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2014-09-03 23:07:57

As awareness of the risks and early warning signs of sleep apnea increase, more patients are expected to seek medical treatment, leading to an increase of patients diagnosed and treated with obstructive sleep apnea, reports iData Research Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 According to a report by iData Research (http://www.idataresearch.com), the leading global authority in medical device market research, the U.S. anesthesia, respiratory and sleep-management device market will...

Sleep Apnea Severity Impacts Risk Of Resistant High Blood Pressure
2014-08-18 03:20:28

American Academy of Sleep Medicine A new study shows a strong association between severe, untreated obstructive sleep apnea and the risk of elevated blood pressure despite the use of high blood pressure medications. The study involved patients who had cardiovascular risk factors or established heart disease and moderate or severe obstructive sleep apnea. Among participants prescribed at least three antihypertensives including a diuretic, resistant elevated blood pressure was more...

2014-08-07 20:24:33

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expert in sleep apnea in Thousand Oaks, Dr. Radfar, now offers consultations for sleep apnea treatments. Sleep apnea affects about 5 percent of women and 7 percent of men, according to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. It is characterized by repetitive episodes of airway obstruction during sleep. Oral appliances are a popular first-line treatment that can help keep the airways open for better sleep. A 20-year study, which was...

2014-08-07 15:33:13

Canadian Medical Association Journal Obstructive sleep apnea and the prevalence and incidence of cancer Obstructive sleep apnea, in which people stop breathing for short periods while sleeping, affects about 5% of Canadian adults aged 45 years or older and can negatively affect health. More than 1 in 5 adult Canadians have risk factors for sleep apnea such as being overweight, being male and having diabetes, chronic nasal congestion or other health conditions. Studies have...

2014-08-04 23:04:02

SleepApneaThousandOaks.com now provides patients with information regarding sleep apnea and available treatments. Thousand Oaks, CA (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 The Thousand Oaks sleep apnea expert at SleepApneaThousandOaks.com now offers comprehensive sleep apnea and treatments. Sleep apnea affects millions of American men, women and children across the country. Unfortunately, many of them are undertreated or not treated at all. Muscles throughout the body relax during sleep. Typically, the...

2014-07-02 08:27:52

COMMACK, N.Y., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It is a great honor for Avery Biomedical Devices, Inc. (ABD) to announce the appointment of the world-renowned Thoracic and Cardiovascular surgeon, Mark E Ginsburg, M.D., to its Board of Directors. Dr. Ginsburg, with over 34 years of experience, is currently practicing at two facilities: NY Presbyterian Hospital and Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center. Dr. Ginsburg has been implanting the Avery Breathing Pacemaker since the late 1980's...

2014-06-26 08:29:05

LOS ANGELES, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sleep Apnea Doctors US is now offering a new way for sleep apnea doctors to find patients. Many cases of sleep apnea go undiagnosed every year, as the signs of sleep apnea are not always obvious to patients. Common symptoms like snoring, frequent awakenings, excessive daytime fatigue, and insomnia do not always raise red flags for sleep apnea, so patients should consult their sleeping partners and a doctor for a professional opinion....

2014-06-19 23:09:55

For a limited time, Sleep Apnea Doctors US is offering sleep apnea doctors a complimentary listing. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Sleep Apnea Doctors US is currently offering a complimentary listing for sleep apnea doctors on their site. An online listing of this nature can help patients easily find sleep apnea doctors that are nearby, allowing them to locate the treatment they need. This site is convenient for both doctors and patients, serving to bring them together for mutual...

sleep apnea may raise risk for diabetes
2014-06-09 04:25:58

Gerard LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study with more than 8,500 Canadian patients revealed a link between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and the onset of diabetes. The study was the largest one of its kind to date and the results confirmed what earlier studies revealed with smaller and shorter follow-up periods. “Our study, with a larger sample size and a median follow-up of 67 months was able to address some of the limitations of earlier studies on the...

2014-05-19 14:53:25

American Thoracic Society Clinically important sleep apnea is common among survivors of acute respiratory failure, according to a new study presented at the 2014 American Thoracic Society International Conference. "Insomnia is a frequent complaint among survivors of critical illness," said Dr. Elizabeth Parsons, MD, MSc, of the Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine at the University of Washington in Seattle. "We examined a small cohort of survivors of acute respiratory...


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