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2013-11-21 08:28:12

New Amara gel cushion offers simplicity, exceptional seal and comfort in a full face mask MURRYSVILLE, Pa., Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Philips Respironics, a unit of Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) and a pioneer in science-based sleep solutions, brings a new comfort option to its best-selling, most comfortable full face mask that fits most patients. The Amara gel cushion option is part of a groundbreaking series of new masks and services that are setting a new standard for...

2013-11-19 08:29:27

BOSTON, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, November 21, 2013 Human Design Medical, LLC (HDM) will release the most versatile cpap device ever. The Z1 is a new innovative cpap device that is significantly lighter, smaller, quieter and more integrated than other cpap machines and is changing the rules of design, portability and user experience in the cpap industry. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131119/PH19425-a) (Photo:...

2013-11-12 23:04:39

Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) is often the first recommendation a doctor will give when an individual is diagnosed with Obstructive Sleep Apnea, but the unique habits and lifestyles of some people necessarily mean that not everyone can tolerate or even benefit from such a therapy. The specialists at Sleep Apnea Surgicure have put together a list of those for whom CPAP may not be feasible and provided tips on what can be sought in its stead. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) November...

2013-11-06 00:20:12

Our culture promotes a lifestyle that is sedentary and is high in calories which has come back to attack our bodies when it comes to diabetes. BOSTON, Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Almost 26 million children and adults in the USA have diabetes and 79 million have pre-diabetes. On October 7, 2013, Tom Hanks revealed that he has type 2 diabetes on the Late Show with David Letterman. Hanks, 57, says he has been battling high blood sugar numbers since he was in his...

2013-10-17 23:22:25

For many who suffer from Obstructive Sleep Apnea, doctors will prescribe a method of treatment known as Continuous Positive Airway Pressure therapy, or CPAP. But many people are unable to sleep when using these CPAP machines, and the specialists at Sleep Apnea Surgicure want such persons to know that they’re not alone in their complaints. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 Numerous American citizens who struggle to secure a restful night of sleep will come in to a specialist to...

2013-09-30 08:30:21

THN2 Study Will Expand the Clinical Evidence for this Innovative Neurostimulation Therapy for Moderate to Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea. SAN DIEGO and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ImThera Medical, Inc. a privately held global medical device company, today announced that the final patient has been implanted in its THN2 (Targeted Hypoglossal Neurostimulation #2) study. The THN2 Study is an international, prospective multi-center study that will...

2013-09-26 16:26:19

ROSEMONT, Ill., Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Surgical treatment may be a primary option for select obstructive sleep apnea patients who have airway narrowing and anatomy that is surgically correctable, and patients for whom nonsurgical therapies, including continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy, are inadequate or not tolerated, according to "Evaluation and Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea - Overview," a position paper published by the American Association...

2013-09-24 23:25:45

Earlier this week, lawmakers introduced a bill that would require the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to go through the formal rule-making process if they want to establish guidelines geared toward sleep apnea among commercial drivers. Sleep Apnea Surgicure is urging such drivers not to wait until the process is finished to seek help. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Sleep apnea is a very real threat along the nation’s highways. In a bid to respond to the...

2013-09-24 10:20:19

ACP recommends weight loss and CPAP as initial therapy for treatment People diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) should lose weight and use continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) as initial therapy, according to new recommendations from the American College of Physicians (ACP) published today in Annals of Internal Medicine, ACP's flagship journal. More than 18 million American adults have sleep apnea, which increases the risk of high blood pressure, heart attack, stroke,...

Sleep Apnea Patients Need Their Beauty Sleep
2013-09-14 04:35:17

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Telling someone that you need your beauty sleep may not be just an expression anymore, as new research demonstrates that sleep apnea patients appear to be more attractive – as well as more alert and youthful – after receiving two months of treatment for the disorder. Writing in the September 15 edition of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, Dr. Ronald Chervin of the University of Michigan Health System and colleagues...


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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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