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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...

2014-01-07 00:20:28

Cost Shift and Uncertainty BOSTON, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Health insurance is a fast changing landscape in the United States with the implementation of ObamaCare, also known as The Affordable Health Care Act. Health insurance companies are doing something called cost shifting where the cost of care gets shifted onto the patients. For people who suffer with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), this is can be a costly shift. (Photo:...

2013-12-24 23:20:08

Manufacturer and distributer of professional quality health care products, Core Products International, Inc. announces four tips for sleep apnea prevention. Osceola, WI (PRWEB) December 24, 2013 Core Products International, experts in continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) products, provide four top tips for those living with sleep apnea. Recognized as a serious disorder, sleep apnea occurs when a person’s breathing is interrupted during sleep. A person with untreated sleep apnea...

Golfers With Sleep Apnea Find Their Performance Improves With CPAP Therapy
2013-12-14 05:15:43

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For middle-aged men with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a new study shows that treatment with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy will improve their golf performance. The study findings, published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, reveal that up to six months of treatment with CPAP therapy was associated with significant improvements in self-reported excessive daytime sleepiness and sleep-related quality of...

2013-12-11 11:47:37

Among patients with obstructive sleep apnea and hypertension that requires 3 or more medications to control, continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment for 12 weeks resulted in a decrease in 24-hour average and diastolic blood pressure and an improvement in the nocturnal blood pressure pattern, compared to patients who did not receive CPAP, according to a study appearing in the December 11issue of JAMA. "Systemic hypertension is one of the most treatable cardiovascular risk...

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...

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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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