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AASM president-elect explains why young physicians should “Choose Sleep”

In a special Life & Career Q&A for AMA Wire, AASM President-Elect Dr. Ilene Rosen describes for young physicians both the realities and the unique benefits of specializing in sleep medicine. AASM president-elect explains why young physicians should “Choose Sleep” Source: Sleep Study News

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Parents perceive melatonin to be effective in alleviating their child’s sleep disturbance

A new study in the October 15 issue of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine reports parents of children with neurodevelopmental disorders perceived melatonin to be effective both in alleviating their child’s sleep disturbance and in improving their behavior, as well as restoring family functioning. Parents perceive melatonin to be effective in alleviating their child’s […]

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Rotigotine may be an effective treatment for REM Sleep Behavior Disorder in Parkinson Disease

Rotigotine may improve the frequency and severity of abnormal motor behaviors, and improve the quality of sleep, in patients with REM Sleep Behavior Disorder (RBD) and Parkinson Disease (PD), states a new study in the October 15 issue of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. Rotigotine may be an effective treatment for REM Sleep Behavior […]

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ACGME requests comments on proposed changes to resident work hour limits

The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) is inviting comments on proposed revisions to Section VI of the Common Program Requirements, which includes proposed changes to resident work hour limits. ACGME requests comments on proposed changes to resident work hour limits Source: Sleep Study News

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Register for free MACRA webinar on November 29

Registration is now open for a free hour-long webinar on Tuesday November 29 at 7 p.m. Eastern (6 p.m. Central, 4 p.m. Pacific) about the implementation of the Quality Payment Program portion of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA). Register for free MACRA webinar on November 29 Source: Sleep Study News