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GREENVILLE, S.C. – The job title of “Sleep Navigator” is still relatively new within the world of sleep medicine. Exact duties are still evolving depending on the specific needs of hospital departments, but newly anointed navigators are involved in all aspects of sleep-related care....

Still Misunderstood – View from a Sleep Navigator

GREENVILLE, S.C. – The job title of “Sleep Navigator” is still relatively new within the world of sleep medicine. Exact duties are still evolving depending on the specific needs of hospital departments, but newly anointed navigators are involved in all aspects of sleep-related care....

We would like to wish our esteemed colleague and founding member of the American Sleep and Breathing Academy Dr. Harry Sugg a wonderful 80th birthday. We hope you are blessed with health and happiness for many more years to come. Dr. Sugg still runs...

Happy 80th Dr. Sugg – Four Decades and No End in Sight

We would like to wish our esteemed colleague and founding member of the American Sleep and Breathing Academy Dr. Harry Sugg a wonderful 80th birthday. We hope you are blessed with health and happiness for many more years to come. Dr. Sugg still runs...

In the radically changed work rhythms of the global pandemic, workers are discovering a new life no longer dictated by the strict schedules of the office. BBC.com took note of the relatively new phenomenon in a June 23 Rethink article that pondered: Will companies...

Pandemic Sleep Rhythms Could Change Traditions

In the radically changed work rhythms of the global pandemic, workers are discovering a new life no longer dictated by the strict schedules of the office. BBC.com took note of the relatively new phenomenon in a June 23 Rethink article that pondered: Will companies...

Sleep pioneer Dr. William C. Dement died on June 17, 2020, according to a report from the Sleep Research Society (SRS). As a researcher, clinician, educator, advocate, and mentor, Dement’s legacy extends across the sleep community and beyond.  At Stanford University, where he spent nearly...

In Memory of Sleep Pioneer Dr. William C. Dement

Sleep pioneer Dr. William C. Dement died on June 17, 2020, according to a report from the Sleep Research Society (SRS). As a researcher, clinician, educator, advocate, and mentor, Dement’s legacy extends across the sleep community and beyond.  At Stanford University, where he spent nearly...

In March 2020, the RECOVERY (Randomized Evaluation of COVid-19 thERapY) trial was established as a randomized clinical trial to test a range of potential treatments for COVID-19, including low-dose dexamethasone (a steroid treatment).  According to a press release issued by the University of Oxford,...

Steroid Treatment for COVID-19 Shows Promise

In March 2020, the RECOVERY (Randomized Evaluation of COVid-19 thERapY) trial was established as a randomized clinical trial to test a range of potential treatments for COVID-19, including low-dose dexamethasone (a steroid treatment).  According to a press release issued by the University of Oxford,...

Insomnia is a hot topic in good times, but factor in a global pandemic and it becomes fodder for ivy league musings in The Harvard Gazette. Dubbed “the latest casualty” in the COVID-19 crisis, lack of sleep is the latest bio-rhythm to go off...

Harvard Sounds Off On Insomnia

Insomnia is a hot topic in good times, but factor in a global pandemic and it becomes fodder for ivy league musings in The Harvard Gazette. Dubbed “the latest casualty” in the COVID-19 crisis, lack of sleep is the latest bio-rhythm to go off...

Sometimes it takes a national emergency to illuminate what people instinctively already know, namely that sleep and breathing are important. A new book called Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art may have garnered limited attention in a different era, but the COVID...

Pandemic Puts Spotlight On Breathing

Sometimes it takes a national emergency to illuminate what people instinctively already know, namely that sleep and breathing are important. A new book called Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art may have garnered limited attention in a different era, but the COVID...

As the COVID-19 pandemic presents increasing public health challenges, scientists from around the world have responded with openness and unprecedented speed, studying the SARS-CoV-2 virus and working to develop new diagnostic technologies, treatments, and tools for researchers.   Below you will find links to...

NAVIGATING A PANDEMIC

As the COVID-19 pandemic presents increasing public health challenges, scientists from around the world have responded with openness and unprecedented speed, studying the SARS-CoV-2 virus and working to develop new diagnostic technologies, treatments, and tools for researchers.   Below you will find links to...

Dentists looking to enter the arena of sleep medicine have many business and educational options, but too often the blueprint for real success remains elusive. Sleep Diagnosis and Therapy recently spoke with two innovators in the world of sleep medicine who have developed a...

Telemedicine Sleep Services Gains Momentum

Dentists looking to enter the arena of sleep medicine have many business and educational options, but too often the blueprint for real success remains elusive. Sleep Diagnosis and Therapy recently spoke with two innovators in the world of sleep medicine who have developed a...

There are many exciting things going on in the world of sleep! At the American Sleep and Breathing Academy (ASBA) we are constantly seeking ways to improve the clinician’s patient turnout, as well as the patient’s avenues of treatment. The ASBA publishes articles regularly, relevant to upcoming...

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There are many exciting things going on in the world of sleep! At the American Sleep and Breathing Academy (ASBA) we are constantly seeking ways to improve the clinician’s patient turnout, as well as the patient’s avenues of treatment. The ASBA publishes articles regularly, relevant to upcoming...