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New products, companies aim to put insomnia to bed The market for products to aid the sleep-deprived is growing in China, especially among young people looking to increase the quantity and quality of their slumber. That means more demand for smart mattresses, respirators such as machines that treat obstructive sleep apnea and melatonin, a hormone that can induce sleep. The daily average sleeping time of Chinese people has been in decline, now amounting to 7.06 hours. That"s 1.5 hours less than a decade ago, according to the latest annual sleep report, released in March by the Chinese Academy of Social