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View Resource National Center on Sleep Disorders Research

Unveiled on January 18 by the National Institute of Health's (NIH) National Center on Sleep Disorders Research (NCSDR), this site offers information on sleep disorders and related resources for both the general public and the scientific community. Patient and public information includes fact sheets, HealthBeat Radio News audio clips, public service announcements, an interactive quiz, and related...

https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/about/org/ncsdr/
View Resource Sleep Disorders

For something as critical to our well being as good sleep, human beings suffer from an amazing number of sleeping disorders. The following Web sites explore just a few of these disorders, starting with a brief introduction to the normal stages of sleep from the Sleep Disorders Center of Central Texas (1). Next, the University of Waterloo offers a fascinating look at sleep paralysis, which many...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/ls/2003/0307
View Resource NIH Curriculum Supplement Series: Sleep, Sleep Disorders, and Biological Rhythms

Sleep, Sleep Disorders, and Biological Rhythms is a curriculum unit (for grades nine through twelve) offered through the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Curriculum Supplement Series. This unit was developed collaboratively by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) and other groups as "a creative inquiry-based instruction program designed to promote active learning and stimulate...

https://science.education.nih.gov/supplements/nih3/sleep/gui...
View Resource Stanford University School of Medicine: Center for Narcolepsy

Scientific studies of sleep patterns and behaviors have been around for decades, and the Stanford University Sleep Clinic was the first medical clinic established to examine sleep disorders. Since its founding, it has given rise to the Stanford Center for Narcolepsy. For visitors looking for information about their research and this illness, their website provides ample material. First-time...

http://med.stanford.edu/psychiatry.html
View Resource Scientists gather in Seattle to discuss the science of sleep

Turn off the TV; it's time for bed http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/booster_shots/2009/06/turn-off-the-tv-its-time-for-bed.html Obstructive Sleep Apnea Prevalent in Nonobese Patients http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/06/090609072723.htm American Academy of Sleep Medicine http://www.aasmnet.org/ Brain Basics: Understanding...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2009/0612
View Resource Healthy Sleep

Who doesn't love a good night's sleep? The Division of Sleep Medicine at Harvard and WGBH have collaborated to produce the Healthy Sleep website to help "illuminate the relevance of sleep, explain the underlying science of sleep, and, most importantly, provide practical information for getting the sleep you need." Visitors interested in getting the sleep they need will find the many videos and...

http://healthysleep.med.harvard.edu/healthy/
View Resource National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Screenshot

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute has crafted this excellent collection of materials for health care professionals. The materials are divided into a dozen sections, including Lung Information, Sleep Information, Interactive Tools and Resources, and Continuing Education Opportunities. The Interactive Tools and Resources area is a gem, as it includes applications for mobile devices such...

https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health-pro