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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...

2014-01-16 12:31:19

LONDON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: North America Respiratory Devices Market Growth and Forecast To 2018 Short Description The Market Intelligence report provides critical market data for respiratory devices and its product categories for the North American region and its countries; Canada and the US. The data includes market size in terms of value and volume; average selling price for each product type, growth trends...

2014-01-16 12:31:16

LONDON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Europe Respiratory Devices Market Opportunity and Growth Trends Forecast Till 2018 Short Description The Market Intelligence report provides critical market data for respiratory devices and its product categories for the European region and its countries; France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK. The data includes market size in terms of value and volume; average selling price for...

2014-01-16 12:30:57

LONDON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: US Respiratory Devices Market Report, 2005 - 2018 Short Description The Market Intelligence report provides critical market data for US respiratory devices market and its product categories. The data includes market size in terms of value and volume; average selling price for each product type, growth trends and market shares of companies at sector and category level. It's vital...

New Device Can Reduce Sleep Apnea Episodes By 70 Percent
2014-01-09 09:51:22

[ Watch The Video: Inspire Upper Airway Stimulation Therapy Video ] University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences Implantation of a sleep apnea device called Inspire® Upper Airway Stimulation (UAS) therapy can lead to significant improvements for patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), according to a study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine. After one year, patients using the device had an approximately 70 percent reduction in sleep apnea severity,...

2014-01-08 16:25:46

UH Case Medical Center one of U.S. and European clinical trial sites showing marked improvements for sleep apnea sufferers CLEVELAND, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Results published in a new study in the Jan. 9 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine report that mild electronic stimulation therapy to the upper airway during sleep is effective in reducing obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). In the Stimulation Therapy for Apnea Reduction (The STAR Trial) study, researchers tested an...


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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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