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2013-08-07 23:02:09

Panama City area dental practice, Emerald Coast Dental Sleep Medicine, is providing treatment for children with sleep apnea. New findings by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine link sleep apnea to some serious health issues. Panama City Beach, FL (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 According to a May 11 post on the American Academy of Pediatrics website, sleep apnea is a common problem that affects an estimated two percent of all children, including many who are undiagnosed. Read more:...

2013-08-01 23:22:13

Herald Square Dental offers relief from Obstructive Sleep Apnea with the help of the new Somnodent Sleep Apnea Appliance. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 Herald Square Dental is now offering relief from Obstructive Sleep Apnea with the help of Somnodent Sleep Apnea Appliance. Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is a common disorder that can become very serious, increasing chances of high blood pressure, heart attack, diabetes and stroke. Some of the symptoms of OSA include: Feeling...

2013-07-02 23:22:55

Recent research finds that sleep apnea (which is more prevalent with obese individuals) increases risk of cardiac death, suggesting that weight loss supplements like Liproxenol, which was developed by Liproxenol Pharmaceuticals, may help increase a person’s life span. Sydney, Australia (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 Overweight individuals run the risk of developing many other life threatening conditions, such as sleep apnea. A new study reveals that this slumber-related condition is extremely...

2013-06-20 23:27:04

Although as many as 25 percent of patients undergoing surgery suffer from sleep apnea, few hospitals have policies to help manage the risks of this condition during surgery, and there is little evidence to help guide anesthesiologists and surgeons caring for these patients. In a new editorial in the New England Journal of Medicine, Stavros Memtsoudis, M.D., Ph.D., director of Critical Care Services at Hospital for Special Surgery, New York City, calls for a new research initiative to identify...

Sudden Cardiac Death Risk Greater In People With Obstructive Sleep Apnea
2013-06-12 07:08:22

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Prolonged obstructive sleep apnea has been found to cause a number of other health-related problems, such as hypertension and liver function impairment. More recently, sleep apnea has also been associated with asthma and Alzheimer´s disease. A new study in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) is now reporting that a moderate case of obstructive sleep apnea can significantly increase a person´s risk of...

2013-06-03 13:33:15

The criteria used to diagnose both circulatory and brain death in a patient are subject to variability and as such can be controversial. Anaesthesiologists play an important role in procedures related to the determination of death, so should have specific knowledge about medical, ethical and legal criteria of brain death definition. Experts will call for international consensus in a presentation at Euroanaesthesia 2013, the annual congress of the European Society of Anaesthesiology (ESA)....

2013-05-29 23:30:35

BRAEBON Medical Corporation announced today that it has made available in North America its DentiTrac® system for oral appliance compliance measurement. (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 The DentiTrac® system has been developed by BRAEBON during the past few years. It is a micro-recorder and web portal combination which defines the new gold standard for measurement of oral appliance wearing time for the treatment of sleep apnea. DentiTrac® is an integrated personal micro-recorder embedded...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.