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Association Between Severe Sleep Apnea And Resistant High Blood Pressure: Study

American Academy of Sleep Medicine A new study shows a strong association between severe, untreated obstructive sleep apnea and the risk of elevated blood pressure despite the use of high blood pressure medications. The study involved...

Latest Obstructive sleep apnea Stories

2014-08-20 23:09:50

Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine and Nierman Practice Management team up to provide a unique education program for dentists wanting to set their dental sleep medicine practices apart. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 As the dangers of sleep apnea and sleep disorders in general become more recognized and understood, the emphasis on receiving proper treatment is simultaneously increasing. Dentists are uniquely placed as primary care clinicians to be instrumental in the screening,...

2014-08-12 08:31:34

Life-Threatening Sleep Illness Afflicts at Least 25 Million Americans - and Counting DARIEN, Ill., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The nation's sleep experts agree: obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) - a potentially life-threatening disease involving episodes of complete or partial airway obstruction during sleep - is dangerously on the rise. The National Healthy Sleep Awareness Project, a collaboration launched this year by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), Centers for Disease Control...

2014-08-07 23:04:45

In order to reach more patients in their local area, sleep doctors can now create a listing with Sleep Apnea Doctors US. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Sleep Apnea Doctors US now offers their service to enable doctors to find sleep apnea patients in their local area. Sleep apnea affects more than 18 million Americans, many of whom go untreated every year. Sleep Apnea Doctors US provides both sleep apnea patients and doctors with an easy-to-use platform for finding each other. All...

2014-08-07 20:24:33

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expert in sleep apnea in Thousand Oaks, Dr. Radfar, now offers consultations for sleep apnea treatments. Sleep apnea affects about 5 percent of women and 7 percent of men, according to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. It is characterized by repetitive episodes of airway obstruction during sleep. Oral appliances are a popular first-line treatment that can help keep the airways open for better sleep. A 20-year study, which was...

2014-08-07 15:33:13

Canadian Medical Association Journal Obstructive sleep apnea and the prevalence and incidence of cancer Obstructive sleep apnea, in which people stop breathing for short periods while sleeping, affects about 5% of Canadian adults aged 45 years or older and can negatively affect health. More than 1 in 5 adult Canadians have risk factors for sleep apnea such as being overweight, being male and having diabetes, chronic nasal congestion or other health conditions. Studies have...

2014-08-07 12:27:24

LAVAL, QC, Aug. 7, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Ergoresearch Ltd (TSXV: ERG) - based in Laval and mainly known under the Clinique du pied Équilibre, Orthoconcept and Laboratoire Langelier banners - announced today its that its wholly owned subsidiary Victhom Laboratory Inc. received a net royalty payment of $590,000 representing its share of the net proceeds generated by the monetization transaction of the Sleep Apnea technology completed by its German partner Otto Bock Healthcare. Under...

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...

2014-08-05 12:26:07

LONDON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: The Worldwide Market for Respiratory Deviceshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_devices/worldwide_market_respiratory_devices.htmlThe worldwide respiratory device market continues to grow despite economic downturns mainly due to the aging of the world population and increasing incidence of COPD. The market encompasses many different products to help treat and monitor...

2014-08-04 23:04:02

SleepApneaThousandOaks.com now provides patients with information regarding sleep apnea and available treatments. Thousand Oaks, CA (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 The Thousand Oaks sleep apnea expert at SleepApneaThousandOaks.com now offers comprehensive sleep apnea and treatments. Sleep apnea affects millions of American men, women and children across the country. Unfortunately, many of them are undertreated or not treated at all. Muscles throughout the body relax during sleep. Typically, the...

2014-08-01 12:26:16

CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The groundbreaking scientific studies featured at the 2014 AACC Annual Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo will include research on a blood test for Alzheimer's that uses biochip technology, a new test to diagnose colon cancer early, a more accurate method for determining multiple myeloma prognosis, a less stressful test for sleep apnea, and the development of a bank of biospecimens from pregnant women that could prove crucial for women's...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.