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Researchers See Rising Prevalence Of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Researchers See Rising Prevalence Of Obstructive Sleep Apnea In The US

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Obstructive sleep apnea has been growing in prevalence across the United States and according to the National Healthy Sleep Awareness Project – about 25 million Americans now have the...

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2014-09-29 16:25:54

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanzeon Solutions, Inc. (OTC:BB: CHCR), ("Advanzeon" or the "Company"), which provides behavioral health, wellness, pharmacy management services and sleep apnea programs, to employers, Taft-Hartley health and welfare funds, managed care companies throughout the U.S. today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Pharmacy Value Management Solutions, Inc. ("PVMS"), has entered into a marketing agreement (the "Agreement") with Jeff Liva...

2014-09-27 23:02:54

Nierman Practice Management (NPM) and Dr. Brock Rondeau have joined together to help dental practices implement TMD treatment clinically, and bill a patient’s medical insurance for the treatment. The workflow for TMD treatments and billing are covered extensively to allow for accessible treatments. Tequesta, FL (PRWEB) September 27, 2014 Over 34% of the American population suffers from temporomandibular joint disorders, also known as TMJ disorders or TMD. Symptoms such headaches,...

2014-09-24 23:13:31

Nierman Practice Management and Sleep Apnea MD have just launched their new service, OSA Referral Network Builder, to dentists across the country who want to build a strong referral network to increase the amount of patients who receive treatment for OSA. Tequesta. FL (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Both organizations are dedicated to helping dental practices implement and grow through offering Oral Appliance Therapy (OAT), for patients suffering from sleep apnea. One of the biggest hurdles...

2014-09-22 23:06:53

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Sleep Apnea Diagnostic and Therapeutic Devices markets. Global market for Sleep Apnea Diagnostic and Therapeutic Devices is projected to reach US$8.7 billion by 2020, driven by high prevalence of obesity, hypertension and diabetes, all of which represent significant risk factors for developing obstructive sleep apnea. San Jose, California (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Sleep is an essential part of human...

2014-09-22 23:06:42

Hydro Med’s Dr Grossan shows that there are simple cures for snoring that are effective. His latest article on snoring relief is in Bottom Line Health November 2014, "Cure Snoring With a Song." Mission Hills, CA (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 In the early stages of snoring, simple measures such as sleeping on the left side, avoiding food before bedtime, having a dark bedroom, and opening the nasal breathing passage are usually successful. Unfortunately, persons seeking snoring...

2014-09-19 08:26:11

Latest research presented at 2014 American Academy of Otolaryngology Meeting in Orlando Sept. 19-23 MINNEAPOLIS and ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The body of published data supporting Inspire therapy continues to grow, with the publication of two papers this past week. The first paper published on-line in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, finds that withholding Inspire therapy causes a worsening of both objective and subjective measures of sleep disordered breathing,...

2014-09-15 12:28:31

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sleep Solution Doctors announces that is offering complimentary listings for dental and medical sleep apnea providers for a limited time. As a growing online resource for patients seeking diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders, the site is also a potentially valuable source of patients for health care providers who treat these conditions. By listing sources of care in one place, practitioners can offer a comprehensive directory of care for...

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2014-09-15 03:00:49

Kelly Parkes-Harrison, University of Warwick Children who are bullied at ages 8-10 are more likely to suffer from sleep walking, night terrors or nightmares by the time they are 12 years old. In a study published in Pediatrics, journal of the American Pediatric Association, Professor Dieter Wolke and Dr Suzet Tanya Lereya from the University of Warwick, found being bullied increases the risk for a category of sleep disorders known as parasomnias. These are sleep-related problems such as...

2014-09-15 08:28:54

ResMed AirView(TM) patient management system and Fairview Health Services' electronic health record (EHR) system securely exchange patient data to improve patient outcomes and drive operational efficiencies SAN DIEGO, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ResMed today announced that its AirView compliance management platform (previously EasyCare Online) is now securely connected to Fairview Health Services' Epic EHR system, enabling up to date delivery of sleep apnea patient data for use by...

2014-09-12 23:00:59

In what may be the largest study of sleep problems among individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS), researchers at UC Davis have found that widely undiagnosed sleep disorders may be at the root of the most common and disabling symptom of the disease: fatigue. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 In what may be the largest study of sleep problems among individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS), researchers at UC Davis have found that widely undiagnosed sleep disorders may be at the root...


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