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WASHINGTON, D.C.  (August 13, 2014) – On August 13, 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), approved Merck’s new prescription sleep aid, suvorexant (brand name Belsomra).  

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CEA and National Sleep Foundation to Collaborate on Next Generation Sleep Technology Standards

New Wearable Sleep Monitors Working Group Will Lead Development 

Arlington, Va., May 19, 2014...

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Global Multidisciplinary Journal to Focus on the Benefits of Sleep  

 

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May 14, 2014

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Resource Center Offers Disorder Facts, Symptoms and Treatment Options

WASHINGTON, DC, May 1, 2014--TheNational Sleep Foundation(NSF) launched a new website today,...

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It’s important for your health to get treated if you are suffering from shift work disorder. If you’re wondering whether you have shift work disorder, take a look through the following statements about your symptoms and sleep patterns. If you are experiencing any of these, talk to your doctor.

  1. I feel drowsy when I’m at work, or in...
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Study: Children Sleep Better When Parents Establish Rules, Limit Technology and Set a Good Example...

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Refer to these resources from the National Sleep Foundation to help improve your sleep and manage your pain:

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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...

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Emmanuel Mignot

Emmanuel Mignot

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Your bedroom is a sanctuary—the place you find comfort and relaxation. But having a pleasing and comfortable room is not just a luxury, it could be critically important to the quality of your sleep. A growing body of evidence shows that the conditions of your sleep space—the sights, sounds, feelings, and even smells—can either...

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Physicians Now Have an Effective Tool to Educate Patients about Sleep Apnea

The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) today announced the official launch of the new NSF Sleep Disordered Breathing Anatomical Model™. The model was designed by Meir Kryger, MD. The 3-D product helps primary care physicians and sleep specialists educate their...

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Orexin Receptor Antagonists: A new class of sleeping pill

Washington, DC -- September 3, 2013 -- The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) released its first international poll today, the 2013 International Bedroom Poll, comparing sleep times, attitudes, habits and bedtime routines of those in the United States, Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom, Germany...

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National Sleep Foundation Joins Krames StayWell Portfolio of Patient Education Products

WASHINGTON, DC -- August 27th, 2013 -- The National Sleep Foundation (NSF), the global voice for sleep health, today announced a new partnership with Krames StayWell. The partnership will help hospitals, healthcare providers, insurance providers,...

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David WhiteThe quest for more comfortable and effective sleep apnea treatments is ongoing. We spoke to Dr. David White—widely regarded as one of the...

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The quest for more comfortable and effective sleep apnea treatments is ongoing. We spoke to Dr. David White—widely regarded as one of the most influential sleep apnea treatment experts in the world today. A professor at Harvard Medical School and former president of the...

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Results show each additional hour of sleep is associated with a lower BMI for teens

Increasing the number of hours of sleep adolescents get each night may reduce the prevalence of adolescent obesity, according to a new study by researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at...

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Understand Sleep Disorders, Provide Correct Diagnosis and Treatment

WASHINGTON, DC, April 2, 2013-- The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) is pleased to announce the launch of a comprehensive free online sleep disorders resource for all professionals in primary care. “The Sleep Disorders” guide...

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National Sleep Foundation Launches Non24.sleepfoundation.org 

The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) launched a new website today, non24.sleepfoundation.org, to help individuals who have Non-24-Hour Sleep Wake Disorder, a chronic circadian rhythm disorder....

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Exercise can affect your sleep. The results of the National Sleep Foundation’s 2013 Sleep in America® poll show a compelling association between exercise and better sleep.

“Exercise is great for sleep. For the millions of people who want better sleep, exercise may help,” says David Cloud, CEO of the National Sleep Foundation (...

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WASHINGTON, DC, March 4, 2013—Exercise can affect your sleep. The results of the National Sleep Foundation’s 2013 Sleep in America® poll show a compelling association between exercise and better...

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Max Hirshkowitz, PhD

Experts universally endorse sleep, exercise, and nutrition as the building blocks for good health. The interrelationship between these three elements also provides grist for the mill of scientific inquiry. The manner in which exercise alters sleep has long been researched. The obvious, widely recognized, and commonly...

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