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sleep apnea guidelines
2014-08-06 03:30:57

American College of Physicians ACP’s new evidence-based guideline recommends sleep study for individuals with unexplained daytime sleepiness Doctors should assess the risk factors for and the symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in patients with unexplained daytime sleepiness, according to a new evidence-based clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians (ACP) published this week in Annals of Internal Medicine, ACP’s flagship journal. “Obstructive...

2014-06-12 12:29:46

Brigham and Women's Hospital Findings have clinical implications for the 18 million Americans who have obstructive sleep apnea in the United States Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP), the most widely prescribed therapy for treatment of obstructive sleep apnea, resulted in significantly lower blood pressure compared to either nocturnal supplemental oxygen or an educational control treatment, according to a new study from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH). The study is...

sleep apnea may raise risk for diabetes
2014-06-09 04:25:58

Gerard LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study with more than 8,500 Canadian patients revealed a link between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and the onset of diabetes. The study was the largest one of its kind to date and the results confirmed what earlier studies revealed with smaller and shorter follow-up periods. “Our study, with a larger sample size and a median follow-up of 67 months was able to address some of the limitations of earlier studies on the...

2014-05-19 14:53:25

American Thoracic Society Clinically important sleep apnea is common among survivors of acute respiratory failure, according to a new study presented at the 2014 American Thoracic Society International Conference. "Insomnia is a frequent complaint among survivors of critical illness," said Dr. Elizabeth Parsons, MD, MSc, of the Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine at the University of Washington in Seattle. "We examined a small cohort of survivors of acute respiratory...

2014-04-22 23:06:51

Dental Sleep Medicine education company, Sleep Group Solutions, provide Dental education on implementing a sleep protocol, via two day programs involving Sleep Apnea signs and symptoms, including acid reflux, obesity, and large neck size correlations. Upcoming CE lectures include Providence, New Orleans, and San Diego. Ft. Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 According to the National Sleep Foundation, more than 18 million American adults have sleep apnea. Signs and symptoms of...

2014-03-14 08:27:13

SAN DIEGO, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To coincide with today's World Sleep Day, ResMed (NYSE: RMD), an innovator and pioneer in developing solutions for treating sleep-disordered breathing and other respiratory conditions, highlights its pick for the top five research discoveries about sleep apnea from the past year. Together, they paint an alarming picture: sleep apnea is on the rise and linked to sudden cardiac death, slower recovery from heart attacks, cancer, and high blood...

2014-03-12 08:29:57

THE REMEDE SYSTEM RECOGNIZED AS 2014 BEST INNOVATION AT CRT CONFERENCE MINNEAPOLIS, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Respicardia(®), Inc., a developer of implantable therapies to improve respiratory and cardiovascular health, announced that it has been awarded the Best Innovation of 2014 from Cardiovascular Research Technologies (CRT) and CV Pipeline for the remed?(®) System, the first and only implantable device for the treatment of central sleep apnea....

2014-02-07 23:24:03

Dr. Shreedevi Thulasidas DDS, BDS, FAGD, MS (Dr. Devi) of Smile Design Specialists is now helping patients who suffer from sleep apnea. Dr. Devi can help patients with initial evaluation, home sleep study and designing an FDA approved dental device to treat sleep apnea. North Scottsdale, Cave Creek, Carefree Arizona (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 Dr. Shreedevi Thulasidas (Dr.Devi) a prosthodontist who serves North Scottsdale, Cave Creek, Carefree area, can do the screening for sleep apnea and...

2014-02-05 11:23:42

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) generally is associated with increased risk for cardiovascular (CV) disease. OSA is usually measured using the apnea-hypopnea index (AHI), the number of times that breathing pauses or severely slows per hour of sleep. However, sleep studies using to diagnose OSA produce a number of other measures. Whether those measures are associated with CV disease, and whether they predict CV disease as well or better than AHI, is not known. Tetyana Kendzerska (University of...

2014-01-09 12:18:35

UH Case Medical Center one of US and European clinical trial sites showing marked improvements for sleep apnea sufferers 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 implantable electronic stimulation device called...


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