ATS: Withdrawing sleep apnea screening for truck drivers, train engineers puts lives at risk
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  August 16, 2017  
  Sleep Disorder  
  The latest sleep disorder news from News Medical  
 ATS: Withdrawing sleep apnea screening for truck drivers, train engineers puts lives at riskATS: Withdrawing sleep apnea screening for truck drivers, train engineers puts lives at risk
 
The American Thoracic Society is extremely disappointed with the Department of Transportation's decision to withdraw an advance notice of a proposed rule regarding screening commercial truck drivers and train engineers for sleep apnea.
 
 
 New study links binge-watching in young adults with poor sleep, increased insomniaNew study links binge-watching in young adults with poor sleep, increased insomnia
 
A new study is the first to link binge-watching in young adults with poorer sleep quality, more fatigue, and increased insomnia.
 
   Study shows that gene outside the brain controls ability to rebound from sleep deprivationStudy shows that gene outside the brain controls ability to rebound from sleep deprivation
 
UCLA scientists report the first evidence that a gene outside the brain controls the ability to rebound from sleep deprivation -- a surprising discovery that could eventually lead to greatly improved treatments for insomnia and other sleep disorders that do not involve getting a drug into the brain.
 
   Global report shows both public and HCPs embrace benefits of connected care technologiesGlobal report shows both public and HCPs embrace benefits of connected care technologies
 
An international report published by Royal Philips reveals that our beleaguered NHS is more integrated than we realize and, in contrast with some other countries, both the public and HCPs are positive about the benefits offered by connected care technologies.
 
 Dukan Diet: Pros and Cons
 
Dukan Diet: Pros and ConsThe Dukan diet is similar to the traditional Atkins diet, a ketogenic eating plan designed to ensure high fat and protein consumption and low carbohydrate intake.