You may have noticed that the Sleep Well is rather outdated in areas. For the updated and maintained version of this site, please visit End-Your-Sleep-Deprivation.com, a site brought to you by Dr. Dement's Stanford Sleep and Dreams course aimed at improving sleep health through an entertaining and interactive sleep education.
- www.SleepQuest.com is an exciting new sleep apnea website affiliated with Dr. Dement.
The SleepQuest goal is to provide you with a powerful resource and help you acquire knowledge about the vast field of sleep medicine.
The SleepQuest Web Site features the 'Best Guide to Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)', the latest news in sleep research, an audio file of what OSA sounds like, a sleep forum plus much more. Dr. William Dement is SleepQuest's Chief Scientific Advisor. You can read his monthly column, Ask the doctor a question and in the future there will be chats with Dr. Dement. (10/10/00)
- There are over 600 abstracts from the 13th Annual APSS Meeting (held this year in Orlando, FL) that are now available for browsing with author, category, title or keyword search capabilities. (10/18/99)
- The Sleep Well has been chosen as HMS Beagle's "Web Pick of the Day", and will be featured on their home page within the next few days with a link to our site. Our site will then be listed on Beagle's "Favorite Web Sites" page for 30 days, as well as permanently catalogued in BioMedLink (http://biomedlink.com), their comprehensive, evaluated database of biological and medical websites.
HMS Beagle is a biweekly webzine for biological and medical researchers, with a daily digest of the highest-quality Web resources and published material. They were recently selected as one of Yahoo's top 32 "incredibly useful" Web sites, and have more than 100,000 visits to every issue. At least a thousand readers check their daily updates each day. (9/13/99)
- The September issue of Reader's Digest contains a condensed article about "The Promise of Sleep," by Dr. William Dement. The Reader's Digest article is titled " Getting Enough Sleep? Dream On. Are you sleep deprived? " (9/1/99)
- Stanford Researchers Nab Narcolepsy Gene For Sleep Disorders (8/5/99)
- Always Tired: Sleep Apnea and Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Chronic tiredness and/or snoring may be symptoms of sleep apnea was presented by The Health Library and Stanford Sleep Clinic on Tuesday, August 10, 1999 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm in Fairchild Auditorium at Stanford University Medical Center.
The speaker was Clete Kushida, MD, Clinical Instructor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine will discuss diagnosis and new treatment options for this sleep disorder.
- Attention Insomniacs: Stanford group therapy program aims to put insomniacs to sleep. The Stanford Sleep Disorders Clinic has launched the first group therapy program for insomnia in the U.S.A. (7/14/99)
- Paul Rubin of the Phoenix New Times, did a follow-up story about the Falater sleepwalking case, Jury Gives Scott Falater a Wake-Up Call. (7/1/99) See below for more stories. (Link updated 5/20/00)
- The13th Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies was held in Orlando, Florida, June 19 - 24th. There are abstracts are available to read from the meeting. A symposium on Pharmacological Therapies for Narcolepsy, Excessive Daytime Sleepiness and Related Problems was presented in Orlando, FL, June 22, 1999 from 6 pm to 7:30 pm in conjunction with the 13th Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies. (6/18/99)
- The murder trial of Scott Falater of Phoenix, Arizona, accused of stabbing his wife 44 times and drowning her while sleepwalking is now over. He was found guilty of first degree murder on Friday, June 25, 1999. If you would like to read about it, Paul Rubin of the Phoenix New Times did a story, A Killer Sleep Disorder on the case. (6/15/99) (link updated 5/20/00)
- Campus Viewpoint: Don't drive drowsy, it could save your life - Stanford Daily (4/20/99)
- 'Sleep' Prof. Dement publishes new book - Stanford Daily (4/9/99)
- The National Sleep Foundation has released the results of the 1999 Omnibus Sleep in America Poll (3/24/99)
- Announcing the release of the powerful new book by William C. Dement, The Promise of Sleep: A pioneer in sleep medicine explores the vital connection between health, happiness, and a good night's sleep. Order your copy from Amazon.com ( March 1999)
- Visit the Stanford Primary Care Sleep Education Project Web Site. The objective is to introduce the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders into the mainstream of health care in Walla Walla, Washington; Moscow, Idaho; and other communities, and to make healthier sleep a possibility for everyone. (9/8/98)
- Get the latest edition (1996) of William C. Dement's fascinating book, "THE SLEEPWATCHERS!"-- It is also listed in the Book Well section!
- MEDIA EVENTS-- Check here often for upcoming and past sleep related programs - lectures, television or radio; recent magazine, newspaper articles and online events.
- Take a look at the What's New in Sleep Archives for anything previously listed on this page.
Please note: Please contact SleepQuest with any sleep related questions.
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