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Source: The Huffington Post
After a long week, many of us are left feeling like it's time to "catch up" on sleep over the weekend. But does a so-called "sleep binge" actually do your body any good?You can make up for some sleep, writer and editor Heidi Mitchell told the Wall Street Journal's The News Hug in the video above, but sleeping too much can do more harm than good. Rather than overdo it Sunday mornings, Mitchell reports experts suggest a quick nap during the day.But how do you figure in a nap without messing with...
By: Carolyn Gregoire
Source: The Huffington Post
We've known for some time that sleep deprivation is associated with decreased productivity and a lack of focus, but that's not the end of the story: Insufficient sleep is also linked with less innovation, lower job satisfaction and unethical behavior in the workplace.At last week's Corporate Sleep Health Summit, hosted by Harvard Medical School, some of the country's top sleep researchers and corporate leaders came together to discuss the latest research on the damaging impacts of sleep...
By: Christie Rizx
Source: Medical Daily
Feeling tired this morning? Blame it on Thomas Edison. The technological marvel of electricity has brightened our lives, perhaps a little too much, wrote Charles Czeisler, Ph.D., professor of sleep medicine at Harvard Medical School, in a Nature article. The use of electric lights at night disturbs natural sleep patterns, or circadian rhythms, and can cause people to consume caffeine to stay awake far later than they should, he said.The eye not only lets us see, but also serves a set of...
By: Anna Edney
Source: Bloomberg
Merck & Co. (MRK)’s experimental insomnia drug, meant to be a less disruptive alternative to Sanofi’s Ambien sleeping pill, is safe only at lower doses, U.S. regulatory advisers said.Merck is seeking Food and Drug Administration approval to sell the treatment, suvorexant, in two dose ranges. The lowest doses of 15 milligrams to 20 milligrams are safe, a panel of advisers to the FDA voted 13-3 yesterday at a meeting in Silver Spring, Maryland. The highest doses of 30 milligrams to 40...
Source: BedTimes
Mattress producer Kingsdown and Hong Kong-based manufacturer and retailer Airland officially unveiled their licensing partnership at the Shenzhen International Furniture Fair in March.As part of the partnership, which was announced in fall 2012, Hong Kong-based Airland will open 34 retail locations in 2013 that showcase Kingsdown’s MySide product line and its bedMATCH sleep diagnostic technology. Product will be manufactured at Kingsdown plants in the United States and at Airland’s Shenzhen...