Sleep Facts & Figures

National Sleep Foundation 2013 International Bedroom Poll First to Explore Sleep Differences among Six Countries

The 2013 International Bedroom Poll, compares sleep times, attitudes, habits and bedtime routines of those in the United States, Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom, Germany and Japan between the ages of 25 and 55 years old.

Study Shows the Value of Sleep Specialists in Promoting CPAP Adherence

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.

Study Examines Outcomes for Treatment of Sleep Apnea with Primary Care vs. Specialist Care

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.

A Time to Look at Some Myths and Facts About Sleep

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. 

Findings Reveal Brain Mechanisms at Work During Sleep

New findings report the important role sleep plays and the brain mechanisms at work as sleep shapes memory, learning, and behavior.

One in five American adults show signs of chronic sleep deprivation, making the condition a widespread public health problem. Sleeplessness is related to health issues such as obesity, cardiovascular problems, and memory problems.

National Consumer Research Institute Predicts Top Five Health Trends for 2012

The need for better sleep and a growing appetite for liquid energy shots and health-related smartphone apps are among the top consumer health trends expected to make headlines in 2012, according to a leading national research group studying health-related attitudes and behavior in America.

How to Get a Good Night's Sleep

Do you know the trick to getting a good night's sleep? If you don't, you can find out here!

Do women need more sleep than men?

Do women need more sleep than men? Yes, according to Dr. Jim Horne, Britain's leading expert in sleep science.

25 Random Facts about Sleep

Do you want to learn more about sleep? Check out these 25 random facts about sleep and impress your friends with all your sleep knowledge.

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