Vanda to Present Scientific Posters at World Sleep 2017

Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc announced participation at the 2017 joint congress of World Association of Sleep Medicine and World Sleep Federation (World Sleep 2017) in Prague, Czech Republic in the scientific poster forum on October 9-11, 2017. The following scientific...

Sleep Apnea Affects an Estimated 290,000 Sask. Residents

Someone suspected of having sleep apnea can wait anywhere from a couple of weeks to two years to get an appointment at the Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region’s sleep lab to confirm the diagnosis, reports Regina Leader-Post. “As people get more overweight, there is more...

The Pregnancy Diaries: Why The Last Month Is The Hardest

Perhaps the thing you need most in the weeks leading up to delivery is also the thing you simply can’t get: a good night’s sleep, reports the American Council on Science and Health. Different aches and pains, particularly backaches, can also contribute to...

Goal of New Tissue-chip Research To Assess Efficacy of Epilepsy Drugs

An interdisciplinary team of Vanderbilt University researchers has received a 2-year, $2 million federal grant to develop an “organ-on-chip” model for 2 genetic forms of epilepsy. These disorders affect both brain and heart and improved modeling could lead to new drug...