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2014-04-04 23:32:40

Goal to Lower 80% Incidence of Undiagnosed Sleep Apnea Dublin, GA (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Sleep Apnea Treatment Centers of America (SATCOA) recently expanded to include urgent care centers in partnership with Hillcrest Urgent Care. The company’s goal and mission is to assist in lowering the 80 percent incidence of undiagnosed and untreated individuals suffering with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). This condition is defined by pauses in breathing that can last a few seconds to minutes, and...

2014-03-14 08:27:13

SAN DIEGO, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To coincide with today's World Sleep Day, ResMed (NYSE: RMD), an innovator and pioneer in developing solutions for treating sleep-disordered breathing and other respiratory conditions, highlights its pick for the top five research discoveries about sleep apnea from the past year. Together, they paint an alarming picture: sleep apnea is on the rise and linked to sudden cardiac death, slower recovery from heart attacks, cancer, and high blood...

2014-03-12 23:30:45

Local Company Provides Sleep Apnea Testing and Treatments Houston, TX (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Even as a natural rejuvenator of the human body and spirit, sleep is something that some people—especially those with busy schedules—usually do not give enough importance. But in some cases, not getting enough sleep might not be a voluntary decision. The Centers for Disease Control estimates that over 70 million Americans suffer from chronic sleep problems. Sleep apnea is one of the more...

2014-03-05 23:02:32

National Sleep Awareness Week is March 2-9 Tequesta, FL (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 There is a not-so-silent killer in this country, and most who are vulnerable to it, don't even know. Snoring is more than an annoyance. It's both a symptom and a condition that signals serious, potentially deadly, health problems. Doctors estimate that 9.1% of men and 4% of women have sleep apnea. That translates to 18 - 25 million Americans. Regretfully, as few as 5% have been diagnosed. Snoring...

2014-02-19 08:29:44

DUSSELDORF, Germany, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apex Medical Corporation (APEX, TWSE: 4106) a leading player in the Respiratory Therapy and Pressure Area Care sectors issues the following press release: Apex announced at a press conference held on February 19, 2014 in Dusseldorf, Germany, that it has initiated challenges to four ResMed patents before the EPO and the German Federal Patent Court as well as the German Patent and Trade Mark Office. The ResMed patents being challenged...

2014-02-18 08:32:30

Sleep Apnea cardioVascular Endpoints (SAVE) study examines impact of leading obstructive sleep apnea treatment on cardiovascular disease ANDOVER, Mass., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a major sponsor of the Sleep Apnea cardioVascular Endpoints (SAVE) study, today announced that the study has reached its enrollment goal of 2,500 patients, spread across seven countries and 84 hospitals and medical institutions. Launched in 2008, the multi-center,...

2014-02-13 23:04:51

Studies Show that Aquariums Help Lower Stress and Blood Pressure (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 In partnership to raise heart health awareness in the month of February, The Florida Aquarium and Sleep Apnea Treatment Centers of America(SATCOA) are holding an event. Studies have demonstrated that aquariums help lower stress and blood pressure, which can also affect a person’s sleep. Snoring is a classic sign that a person might have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and when left untreated, this...

2014-01-30 23:03:36

100 Percent of Patients Improved, 73 Percent Cured Tampa, FL (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 There is a relatively new and innovative treatment option available to individuals diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) which is defined by pauses in breathing that can last a few seconds to a few minutes, and occur as little as 5 to greater than 30 times per hour. The treatment is radiofrequency ablation (RFA). “Ten years ago, RFA was performed in a hospital setting,” said Jeffrey L....

Study Finds 'Bubble CPAP' Increases Neonatal Survival Rates
2014-01-30 11:19:07

Rice University The first clinical study of a low-cost neonatal breathing system created by Rice University bioengineering students demonstrated that the device increased the survival rate of newborns with severe respiratory illness from 44 percent to 71 percent. The results, which were published online this week in the open-access journal PLOS ONE, came from a 10-month study of 87 patients at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH) in Blantyre, Malawi. Based on data from the study, it...

2014-01-23 08:22:24

LONDON, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:US Market for Positive Airway Pressure Devices Through 2018 Short DescriptionThis research report provides key market trends, market forecasts and competitive scenario of the positive airway pressure devices (PAP Devices) in the US through 2018.The product categories covered in this report include: -- Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)-- Bilevel Positive Airway Pressure...


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Oxygen Therapy
2013-04-30 10:27:06

Oxygen therapy is known as the administration of oxygen as a medical intervention. It is indicated in patients whose oxygen supply is compromised due to both acute and chronic health conditions and can be administered in many different ways. Oxygen therapy can be administered virtually wherever the patient is. Most commonly, oxygen is delivered to patients in an ambulance, hospital, or doctor’s office. These medical facilities carry oxygen in the form of a compressed gas. It is stored...

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