Idorsia is a biotech start-up like no other, founded in 2017 by a husband-and-wife physician team, Jean-Paul and Martine Clozel. Idorsia set its sights on one of the most prevalent sleep disorders, insomnia, estimated to impact 25 million US adults ,, because Idorsia saw insomnia and its consequences were not prioritized by the general public or medical community.
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Sleep Health Journal Article Highlights Disparity in Treatment of Insomnia in Minority Patients
New research findings published in the National Sleep Foundation’s (NSF) Sleep Health Journal show patients belonging to racial minority groups are less likely to be prescribed an insomnia medication than white patients, after accounting for sociodemographic and clinical factors.
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National Sleep Foundation Highlights Racial Discrimination as a Component of Insomnia Severity
Research released in the Sleep Health Journal describes how racial discrimination is a contributor to worsened insomnia severity among people of color with insomnia.
Not Sleeping Well? It Might Be Time to See a Healthcare Provider
Something more serious might be keeping you from the sleep you need. While a few restless nights may not be a big deal, getting consistently poor sleep can really[…]
Sleep by the Numbers
Interesting Sleep Facts and Statistics (2021) that We Can Learn From Sleep is an essential part of your body’s mental and physical wellness. However, it’s easy to forget how important[…]
Understanding Circadian Rhythms
What is a Circadian Rhythm? How do circadian rhythms work, and how do they affect sleep? Circadian rhythms are driven by your body’s internal master clock—it controls things like[…]
National Sleep Foundation Highlights New Evidence for Screen Time Usage and Poor Sleep
Contact: NSF Communications 703-243-1753 firstname.lastname@example.org National Sleep Foundation Highlights New Evidence for Screen Time Usage and Poor Sleep Washington, D.C. (December 1, 2020): Featured in the December issue[…]
The Link Between Nutrition and Sleep
There’s a connection between nutrition and sleep. Learn how your food choices and your meal timing can make a difference.
Am I Getting Enough Sleep?
Is it bad if you only log four, five, or six hours of sleep a night? Watch out for these signs that you need more sleep. Some people claim[…]
What is REM Sleep?
You may have heard the term, but do you know what it means? Understanding the importance of REM helps explain why a solid night’s sleep is so important. Most[…]
National Sleep Foundation Announces Board of Directors
Richard K. Bogan, MD, will continue his role as Chair of the National Sleep Foundation board of directors in FY21.