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2013-01-28 16:24:52

CHICAGO, Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Physical wellbeing is not the only thing impaired by disrupted sleep patterns. While we've all experienced a sluggish day after a poor night's sleep, adults with untreated obstructive sleep apnea can jeopardize much more than a productive day at the office. Drowsy, fatigued drivers have reduced reaction times and decision-making skills, posing a significant risk to themselves and others on the road. Dr. Brian Rotskoff of Clarity Allergy Center tests for...

2013-01-22 23:01:22

Dr. William Gielincki of Jacksonville Center for Prosthodontics recently introduced a new treatment plan for patients who suffer from sleep apnea. The TAP3 sleep apnea devices that are custom fitted by Dr. William Gielincki help patients with sleep apnea finally get a restful, comfortable sleep routine without the need of cumbersome machines or surgery. Jacksonville FL (PRWEB) January 22, 2013 Dr. William Gielincki of Jacksonville Center for Prosthodontics recently introduced a new...

2013-01-13 17:02:59

Sleep Group Solutions, a leading dental continuing education company, opens 30,000 square foot facility including an education center and a demonstration room in Hollywood, Florida. (PRWEB) January 12, 2013 Dentists across the country are participating in dental continuing education courses, which teach dental professionals how to screen and treat snoring and sleep apnea, through Oral Appliance Therapy (OAT).  With such a high demand for quality sleep courses, Sleep Group...

2013-01-08 08:31:05

MILLBRAE, Calif., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Sherry P. Tsai, DDS, and the Bay Area Sleep Apnea Oral Appliance Center have achieved a professional milestone - program accreditation from the AADSM. Accreditation means that the center has passed the most rigorous standards in terms of Proficiency, Practice and Professionalism. Furthermore, AADSM accreditation instills confidence in patients, other medical professionals and reimbursement decision makers. With this achievement, the Bay Area...

2012-12-06 12:28:23

BRONX, N.Y., Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Children with sleep-related breathing problems (such as snoring or apnea) frequently have concurrent behavioral sleep problems (such as waking repeatedly) -- and vice versa, according to research led by a scientist at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. However, children with one type of sleep problem are not routinely evaluated and treated for the other. The findings suggest that pediatricians, respiratory...

2012-10-26 04:00:19

PCCSNOVA is celebrating Respiratory Care week October 21st - 27th. To help celebrate we are please to honor our Respiratory Therapist, Kelly Brown, B.S., R.R.T. who joined our team August 2012. Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) October 25, 2012 Kelley Brown, B.S., R.R.T. joined Pulmonary and Critical Care Specialists of Northern Virginia, P.C. in August 2012. Kelley brings a wealth of information complimentary to our pulmonary practice. A diagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea coupled with the use of a...

2012-10-25 07:32:51

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ventus Medical is making its newly introduced Theravent Snore Therapy available in a free* 14-night trial for the 45 million people in the US who snore. Theravent is an ideal solution for snorers who do not have obstructive sleep apnea, but whose snoring reduces their sleep quality and that of their bed partner. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120808/SF54028) (Logo:...

2012-10-20 04:02:38

318 Pages Sleep Apnea Devices Market Research Report categorizes the global market into Diagnostic Devices and Therapeutic Devices. (PRWEB) October 19, 2012 The “Sleep Apnea Diagnostic & Therapeutic Devices Market [Polysomnographs, Respiratory Polygraphs, Pulse Oximeters, CPAP, Masks, Adaptive Servo-Ventilation (ASV), Oral Appliances, Nasal EPAP, Neurostimulation] Global End-user Analysis, Competitive Landscape & Forecast to 2017” analyzes and studies the major market...

2012-10-20 04:01:03

The National Drowning Prevention Alliance (NDPA) announced the formation of an International Breath Hold Blackout Task Force for the purpose of defining the physiology and safety of breath hold and how it relates to the loss of consciousness in breath-hold swimmers and divers. (One issue is that it is commonly referred to as “Shallow Water Blackout”). Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) October 19, 2012 The primary objectives of the task force will be to define the terminology...

2012-10-19 04:00:52

Many people affected with sleep apnea are unaware they have it. Because sleep apnea can lead to many health complications and a premature death, Dr. Dan Naim of the Los Angeles Sleep Study Institute recommends that people educate themselves about risk factors. A new study published by The Journal of the American Medical Association found that treating sleep apnea can also lower the risk of other medical ailments, such as hypertension. Those who are at high risk for the sleep disorder should...