Category: In the News

THRIV Welcomes Second Class of Scholars (University of Virginia School of Medicine)

The Translational Health Research Institute of Virginia(THRIV) began in January 2017 to promote excellence in clinical and translational research across UVA. One of its first major milestones was to create a…

An End to Insomnia…and All You Need Is Wi-Fi (BottomLineInc)

With so much self-help available online for free, it can be hard to know when paying for a program makes sense. But the effectiveness of Internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy for…

Sleep Solutions Series Part 2 (ABC News)

GADGETS TO IMPROVE YOUR SLEEP: Diane Macedo shows off some products that have helped her get the best sleep of her life! It’s the second installment of our three part Sleep Solutions…

App Developed at UVA Improving HIV Care, Study Finds (NBC29)

Researchers at the University of Virginia Health System say an app designed to help those with HIV manage their illness is leading to healthier patients. PositiveLinks debuted in 2013 to…

UVA School of Medicine 2017 Endowed Chair Electees

At UVA School of Medicine, endowed professorships are reserved for the most distinguished of our faculty. Please join us in congratulating the below faculty for their election in 2017 to…

BU researcher studying ways to reduce health disparities for black women dealing with insomnia (EurekAlert!)

(Boston) -- Black women are among those most likely to have insomnia, according to Lynn Rosenberg, ScD, associate director of Boston University's Slone Epidemiology Center and a principal investigator of…

This Is the Single Best Cure for Insomnia That No One Is Talking About (Vogue)

In the frenzied, never-ending search for more sleep, you can’t say people aren’t getting creative. There are beanie-like sleep caps that claim to bring down brain activity, magnetized pillows to…

How Tech is Changing the Way We Deal With Insomnia (Paste Magazine)

How you’d sleep last night? There’s a hefty chance it was not so good. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one-third of the American public is suffering…

SHUTi: A New Insomnia Treatment Via the Internet (Psychology Today)

For some people, bedtime is the most stressful time of the day. Rather than looking forward to restful slumber, they’re wondering if they’ll fall asleep at all, or what time…

Online Insomnia Therapy: A Dream Come True for Some Patients (Scientific American)

Web-based therapy for insomnia is an effective option that could reach “previously unimaginable numbers of people,” researchers suggest. Although cognitive behavior therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) is the first-line treatment for…