The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a final rule, "Classification of the Positive Airway Pressure Delivery System," effective Oct. 19, 2018, that reclassifies the positive airway pressure (PAP) delivery system, moving it from Class III into Class II. PAP delivery systems continue to be for prescription use only. The [...]
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) is a National Obesity Care Week champion, supporting this nationwide effort to raise awareness of obesity, its treatments, weight bias, and access to care, while ensuring that the relationship between obesity and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is part of the discussion. National Obesity Care [...]
DARIEN, IL – Preliminary findings from a pilot study suggest that cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) may slow or even reverse the atrophy of cortical gray matter in patients who have co-morbid fibromyalgia. Results suggest that eight weeks of CBT-I can alter central nervous system structure in patients with fibromyalgia [...]
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) and Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine (JCSM) Editor-in-Chief Dr. Nancy Collop congratulate three individuals who were recently promoted to the role of JCSM associate editor due to their exceptional work on the editorial board: Martha Billings, MD Jacob Collen, MD Sally Davidson Ward, [...]
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine congratulates the recipient of the 2018 Young Investigator Award, Camila Hirotsu, and the three individuals who received the honorable mention designation. They were recognized by AASM President Dr. Ilene Rosen during the AASM general membership meeting on Monday, June 4, at SLEEP 2018 in Baltimore. [...]
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