New research highlights need to give greater consideration to sleep in stroke care

On March 16, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Researchers identify sleep as a problem in patients with stroke, and highlight the need to give greater consideration to sleep in stroke care, and in particular stroke rehabilitation. Latest findings from the University of Surrey and University of Freiburg all point towards the important role of sleep in…

New drowsy driving position statement calls for greater public awareness, education

On November 17, 2015, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,,,, , With No Comments

American Academy of Sleep Medicine reports that drowsy driving prevention efforts can save lives. A new position statement from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine warns that drowsy driving is a serious public health concern requiring greater public awareness and increased efforts to improve preventive education. The AASM…

Later bedtimes linked to greater weight gain

On October 2, 2015, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

For many people, adolescence and early adulthood is a period filled with late nights and partying. But a new study suggests these late nights may have negative implications for weight management. Researchers say later bedtimes in adolescence and young adulthood may lead to greater weight gain. Published in…