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2014-01-16 12:29:48

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Theravent, Inc., a medical device company providing noninvasive solutions for people with sleep disordered breathing, has been honored with a GOOD DESIGN(TM) Award in the medical category for the design of its product, Theravent(TM) Advanced Nightly Snore Therapy. The prominent awards program is organized annually by The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design in cooperation with the European Centre for Architecture, Art,...

2013-12-20 23:00:47

Snoring Isn’t Sexy®, a unique public awareness resource that seeks to educate the general public about sleep disordered breathing, is proud to welcome its newest member, Dr. Michael Glass of Phoenix, Arizona. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 In these stressful times, 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...

2013-12-06 14:57:22

Article is published in the Journal of Applied Physiology There are over a million people with spinal cord injuries (SCI) in the United States alone with an estimated 11,000 new cases every year. Furthermore, it is estimated that there are, at least, 100,000 veterans with SCI, making the VA the largest integrated health care system in the world for SCI care. But despite this large prevalence, researchers are still discovering all the various ways that SCI affect those with this condition...

2013-10-11 23:02:27

The obesity and OSA connection have dentists attending dental continuing education courses with Sleep Group Solutions to learn screening and treatment methods for snoring and sleep apnea patients. Seattle Dental Sleep Medicine lecture is on November 8-9th. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 Obesity has reached epidemic proportions and has long been considered a dominating factor in as many as 50 percent of OSA patients (Laura Meinke, MD 9/11/2010). A 2012 CDC report in Washington state...


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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.