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2014-06-05 20:22:50

LOS ANGELES, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SleepApneaDoctors.us encourages sleep apnea doctors to sign up on the website in order to garner more patients. Listed sleep apnea doctors are instantly more searchable and available for area patients. SleepApneaDoctors.us sets out to raise awareness about sleep apnea symptoms and treatments. Its goal is to put patients in touch with the right medical professionals. Sleep apnea is a serious malady that can, in some cases, lead to or impact...

2014-06-04 23:14:25

Dr. Julie Vignes now provides an acoustic pharyngometer and rhinometer to expertly treat patients who are suffering from sleep apnea with an oral appliance. Baton Rouge, LA (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Dr. Julie Vignes, of Baton Rouge Dental Center, is a sleep apnea dentist who is giving her patients the opportunity to treat symptoms of this sleep disorder right from her dental office. Many patients may not know that they can treat sleep apnea with help from a dentist, but advancements in...

2014-06-04 08:30:42

Cases of obstructive sleep apnea are multiplying due to sedentary lifestyles and irregular sleep habits LONDON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The increasingly sedentary lifestyle and late work habits of people are leading to more cases of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). The resulting lack of quality sleep can cause hypertension, heart failure, stroke, and reduced performance in everyday activities. The large cohort of undiagnosed people with OSA across the globe makes this a highly...

2014-06-03 08:31:35

WASHINGTON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Vanda) (NASDAQ: VNDA) announced today that its Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) for oral HETLIOZ(TM) (tasimelteon) capsules has been accepted for evaluation by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) for the treatment of Non-24-Hour Sleep-Wake Disorder (Non-24). "The EMA submission is an important milestone towards providing a treatment option for people living with Non-24 in the European Union," said Mihael...

2014-06-02 20:22:55

WASHINGTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Vanda) (NASDAQ: VNDA) will present additional data from its HETLIOZ(TM) (tasimelteon) clinical development program at SLEEP 2014, the 28th Annual Meeting of Associated Professional Sleep Societies in Minneapolis, Minnesota. HETLIOZ(TM) data at SLEEP 2014 will be presented in one oral and six poster sessions. The data presentation schedule is as follows: Oral Presentation -- June 4(th) at 2:15 - 2:30pm, Assessment of...

2014-06-02 16:25:34

Study Demonstrated Robust Alerting Effect Consistent with Phase 2a Results DUBLIN, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: JAZZ) today presented data from the Phase 2b study evaluating JZP-110 (formerly known as ADX-N05) as a potential new treatment for the symptoms of excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) in adults with narcolepsy. In the study, all primary and secondary endpoints were met and patients treated with JZP-110 experienced statistically significant...

2014-06-02 16:25:20

Cancer Treatment Centers of America opens sleep diagnostic center to help patients overcome sleeplessness and achieve optimal health before, during and after treatment CHICAGO, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a study by the National Cancer Institute, nearly 45 percent of all cancer patients experience serious sleep disorders, compared to just 25 percent of the general population. Undiagnosed sleep related breathing disorders such as obstructive sleep apnea, can...

2014-06-02 12:28:34

Patients using Philips Respironics' SleepMapper achieved a 22 percent higher PAP therapy adherence than non-users ANDOVER, Mass., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new study released today at SLEEP 2014 by Philips Respironics, a division of Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI), patients using the SleepMapper mobile app and web-based ­solution achieved a 22 percent higher positive airway pressure (PAP) therapy adherence rate than non-users. The results of the study further...

2014-06-02 12:26:06

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the fourth consecutive year, Wake Up Nashville! takes center stage in Music City to celebrate Nashville's renowned music culture and to spread greater awareness about narcolepsy. This devastating, lifelong sleep disease affects 200,000 Americans and millions worldwide. Host Wake Up Narcolepsy (WUN) (www.wakeupnarcolepsy.org), a nonprofit narcolepsy advocacy foundation, once again brings to the iconic Bridge Building an...

2014-06-02 08:29:54

Patient engagement tools and long-term care support programs, teamed with diagnostic and therapy options, improve identification and treatment of sleep disorders ANDOVER, Mass., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Philips Respironics, a division of Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), will showcase its latest sleep-disordered breathing solutions June 1-4 at SLEEP 2014, the 28th Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies LLC (APSS)....


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