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1 11, 2023

FDA clears Modius Sleep device for chronic insomnia

2024-01-09T09:14:05-06:00November 1st, 2023|Industry|

Neurovalens announced Oct. 31 it has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its Modius Sleep device intended to treat chronic insomnia. By delivering a small and safe electrical pulse to the head for 30 minutes before bed, Modius Sleep is designed to improve insomnia. About [...]

24 02, 2023

Talking Sleep | Comorbid insomnia and sleep apnea (COMISA)

2023-09-06T14:45:36-05:00February 24th, 2023|Talking Sleep|

Talking Sleep Season 5 | Episode 4 Comorbid insomnia and sleep apnea (COMISA) Dr. Alexander Sweetman, GUEST An article published in ERJ Open Research demonstrates that cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) consolidates sleep periods and promotes a 15% decrease in OSA severity [...]

5 08, 2021

New Clinical Practice Guideline Supports Behavioral, Psychological Treatments for Insomnia

2021-08-10T08:26:59-05:00August 5th, 2021|Montage|

By Jack Edinger, PhD, Chair, Behavioral and Psychological Treatments for Insomnia Guideline Task Force Chronic insomnia disorder is a widespread and debilitating condition that affects quality of life, daytime functioning, mental and physical health, and health care utilization for millions worldwide. The International Classification [...]

16 12, 2020

New guideline supports behavioral, psychological treatments for insomnia

2020-12-16T11:14:33-06:00December 16th, 2020|Clinical Resources, Featured, Patient Information, Press Releases|

DARIEN, IL – The American Academy of Sleep Medicine has published a new clinical practice guideline establishing recommendations for the use of behavioral and psychological treatments for chronic insomnia disorder in adults. The guideline includes one strong recommendation — which is one that clinicians [...]

23 09, 2020

Study shows weighted blankets can decrease insomnia severity

2020-11-09T10:49:30-06:00September 23rd, 2020|Featured, Press Releases|

DARIEN, IL – Weighted blankets are a safe and effective intervention in the treatment of insomnia, according to Swedish researchers who found that insomnia patients with psychiatric disorders experienced reduced insomnia severity, improved sleep and less daytime sleepiness when sleeping with a weighted chain [...]

15 05, 2020

AASM invites public comment on the draft guideline for behavioral treatments for chronic insomnia disorder in adults

2020-06-08T08:25:32-05:00May 15th, 2020|Clinical Resources, Patient Information|

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) is inviting public comment on drafts of a clinical practice guideline on the Behavioral and Psychological Treatments for Chronic Insomnia Disorder in Adults and accompanying systematic review. The public comment period is open for 4 weeks [...]

26 03, 2020

Digital treatment for insomnia receives FDA clearance

2020-03-26T22:32:34-05:00March 26th, 2020|Industry|

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared the first prescription-based digital therapeutic for the treatment of chronic insomnia in adults, according to a press release from the product developer, Pear Therapeutics. Somryst, formerly SHUTi, uses cognitive behavioral therapy and data-based sleep restrictions to [...]

7 02, 2020

FDA updates insomnia medication info to include Alzheimer’s study

2020-02-07T16:09:39-06:00February 7th, 2020|Industry|

Merck announced Feb. 3, 2020, that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has updated the prescribing information for Belsomra (suvorexant) to include details about an insomnia study in patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease. Belsomra was first FDA-approved for the treatment of insomnia [...]

13 09, 2019

Insomnia in Children Health Advisory

2019-09-16T19:23:45-05:00September 13th, 2019|

Insomnia in Children Health Advisory Behavioral interventions should be the first treatment option for healthy children who struggle with bedtime resistance or nighttime awakenings. For those who fail to respond, or for children with more complex medical problems, evaluation by a sleep physician [...]

30 11, 2018

Light pollution may cause insomnia in older adults

2019-05-21T14:38:02-05:00November 30th, 2018|Featured, Press Releases|

DARIEN, IL – A new study is the first population-based investigation to report a significant association between artificial, outdoor light exposure at night and insomnia, as indicated by older adults’ use of hypnotic drugs. Results show that increasing nighttime levels of artificial, outdoor light [...]

24 05, 2018

Finding Ways to Improve Access to Insomnia Therapy

2018-05-24T14:40:24-05:00May 24th, 2018|Montage|

Currently practicing at Virginia Mason Medical Center, Dr. Brandon Peters is boardcertified in sleep medicine and neurology. His published research includes studies of sleep ethics, the sleep habits of university students, circadian rhythm disorders in the blind, and parasomnias. With a goal [...]

26 03, 2018

Insomnia eBook Download

2019-08-26T13:00:08-05:00March 26th, 2018|

A must read for any sleep professional Whether you are seasoned in sleep medicine or new to the field, you will gain a better understanding of insomnia by reading this free e-book. Download it today to learn more about one [...]

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