b>hallucinations</b> and disrupted nocturnal sleep. The daytime sleepiness often …

Sleep Paralysis

Tigers Sleepwalking To Finish Line

<b>CLEVELAND —</b> There may not be enough stamps in the world for the <b>Detroit Tigers</b> right now.<p>No, the Tigers aren’t collectively catching up on back fan …

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Crocodile Gambling Study Among 2017 Ig Nobel Winners

The 27th annual awards were announced Thursday at Harvard University. The ceremony featured a traditional barrage of paper airplanes, a world premiere opera and real Nobel laureates handing out the 10 prizes.<p>Scientists who discovered that old men really do have big ears, that playing the didgeridoo …