The Sleep Scientists Embarking on Jet Lag Studies – Sleep Review

  Jet lag disorder treatment could also lead to more therapies for other circadian rhythm sleep disorders. By Lisa Spear When Australian sleep scientist Leon Lack, PhD, travels to Europe for conferences, he sometimes wears glasses on the plane—but not the kind that improve vision. Lack’s glasses shine tiny blue-green lights up toward his eyes. […]

Higher Crash Rate for Truck Drivers with Untreated Sleep Apnea

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), reports over 28 percent of truck drivers sleep apnea. FMCSA explains that drivers with mild sleep apnea are still qualified for truck driving jobs. However, they recommend seeking medical attention with a medical examiner to determine a truck driver’s fitness to operate a motor vehicle. Truck Drivers Sleep […]