The latest news from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine
Study links irregular sleep schedules to adverse metabolic health in women
A new study suggests that frequent shifts in sleep timing may be related to adverse metabolic health among non-shift working, midlife women.
Public launch of new telemedicine system AASM SleepTM innovates sleep medicine
Today the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) officially launched AASM SleepTM, a new state-of-the-art telemedicine platform that will dramatically increase patient access to the expertise of board-certified sleep medicine physicians and accredited sleep centers. By eliminating the barriers of regional boundaries and travel times, AASM SleepTM will ensure that all patients have access to high quality sleep health care, regardless of where they live.
Study suggests that what you eat can influence how you sleep
A new study found that eating less fiber, more saturated fat and more sugar is associated with lighter, less restorative, and more disrupted sleep.
New telemedicine system AASM SleepTM expands patient access to sleep care
Today the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) announced that sleep medicine practices nationwide now can sign up for AASM SleepTM, formerly Tell A Sleep Doc, a new state-of-the-art telemedicine platform that will dramatically increase patient access to high quality health care provided by board-certified sleep medicine physicians and accredited sleep centers.
New drowsy driving position statement calls for greater public awareness, education
A new position statement from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine warns that drowsy driving is a serious public health concern requiring greater public awareness and increased efforts to improve preventive education.