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2013-01-08 08:31:05

MILLBRAE, Calif., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Sherry P. Tsai, DDS, and the Bay Area Sleep Apnea Oral Appliance Center have achieved a professional milestone - program accreditation from the AADSM. Accreditation means that the center has passed the most rigorous standards in terms of Proficiency, Practice and Professionalism. Furthermore, AADSM accreditation instills confidence in patients, other medical professionals and reimbursement decision makers. With this achievement, the Bay Area...

2012-12-27 05:03:37

A new alternative treatment called Provent Sleep Therapy is out. We take a look at what it is, and how it works. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) December 26, 2012 Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is a common sleep disorder suffered by millions of Americans, and shockingly 3 of 4 sufferers go undiagnosed. OSA constitutes the blocking of the airflow to the respiratory system for periods of time causing the sufferer loss of sleep and overall health. When treating OSA the bulk of physicians will recommend...

2012-12-19 05:03:54

Without proper equipment sanitization CPAP can cause infection, irritation, and congestion. Uxbridge, MA (PRWEB) December 18, 2012 Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) can cause many negative effects for the end-user. The air pressure from the CPAP tends to dry out the sinuses, which causes irritation and congestion thus increasing mucous production. This can lead to obstructed breathing and make the end-user feel as if they have a head cold. Additionally, sinus infections can...

2012-12-12 15:37:57

For individuals with obstructive sleep apnea traveling to higher altitudes (which may exacerbate symptoms), use of a combination therapy resulted in improvement in symptoms including reduced insomnia and better control of sleep apnea, according to a preliminary study published in the December 12 issue of JAMA. As travel to the mountains for professional and recreational activities is increasingly popular, involving millions of persons worldwide, the estimated number of patients with...

2012-12-11 08:26:37

FRANKLIN, Tenn., Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sleep Nation, Inc., a national provider of continuous positive airway pressure equipment (CPAP), today announced the purchases of the CPAP business of five durable medical equipment (DME) providers. Sleep Nation, through its wholly owned subsidiary, CPAP Care Club, is executing on the opportunity to grow in the expanding sleep apnea market through acquisitions. "These acquisitions will greatly increase our ability to service thousands of more...

2012-11-28 08:29:41

WARRINGTON, Pa., Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: DSCO) today announced it will present both SURFAXIN(®) and AFECTAIR(®) data at the 2012 Hot Topics in Neonatology Annual Meeting being held December 3-4 in Washington D.C. Hot Topics in Neonatology is an internationally recognized medical meeting dedicated to advancing the practice of neonatology. Earlier this year, SURFAXIN became the first Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved synthetic,...

2012-09-11 02:28:58

BEIJING, Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dehaier Medical Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: DHRM) ("Dehaier"), an emerging leader in the development, assembly, marketing and sale of medical devices and homecare medical products in China, today announced that it has obtained State Food and Drug Administration approval for DHR-CPAP-C5, one of Dehaier's major proprietary homecare medical devices. The period of validity for the SFDA approval is four years. (Logo:...

2012-08-27 11:19:45

People who drive commercial vehicles, such as buses, taxis, trucks and airplanes, could be incorrectly reporting their symptoms of sleep apnea due to their fears of endangering their employment, according to a new study. The research will be presented on 1 September 2012 at the European Respiratory Society's (ERS) Annual Congress in Vienna. All the abstracts from the ERS Congress will be publicly available online today (26 August 2012). People with the sleep apnea suffer frequent...

April 18: Sleep Apnea Awareness Day
2012-04-18 03:58:25

Connie K. Ho for Redorbit.com 18 million. That´s the number of people, and counting, who are believed to have sleep apnea. What´s most shocking is that three-quarters of them don´t even know that they have the disorder. To bring awareness to sleep apnea, the American Apnea Sleep Association (ASAA) has made April 18 Sleep Apnea Awareness Day. Sleep apnea is a chronic disease where the person´s tongue and soft palate fall against the back of the throat, making it...

2010-09-16 13:03:00

DALLAS, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- LIG Assets, Inc. (LIG) (Pink Sheets: LIGA), a Dallas-based investment company, today began distributing and marketing a new cleaner and disinfectant for the masks of CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) machines, which provide breathing therapy primarily for patients suffering from sleep apnea. The unique CPAP mask cleaner/disinfectant, called Simple Step, was developed by Jones Products Company, LLC, which is 51% owned by LIG Assets, Inc. Simple...


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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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