Weekly Summary 28th November 2014 to 5th December 2014

Sleep-Deprived Bees Do Weirder Waggle Dances

Barret Klein, an animal behaviorist, performed an experiment with bees to find out the effects of sleep deprivation. Sleep deprivation bees were exhausted they performed weird waggles.
Source URL:  http://www.wired.com/2014/11/berrett-klein-honeybees/

The 3 Kinds of Naps Everybody Needs To Know About

There are three different types of naps that can help an individual. For example, the power nap is usually fifteen minutes long and is great for memory improvement.
Source URL: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/11/12/when-to-nap_n_6096212.html

Sleep Problems Differ For Men and Women

Women are also more likely to suffer from daytime sleepiness. Men on the other hand due to anatomical features are more likely snore and suffer from sleep apnoea.
Source URL: http://www.local8now.com/news/headlines/Sleep-problems-differ-for-men-and-women-283003221.html

ARE YOU GUILTY? 64% of Northeners Admit To Snoring

The YouGov survey has reported that approximately two thirds of people in Northern England have admitted to snoring in their sleep. The study further indicates that 86 percent of people in relationships said that their partners snore when asleep.
Source URL: http://m.lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/news/11600793.ARE_YOU_GUILTY__64__of_Northeners_admit_to_snoring/

Night Shift Work Linked To Obesity in New Sleep Study

According to research, sleeping during the day burns fewer calories than sleeping during the night. Metabolism is affected by the mismatch between the circadian clock and sleep patterns.
Source URL: http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2014/nov/17/night-shift-work-linked-obesity-sleep-calories-research

6 Startling Things You May Not Know About Sleep Deprivation

Sleep deprivation causes a number of adverse health problems. These are impaired cognitive function, loss of self control, depression, diabetes, stroke, hypertension, and low sex drive.
Source URL: http://www.ksl.com/?nid=1268&sid=32295691

Effective Treatment for Sleep Disturbance May Lower Risk Of Drug and Alcohol Relapse Recovery

A report in the Journal of Addiction Medicine says that insomnia is a prevalent and persistent problem in patients in the early stages of recovery from addiction.
Source URL: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/285038.php

Sleep Apnoea May Raise Osteoporosis Risk

A study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism has indicated that people who are diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnoea are at high risk of developing osteoporosis.
Source URL:  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/16/osteoporosis-sleep-apnoea_n_5148576.html

Special Investigation Report: Organizational Factors in Metro-North Railroad Accidents

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigative teams have been working on five significant accidents on the Metro-North railroad will be looking at   sleep apnoea as one factor.
Source URL: http://www.ntsb.gov/investigations/2014/mnrsi/mnrsi.html

FTA Raising Driver Awareness of Sleep Apnoea

The Freight Transport Association has in collaboration with the OSA Partnership Group developed a partial Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) module to help make drivers aware of the symptoms of sleep apnoea.
Source URL: http://www.shdlogistics.com/news/view/fta-raising-driver-awareness-of-sleep-apnoea

Sleep Apnoea Linked To Poor Aerobic Fitness

A new study has revealed that people with moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnoea may have an intrinsic inability to burn high amounts of oxygen during strenuous aerobic exercise.
Source URL: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/11/141124125058.htm

Is A Dedicated Sleep Apnoea Practice Right For Me?

At the American Sleep and Breathing Academy Dental meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona Dr. Willey gave a lecture on his journey in the sleep medicine field right from the days of training with Dr. Ed Spiegel, a dental seep medicine pioneer.
Source URL: http://www.sleepscholar.com/is-a-dedicated-sleep-apnoea-practice-right-for-me/

Sleep Deprivation Is Killing You and Your Career

Research has revealed that the deleterious effects of sleep deprivation outweigh the short term productivity gains that an individual may obtain from working rather than sleeping.
Source URL: https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20141201150910-50578967-skipping-sleep-is-career-suicide

25 Horrible Things That Happen If You Don't Get Enough Sleep

Lack of sleep can cause a number of risks such as irritability, emotional volatility, pain and fatigue, high blood pressure, heart disease, and migraines.
Source URL: http://www.businessinsider.com/what-happens-if-you-dont-get-enough-sleep-2014-2?IR=T

How Well You Sleep May Depend On Your Genes, Study Suggests

A new study has revealed that certain genetic variations can lead to a difference in the amount you sleep during the night.
Source URL: http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-12-genes.html

Rage And Lust Of Ludwig The Brothel Creeper: He Was Lonely And Frustrated In Love – But Nothing Could Silence Beethoven’s Music

Beethoven, the great music composer, was a flawed genius. He could only hear partially characterized by tinnitus, a constant hissing and buzzing in one or both ears.
Source URL: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/home/books/article-2769881/Rage-lust-Ludwig-brothel-creeper-He-lonely-frustrated-love-silence-Beethovens-sublime-music.html

Type 2 Diabetics: Get Evaluated for Sleep Apnoea

Research findings have revealed that seven out of every ten people with type 2 diabetes have obstructive sleep apnoea. Sleep apnoea is a disease that affects all groups irrespective of their age, gender and body type.
Source URL: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/timothy-morgenthaler-md/type-2-diabetics-get-eval_b_6214504.html?ncid=fcbklnkushpmg00000030

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.