Sleep Disorders

The End of Cash? Beware sleepwalking into a world without hard currency

As global wealth has accumulated over time, so the demand for hard cash has waned. A mere eight per cent of the world’s money is in notes and coins, …

Banking

Research: Why 70 Percent of Employees Aren't Working to Their Full Potential Comes Down to 1 Simple Reason

Adding insult to injury, 52 percent of those workers are basically sleepwalking through their day. What gives?<p>According to Gallup research, an astounding 70 percent of U.S. employees are not showing up to work fully committed to deliver their best performance. Adding insult to injury, 52 percent of …

Employee Engagement

Hot flashes are more than annoying—they could be hurting your health.

Night sweats and hot flashes during menopause are often seen as annoying side effects of dropping estrogen levels, but they may be presenting more health risks than previously thought.<p>In a recent study published by The North American Menopause Society (NAMS), researchers found that women who have …

Health

Vision to help improve sleep

FUTURISTIC glasses — designed to combat sleep deprivation — are in high demand.<p>Developed at Flinders University and manufactured at Lonsdale, they …

Australian Universities

Huggable robotic pillow that 'cures' insomnia breathes, sings and reads you stories as you fall asleep

DO you suffer from insomnia? This huggable robot pillow could be the answer to your sleep-deprived prayers.<p>Somnox is a peanut-shaped pillow equipped …

Wellness

Insomnia and Bipolar Disorder

People with bipolar disorder often have problems with sleeping. During manic phases, some people will go without sleep for days without feeling …

Sleep

The meaning behind snake dreams and why you should probably be a bit worried if you're having them

When it comes to fears and phobias, snakes are pretty high up the list for a lot of people.<p>It's bad enough seeing them on TV or behind a think sheet …

Insomnia

You're not alone—sleep paralysis affects a lot of people

Sleep paralysis is a pretty frightening yet common event affecting 7.6% of the general population, 28.3% of students, and 31.9% of psychiatric …

Sleep

How Do You Define Mindfulness?

Do you sometimes feel like you are “sleepwalking” through life? Benjamin Franklin once said: “Some people die at 25 and aren’t buried until 75.” …

Mindfulness

This expert has a dire warning about not getting enough sleep - MarketWatch

Sleep expert Matthew Walker is not a fan of the expression “you can sleep when you’re dead.”<p>In fact, he calls it “mortally unwise advice.”<p>“Sleep is …

Sleep

A quarter of mortgage holders do not know what rate they're on - and it's about go up

More than a quarter of mortgage holders do not know what interest rate they pay, a survey has found.<p>Some 27% of those with a mortgage admit they do …

Mortgages

Apple Watch Can Spot Tricky Medical Conditions as Well as Doctors Can

Some of the most common conditions are the hardest to spot.<p>By on<p>Filed Under Data & Health<p>The future, straight to your inbox.<p>The global toll of high …

Smartwatches

The Nine Ingredients of Great Sex

Each of us is sexually unique. We all have complicated personalities and highly individual lovemaking preferences. Put two erotically unique …

Sleep Apnea

Can fitness trackers diagnose your sleep disorder?

If you have a fitness tracker, you probably wear it all day, every day to make sure you get an accurate count of your steps and heart rate measure, …

Lifestyle

3D Printing News Roundup: Airbus, Arconic, EOS, Mass Portal, 3D printed sleep apnea mask, Nano Dimension

Nov 15, 2017 | By David<p>3D printing news is coming thick and fast these days, and we can’t expect you to always stay ahead of the curve. So here’s …

Sleep Apnea

The Apple Watch Can Accurately Detect Hypertension and Sleep Apnea

The data that fitness trackers <i></i>collect about your body goes far beyond just how many steps you’ve taken, and researchers are just beginning to …

Science

Apple Watch accurately detects hypertension and sleep apnea, study finds

The study was conducted by health startup Cardiogram and UCSF and followed more than 6,000 subjects.<p>Researchers studying the healthcare implications …

Apple Watch

This Is the Scientific Reason Why You Get a “Dead Arm” When You Sleep

It can happen pretty much in any lounge-worthy locations. You could be taking a brief siesta in a hammock, nodding off while watching a documentary …

Scientific Research

If we can beat Ebola, why not sleeping sickness too?

The man sits on the edge of the bed, feet touching the floor but incapable of supporting his weight. He doesn’t speak and his eyes stare vacantly …

Disease

Abstract 21042: Cardiovascular Risk Stratification Using Off-the-Shelf Wearables and a Multi-Task Deep Learning Algorithm

<b>Introduction:</b> We aimed to evaluate whether a novel deep neural network (DNN) can predict cardiovascular risk factors from off-the-shelf wearables …

Deep Learning

UCSF and Cardiogram study: Apple Watch can detect hypertension with 82% accuracy, sleep apnea with 90% accuracy via Cardiogram's deep neural network DeepHeart

Sleep Apnea

Screening for Hypertension and Sleep Apnea with DeepHeart

When we talk about artificial intelligence in medicine, we often debate whether machines will <i>replace</i> tasks doctors do today. A more tantalizing …

Sleep Apnea

Talented but frustrating Steelers in danger of sleepwalking into playoffs

The Pittsburgh Steelers have the talent to be the AFC's best team, and it's felt that way for some time now.<p>But, just like they've done regularly …

Sports

Pot Inhaler Reportedly Puts Insomnia Sufferers To Sleep In Minutes

Anyone suffering from insomnia in the UK will now be able to get a brand new cannabis inhaler with the ability to sufferers to sleep in just a few …

Cannabis

Obstructive sleep apnea linked to higher Alzheimer's risk

A new study has demonstrated that older adults who experience obstructive sleep apnea may be at increased risk of Alzheimer's disease. This is …

Medicine

Britain sixth fattest nation in the world - and rates rising faster than United States

Spiralling obesity levels have left Britain the sixth fattest nation in the world, with rates rising faster even than those in the US, a new report shows.<p>The analysis by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation Development (OECD) shows levels in the UK have risen by 92 per cent in just over two …

Economics

10 Most Unexpected Natural Remedies for Insomnia

“O sleep, O gentle sleep, Nature’s soft nurse, how have I frightened thee. That thou no more will weigh my eyelids down, And steep my senses in …

Sleep

[WEB SITE] The Relationship Between Epilepsy and Sleep

Written by M C Walker, S M Sisodiya<p>Institute of Neurology, University College London, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, …

Sleep

Sleep Paralysis, What is the cure?

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Martellus Bennett

Survey to Understand More About Sleep Paralysis

Have you ever found yourself paralyzed as you drift off to sleep or as you are waking up? During these moments of paralysis, did you experience …

Sleep Paralysis