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It’s no surprise that the amount of sleep you get plays a role in determining your overall health.

However, it’s not as simple as assuming that if you were in bed for 8 hours, your sleep is having a positive impact. The quality of that shut-eye also plays a role in a person’s wellbeing; in fact, sleep quality relates more strongly to...

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Despite the fact that napping is commonplace in other cultures around the world, the activity in the U.S. is slightly less popular. Nevertheless, a national survey finds that one in three Americans takes a nap regularly.  If you feel a bit run down or unfocused in the afternoon, you may also have considered taking a nap, but worried that the...

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Your brain can’t catch a break. Long after your major muscles have drifted off to dreamland, the tissue between your ears is still hard at work finding ways to keep you healthy and happy. Wonder what happens in your head while the rest of you relaxes? Check out the contributions your brain makes during those after-dark hours.

It...

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Of the approximately 90 million American adults who occasionally experience snoring, many think of it as simply an annoyance, or a barrier to getting a good night’s sleep. In many cases, that’s true, and snoring is nothing more than its physiological components: the vibrations of your breathing against a narrow airway. However, for some people...

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Lack of sleep typically takes the blame for exhaustion, and if you’re logging less than seven hours of shut-eye each night, achieving the recommended seven to nine hours should be your first step to overcoming daytime tiredness. But if you’re already getting the target amount and still feel wiped out, you may have one of the following...

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A sleepless night can leave you cranky, lethargic, and feeling out of sorts in the morning. When those wide-awake nights starts happening more and more frequently, the idea of taking a natural sleep aid may seem like a reasonable way to cope. But while these aids are often promoted as safe, effective ways to treat...

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Everyone dreads those long nights of tossing and turning when sleep just doesn’t seem to come. The issue is more common than you may think: Approximately 30 percent of adults in this country experience some kind of disrupted sleep. 

If that sounds like you, you may wonder whether you have a case of insomnia, a complicated condition...

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Former National Sleep Foundation Chairman’s Perspective Article Published in The New England Journal of Medicine

The New England Journal of Medicine published the article, “Housing Immigrant Children – The Inhumanity of Constant Illumination,” by Charles A. Czeisler, PhD, MD, on June 22, 2018. In his article, Dr....

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AYO, A SleepTech® member of the National Sleep Foundation, has created a light-based wearable designed to boost energy, beat jetlag, and help you sleep better.  Check out NSF’s interview with the company’s co-founder and Chief Commercial Officer Aleksandar Dimitrov to learn more about the product, how it all started, and what’s next for the...

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ReST (Responsive Surface Technologies), a SleepTech member of the National Sleep Foundation, aims to perfect the sleep experience to help people sleep better, live healthier, and be more productive. Check out NSF’s interview with the company’s General Manager Lloyd Sommers to learn more about the ReST Bed™, Lloyd’s take on the SleepTech...

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It is a great time to be at the intersection of sleep and technology. This innovative  space requires smart and strategic partnerships in order to address critical trends in innovation, globalization and regulation. 

 

An exciting example of collaboration is NSF’s work with the Consumer Technology Association and the American...

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As NSF's SleepTech program continues to grow, we thought it would be appropriate to share some insights with one of the industry’s first leaders, Christopher Lindholst, CEO and Co-Founder of MetroNaps.

 

Founded in 2003, and based on the then “crazy idea” of...

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In 2017, the National Sleep Foundation launched the world’s first innovation award for sleep technology. With so many companies developing exciting new technologies, NSF believes it is time to formally recognize these innovations. 

 

The 18 unique semi-finalists pitched their products to an expert panel of judges at the third...

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New Tool to Measure Sleep Satisfaction in the General Population under Development

The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) convened an international expert consensus panel to identify key elements of sleep satisfaction. As a result, the NSF is constructing a tool to measure this subjective reporting of sleep. The report...

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The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) recently released the key indicators of good sleep quality, as established by a panel of experts.

Given the precipitous increase in the use of sleep technology devices, the key findings are timely and relevant. This information complements the data these devices provide, helping millions of consumers...

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National Sleep Foundation Launches #Awake2Drive Campaign to Kick Off Drowsy...

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Joint CEA, NSF Consumer Research Study Identifies Opportunities, Challenges for Burgeoning Sleep Technology Market 

Santa Clara, CA, October 6, 2015 – Sixty percent of sleep technology owners say they’re more aware of their sleep patterns, according to the...

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Dr. David White of Philips Respironics, Philippe Kahn of Fullpower Technologies and Dr. Michael Breus “The Sleep Doctor” will Headline the Sleep Technology Summit Oct 6-7 in Santa Clara, CA

The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) today announced that Dr. David White,...

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Sleep, Technology, Transportation & Policy Experts to Convene in Washington, DC, November 6

 

(Washington, DC, August 12, 2015) - The National Sleep Foundation today announced its...

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NSF’s Sleep Technology Council Will Host First-Ever Sleep Technology Summit & Expo Oct 6-7 in Santa Clara, CA

Arlington, Va., July 20, 2015 – The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) today announced the launch of its new Sleep Technology Council, a group whose mission will be to support and enable innovations in consumer sleep...

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Sleep in America Poll Finds Pain a Significant Challenge When It Comes to Americans’ Sleep

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2014 Sleep Health & Safety Conference to Convene Leaders in Sleep...

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