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Latest Obstructive sleep apnea Stories

2014-09-01 23:00:43

A sneak peek at the confirmed speakers for the 2015 American Sleep and Breathing Academy Conference in Scottsdale, AZ with Pro Player Health Alliance. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 Building on the success of the 2014 Sleep & Wellness conference, the American Sleep and Breathing Academy (ASBA) has officially announced its 2015 Sleep & Wellness conference: A Conference for Healthcare Professionals. The event will be taking place at the DoubleTree Resort in Scottsdale,...

2014-08-31 04:21:02

Symposium Builds on Philips' Support for SAVE Study Examining Impact of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment on Cardiovascular Disease ANDOVER, Mass., Aug. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At this week's European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress 2014, Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG AEX: PHIA) is sponsoring a key Satellite Symposia focused on managing patients with the complex combination of cardiovascular disease and sleep apnea. This session builds on Philips' ongoing support for the Sleep Apnea...

2014-08-30 23:02:30

Christina Cairns DDS, of Colorado Springs, CO, is now affiliated with Snoring Isn't Sexy to promote oral appliance therapy for snoring and sleep apnea patients. Colorado Springs, CO (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 In today’s world, a good night’s sleep has become especially valuable, and increasingly difficult to get. Snoring and sleep apnea (a medical problem where the airway collapses during sleep and breathing stops) rob people and their bed partners of the rest they need to face their...

2014-08-28 12:30:26

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sleep apnea is a serious problem that afflicts millions of Americans. SleepApneaDoctors.us is a comprehensive sleep apnea guide that provides sleep apnea sufferers with an easy way to access information and locate doctors who can help meet their needs. Sleep apnea doctors are now able to take advantage of free listings on SleepApneaDoctors.us. Treating sleep apnea can require a varied approach based on the patients' needs. The team at...

2014-08-26 23:05:29

OSA University sponsored the American Dental Association (ADA) conference on August 8-9, in Chicago, IL. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 OSA University sponsored the American Dental Association (ADA) conference on August 8-9, in Chicago, IL. OSA-U’s presence at these meetings is to communicate the power of the dental team and to encourage team involvement. They strongly believe in a unified message throughout a dental sleep practice so that dental sleep team professionals can better...

2014-08-25 12:26:51

NORWALK, Conn., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that Consultant Live, a leading online community and information resource for primary care clinicians, features a sleep disorders topic center devoted to fostering better recognition and treatment of patients who have insomnia, obstructive sleep apnea, narcolepsy, restless legs disorder, and other sleep-related problems. People who have trouble sleeping - and there are up to 70 million adults in the US who have a sleep...

2014-08-22 23:10:05

Snoring may be due to flabby or swollen throat muscles. Singing exercises strengthens throat muscles and clears snoring. Mission Hills, CA (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Dr Murray Grossan was interviewed for an article in Bottom Line Personal for this snoring cure. In the October 2014 issue of Bottom Line Personal magazine, there will appear an interview of Dr Grossan about his method of treating snoring, and in some cases Obstructive Sleep Apnea. The article quotes Dr Grossan: "Nearly...

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,...

Sleep Apnea Severity Impacts Risk Of Resistant High Blood Pressure
2014-08-18 03:20:28

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 patients who had cardiovascular risk factors or established heart disease and moderate or severe obstructive sleep apnea. Among participants prescribed at least three antihypertensives including a diuretic, resistant elevated blood pressure was more...

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...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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