For many drugs on the path to Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval, the road to the prescription pad runs through “abuse potential assessment.” Few people in the world know more about the topic than Jack E. Henningfield, PhD, professor adjunct of Behavioral Biology in the Department of Behavioral Sciences at the Johns Hopkins University school of Medicine. For JZP-110, … [Read more...] about Abuse Potential for Narcolepsy Drugs? The FDA Wants to Know
A Choice Based on Good Science and Good Health Truck drivers who are suspected of suffering from obstructive sleep apnea should receive a proper diagnosis from a qualified sleep medicine specialist and choices that include science-based, conservative treatment options, including oral appliances, thus allowing drivers to receive life-saving care without losing their livelihoods … [Read more...] about Obstructive Sleep Apnea Can Kill You
Sleep Medicine to Improve Athletic Performance National Football League (NFL) Hall of Famer Michael Haynes is arguably the best athlete that the NFL has ever seen. It’s high praise, considering that the league is filled with elite athletes. As a high school long jumper in 1971, he set a 23’ 5” school record that still stands. During the previous track season, Haynes nearly … [Read more...] about Could the Best Be Even Better with More Sleep?
Robert A. Lebby, M.D. The crossroads of lifestyle and current age range of Millennials present significant sleep challenges to this important population. For Millennials are essentially guinea pigs, the first generation raised entirely on portable technology and social networks, where a 24 hr lifestyle is now the norm. This new lifestyle collides with the normal physiologic … [Read more...] about Sleep in the Electronic Age – Sleep Problems in Millennials
Pro Player Health Alliance is an organization dedicated to helping treat former NFL players who suffer from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). As a result these superstar athletes then become more than just patients, but every day people who publicly support and spread the awareness of OSA at events across the nation. With a combined effort of former NFL greats, local … [Read more...] about Arizona Cardinals Join ASBA, Phoenix Police, and Pro Player Health Alliance For The Worlds Largest Sleep Apnea Awareness Event