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2014-05-09 23:00:30

People who want to improve their sleep during Better Sleep Month this May can now visit Dr. Michael Aiello, a sleep apnea dentist in Clinton Township, to find a cure for snoring and sleep apnea. By treating snoring and sleep apnea, Dr. Aiello helps his patients mitigate the risk of serious health problems associated with chronic fatigue and disruptions in nighttime breathing. Clinton Township, MI (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 In recognition of Better Sleep Month this May, Dr. Michael Aiello is...

2014-05-08 23:06:00

The worldwide sleep apnea device market has demonstrated moderate growth from $3.6 billion in 2011 to 4.2 billion in 2013, according to Kalorama Information. The healthcare market research publisher said that undiagnosed cases and new devices will drive market growth. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 The worldwide sleep apnea device market has demonstrated moderate growth from $3.6 billion in 2011 to 4.2 billion in 2013, according to Kalorama Information. The healthcare market research...

2014-05-08 16:26:06

BOSTON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PBM Capital proudly announces the availability of Truefit(TM) CPAP supplies and accessories nationwide through Walmart.com(TM). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140508/85851 Truefit(TM) has filters for more than 60 popular CPAP machines, replacement hoses & tubing, and a full line of accessories- like chinstraps, headgear, cleaning solutions, gel pads, and hose wraps- that can help improve the quality of your CPAP therapy. Bacteria and...

2014-05-07 08:31:53

New Model May Also Explain How Narcolepsy Develops in Humans MENLO PARK, Calif., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuroscientists at SRI International have found that a form of baclofen, a drug used to treat muscle spasticity, works better at treating narcolepsy than the best drug currently available when tested in mice. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140506/85139 According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), narcolepsy, a chronic...

2014-05-06 23:09:24

Resource Center Offers Disorder Facts, Symptoms and Treatment Options Arlington, VA (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) launched a new website today, http://www.sleepfoundation.org/shift-work, to help individuals suffering from Shift Work Disorder, a sleeping disorder that affects individuals whose jobs require work that falls outside of the traditional 9-5 day. The website is an educational and informational resource center, with content focused on both symptoms and...

2014-05-05 11:28:57

Study finds victims of bullying are at increased risk of experiencing sleep disturbances Many children who are bullied suffer in silence. The trauma can lead to anxiety, depression, psychotic episodes and even suicide. There may be a way to identify victims of bullying before they experience serious mental health problems, according to a study to be presented Saturday, May 3, at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Researchers...

2014-05-02 23:03:42

Dr. Bijan Afar now offers patients an array of treatment options for sleep apnea. Each treatment plan is customized to address the symptoms of every patient. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Los Angeles sleep apnea dentist, Dr. Bijan Afar, now offers comprehensive solutions for sleep apnea. Treatment options can include snore guards, lifestyle changes and other procedures or techniques for reducing symptoms and improving breathing. Sleep apnea affects nearly 20 million people across...

2014-05-01 23:07:21

Getting quality sleep is always important but even more so with May being Better Sleep Month. In honor of this month-long celebration and sleep awareness campaign, Sleep Apnea Centers of America wanted to share five tips to make better sleep a reality rather than a fantasy for all communities near and far. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 In honor of May being Better Sleep Month, Sleep Apnea Treatment Centers of America (SATCOA) kicks off the month with tips for better sleep. In today’s...

2014-05-01 23:02:06

Dental Sleep Medicine education company, Sleep Group Solutions partners with leading Dentists to overcome dangerous side effects associated with OSA. Upcoming lectures in Sleep Disorders Dentistry include Indianapolis, Orlando and Houston. Ft. Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common and frequently unrecognized disorder. It is often found in patients with obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease, and there is growing evidence that sleep apnea is...

2014-05-01 12:32:29

Fully Implanted Device Represents New Treatment Option for Patients Unable to Use CPAP MINNEAPOLIS, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inspire Medical Systems, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Inspire Upper Airway Stimulation (UAS) therapy for use in a subset of patients with moderate to severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) who are unable to use Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP). Inspire therapy is a fully implanted neurostimulation...


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