Asleep at the Switch? Feds Blast Metro-North for Crashes

trainUndiagnosed sleep disorders have been blamed for a horrific derailment of a train in the Bronx. The engineer, William Rockefeller, had fallen asleep when the train derailed at a 30mph curve moving on a speed of 82mph. The National Transportation Safety Board report reveals that the engineer suffered from undiagnosed sleep apnoea and a change in his work shift.

The report further revealed that the railroad doctors failed to diagnose the sleep problem. The sleep apnoea and when combined with maladjustment to the sudden shift in work schedule were the source of fatigue at the time of the accident.

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Somnowell Inventor - Visiting Professor Simon Ash FDS MSc MOrth BDS

Prof. Ash is the inventor of the highly successful SOMNOWELL Chrome device for snoring and sleep apnoea.

The Somnowell Chrome is made to exacting standards in the Somnowell laboratory under the supervision of Visiting Professor Simon Ash. Prof. Ash and his master technicians create each Somnowell Chrome device using their wealth of experience and expertise.

Prof. Ash works at the forefront of his profession. He is a Consultant and Specialist Orthodontist with over 30 years clinical experience, with a special interest in sleep related breathing disorders, TMJD, and bruxism. He currently works in Harley Street London and two private hospitals in London as part of a multi-disciplinary team managing snoring and sleep apnoea, and is Visiting Professor of Orthodontics at the BPP University.