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2011-08-12 06:53:03

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- There may be a new treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) on the horizon. Researchers have received approval from the FDA to begin a clinical trial to evaluate an investigational device known as the Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation (HGNS) System. According to the World Health Organization, about 100 million people worldwide suffer from OSA. It happens because of a blockage of breathing during sleep, which can deprive patients of deep sleep and lead to a variety of...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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