People with narcolepsy have few pharmacological options for treating their hypersomnia; Xyrem (sodium oxybate) is one of them. [...]
Actors cry foul on overworking producers and directors who seem to encourage drowsy driving; Mexico is sleepless; can this pillow really prevent you from snoring?; women who work night shift suffer from sleep problems; and more about how America (and the world) sleeps. [...]
Introducing Vitamin ZZZ, Winter 2018 edition, theme “CLINICAL.” From narcolepsy to sleep studies, restless legs to sleepwalking, insomnia to jet lag, this collection of poems and personal prose captures just how insidious sleep problems can be.
Includes poetry and short prose from patients, sleep partners and loved ones, and healthcare professionals discussing a wide range of “clinical” topics and experiences, from sleep studies and hypnotic medications to witnessing sleepwalking and treating sleep apnea. [...]
Without the work of dedicated activists from the grassroots, the medical research field, and legislators, we might know a lot less about the sleep needs of teenagers and the disservice we do to this population when we ask them to start class before 830am. [...]
SHC would be remiss were it to overlook the many influences, ideas and inspirations that come daily from these sleep health rock stars. [...]
Without the work of dedicated activists from the grassroots, the medical research field, and legislators, we might know a lot less about the clear and present danger that is drowsy driving. [...]
You may or may not be aware that the curator of SHC is also a columnist for two different multiple sclerosis publications (as well as the admin for a 12,000-member MS group [...]