The Sleep Racket
- Chapter 16: SLEEP. Nieman, David C. // Exercise-Health Connection;1998, p217
Chapter 16 of the book "Exercise-Health Connection" is presented. It explores the relationship of regular exercise to a sound sleep and discusses the value of exercise in improving the quality and quantity of sleep based on well-designed studies. A definition of insomnia by the U.S. National...
- Insomnia sufferers need better care, experts say. Traynor, Kate // American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;8/1/2005, Vol. 62 Issue 15, p1532
The article states that people who seek treatment for insomnia are frequently prescribed remedies that are untested as sleep aids. According to a group of experts convened by the U.S. National Institute of Health (NIH), many patients are being treated with unproven medications when there are...
- Panel calls for more research on treating chronic insomnia. // Drug Topics;7/11/2005, Vol. 149 Issue 13, p6
Reports that many medications used to treat chronic insomnia have not yet been rigorously evaluated for long-term use, according to an independent scientific panel convened by the U.S. National Institutes of Health.
- Focus: Sleep disorders. // Medicine on the Net;Jun2013, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p8
The article reports on the U.S. National Institutes of Health's (NIH) claim that up to 70 million people in the country suffer from some type of periodic or chronic sleep disorder.
- Sleepless in New York. Peluse, Nicole // Hudson Valley Business Journal;8/30/2010, Vol. 21 Issue 35, p26
The article discusses the report presented by the National Sleep Foundation that 75% of Americans have insomnia and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have estimated that 70 million Americans have troubled falling or staying asleep.
- Untitled. Kirschstein, Ruth // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;9/8/93, Vol. 270 Issue 10, p1172
Reports on sleep studies conducted by the National Institutes of Health. National Center for Sleep Disorders as focus of research on activities relevant to sleep disorders; Obstructive sleep apnea; Narcolepsy animal model.
- NIH releases statement on behavioral and relaxation approaches... // American Family Physician;4/1/1996, Vol. 53 Issue 5, p1877
Presents information on integrated treatment approaches for the care of patients with chronic pain and insomnia. Information from the National Institutes of Health technology assessment conference; Objective of relaxation techniques; Effectiveness of hypnotic techniques; Success of treatment...
- Effectiveness of internet-supported cognitive behavioral and chronobiological interventions and effect moderation by insomnia subtype: study protocol of a randomized controlled trial. Dekker, Kim; Benjamins, Jeroen S.; Van Straten, Annemieke; Hofman, Winni F.; Van Someren, Eus J. W. // Trials;Jul2015, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p1
Background: DSM-V criteria for insomnia disorder are met by 6 to 10 % of the adult population. Insomnia has severe consequences for health and society. One of the most common treatments provided by primary caregivers is pharmacological treatment, which is far from optimal and has not been...
- Employers waking up to effects of workers' sleep problems. Keirn, Jennifer // Crain's Cleveland Business;12/3/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 48, p18
The article reports that American employers are facing higher health care costs due to workers' sleep disorders. The U.S. National Institutes of Health estimates that sleep disorders, sleep deprivation and excessive daytime sleepiness cost employers $50 billion in lost productivity. Medical...