Blog2019-10-04T17:53:30+00:00

Fitbit expands efforts to track your sleep

Smartwatches just aren’t counting steps, they’re also trying to track your sleep. Fitbit, a leading wearable device company, now includes a sleep tracking feature in its Versa 2 smartwatch. It uses sensors, algorithms and intuitive technologies to evaluate the [...]

February 26th, 2020|Industry|

Smartphone screening device for sleep apnea

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued clearance to Resonea for an in-home sleep apnea screening device, according to a July 25, 2019, statement issued by the company. Drowzle is a prescription smartphone-based device that tracks symptoms and [...]

February 25th, 2020|Industry|

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – February 22, 2020

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider keeps members informed about current AASM initiatives and the latest developments in the field of sleep medicine. Time is running out to renew for 2020! Your membership has expired, but it’s [...]

February 21st, 2020|Weekly Insider|

FDA clears disposable home sleep apnea test

An Israeli-based company has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for a new home sleep apnea test, according to a June 6, 2019, announcement from Itamar Medical. The company reports that its WatchPAT One is the [...]

February 18th, 2020|Industry|

FDA approves Wakix for the treatment of narcolepsy

Harmony Biosciences announced Aug. 15, 2019, that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Wakix (pitolisant) for the treatment of excessive daytime sleepiness in adult patients with narcolepsy. Harmony states that Wakix is the only treatment approved for patients [...]

February 17th, 2020|Industry|

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – February 15, 2020

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider keeps members informed about current AASM initiatives and the latest developments in the field of sleep medicine. Time is running out to renew for 2020! Your membership has expired, but it’s [...]

February 14th, 2020|Weekly Insider|

Deep learning model can identify sleep stages

Researchers at the University of Eastern Finland have developed a deep learning model they claim can identify sleep stages as accurately as a sleep physician. The model uses artificial intelligence and neural network architecture to automatically classify sleep stages [...]

February 7th, 2020|Featured, Research|

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – February 8, 2020

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider keeps members informed about current AASM initiatives and the latest developments in the field of sleep medicine. It’s not too late to renew for 2020 Your membership has expired, but it’s [...]

February 7th, 2020|Weekly Insider|

CVS Health aims to make sleep care more accessible

Since acquiring Aetna in 2018, CVS Health has set its sights on expanding its services in the health care market. The combined companies are taking steps to give consumers more control of their care while hoping to make it [...]

February 4th, 2020|Industry|

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – February 1, 2020

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider keeps members informed about current AASM initiatives and the latest developments in the field of sleep medicine. It’s not too late to renew for 2020 Your membership has expired, but it’s [...]

January 31st, 2020|Weekly Insider|

SLEEP 2020 registration now open

SLEEP 2020 registration is now open! The SLEEP conference is about relationships that you build, conversations you can’t have anywhere else, and about continuing to advance the fields of sleep medicine, and sleep and circadian science. You are what [...]

January 28th, 2020|Featured, Professional Development|

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – January 25, 2020

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider keeps members informed about current AASM initiatives and the latest developments in the field of sleep medicine. It’s not too late to renew for 2020 Your membership has expired, but it’s [...]

January 24th, 2020|Weekly Insider|

Introducing the new and improved JCSM website

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine is proud to announce the redesign of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine website! As the official, peer-reviewed journal of the AASM, JCSM is a monthly, online publication featuring original scientific investigations, reviews, [...]

January 17th, 2020|Clinical Resources, Featured|

Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – January 18, 2020

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider keeps members informed about current AASM initiatives and the latest developments in the field of sleep medicine. It’s not too late to renew for 2020 Your membership has expired, but it’s [...]

January 17th, 2020|Weekly Insider|