Sleep Facts & Figures
The Willis-Ekbom Disease Foundation and XenoPort, Inc. recently conducted a survey of patients with Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS -- also known as Willis-Ekbom Disease) and found two-thirds of patients (68%) strongly believe physicians need more education about the disease.
A new study reports that a consultation with a board certified sleep medicine physician prior to undergoing a diagnostic PSG is predictive of increased 30-day CPAP use.
Among patients who were identified as likely having moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea, treatment based in primary care was not clinically inferior to treatment at a specialist sleep center for improvement in daytime sleepiness scores.
There are many common myths about sleep. As National Sleep Awareness Week approaches, the National Sleep Foundation takes a look at six common myths and the facts that dispel them.
The National Sleep Foundation’s 16th annual National Sleep Awareness Week campaign begins March 3 and ends March l0, when Daylight Saving Time returns, clocks move forward one hour and too many people choose to lose an hour of sleep!
WASHINGTON, DC, January 14, 2013- The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) will be releasing its annual Sleep in America poll results March 4, 2013. Since 1991, the poll is the annual check-up on Americans’ sleep health practices. This year’s poll will explore the relationship between sleep and exercise. Prior poll results are available at www.sleepfoundation.org
Success of interplanetary human spaceflight hinges on routine sleep and behavioral activity, multicenter study shows