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2012-07-23 23:01:17

Daniela Sever, DMD, a general dentists in Quincy, MA recently presented an educational seminar on snoring and obstructive sleep apnea to more than 40 attendees at the Milton, MA Public Library. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 23, 2012 Daniela Sever, DMD, a general dentist in Quincy, MA recently presented an educational seminar on snoring and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) to more than 40 attendees at the Milton, MA Public Library. The seminar was part of an outreach program initiated by Dr. Sever...

2012-07-23 06:18:35

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Enough tossing and turning, time for a good nights sleep! New studies show evidence that a CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) commonly used for treatment of severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), is also effective in patients with mild and moderately severe OSA. OSA is a condition in which the flow of air pauses or decreases during breathing while you are asleep because the airway has become narrowed, blocked, or floppy. There are three types: severe, moderate,...

2012-07-19 23:01:33

Sleep Group Solutions continues to grow, quickly becoming the largest dental sleep medicine company in the USA. (PRWEB) July 19, 2012 Dentists across the country are participating in dental continuing education courses, which teach dental professionals how to screen and treat snoring and sleep apnea, through Oral Appliance Therapy (OAT).  With such a high demand for quality sleep courses, Sleep Group Solutions continues to grow as the leader in complete sleep protocol...

2012-07-04 23:02:11

The Pro Player Health Alliance is helping save lives across the country with the help of former NFL greats and SleepTest.com. Minnapolis MN (PRWEB) July 04, 2012 Former Minneapolis Vikings players Chuck Foreman, Carl Eller, Stu Voigt, Bob Lurtsema, Greg Coleman, Leo Lewis, in addition to other NFL greats such as Mike Haynes and Derek Kennard, and Lee Nystrom, President of NFL Alumni Minneapolis chapter, came together to tackle sleep apnea at an awareness event on June 24. The Minneapolis...

2012-07-03 06:26:48

By: Erika Dunayer, Ivanhoe Health Correspondent (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Tossing and turning all night? Waking up yawning and feeling like a zombie? 18 million Americans who suffer from sleep apnea can relate. Now, two new studies are attempting to prove the condition leaving you weary could also cause cancer. Sleep apnea is an interruption of breathing while you sleep. There are different levels of severity within this disorder. Sleep apnea is such a prevalent issue today because...

2012-06-16 00:35:02

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is independently associated with diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), according to a new study from researchers in the UK. The severity of DPN is also correlated with the degree of OSA and the severity of nocturnal hypoxemia. "OSA is known to be associated with inflammation and oxidative stress, so we hypothesized that it would be associated with peripheral neuropathy in patients with T2DM," said lead author...

2012-06-10 23:02:58

After 53-years in business, the Sadler Clinic suddenly closes its doors cutting off communications with most of its patients, leaving many with no answers of who will provide their medical care. The Sadler Clinic Sleep Disorders Center's, Medical Director, faces challenges and focuses on the positive in the wake of the changes. Written by: Victoria Wright, Operations Director, Comprehensive Sleep Medicine Associates, PA. Our mission is to provide a comprehensive approach for...

2012-06-07 23:01:17

Sleep Group Solutions and Gergen´s Orthodontic Lab team up with Pro Players Health Alliance to provide a series of Sleep Events for the public which include former NFL players (PRWEB) June 07, 2012 Around 20% of Americans report getting less than 5 hours of sleep each night. Those with OSA (Obstructive Sleep Apnea) often report snoring, morning headaches, daytime fatigue, irritability, high blood pressure, hypertension and more. Sleep Group Solutions is teaming up with Gergen´s...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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