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2014-05-20 10:00:28

American Thoracic Society Home testing of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) followed by initiation of home treatment with an auto-titrating continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) device reduced costs compared with in-laboratory testing and titration without negatively impacting clinical outcomes, researchers have shown in a new study presented at the American Thoracic Society International Conference. "While the use of home testing and initiation of CPAP therapy is increasingly common,...

2014-05-20 08:31:44

DUBLIN, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/n7kf9n/sleep_apnea) has announced the addition of the "Global Sleep Apnea Diagnostic and Therapeutic Devices Market - Forecast to 2019: ResMed, Philips, CareFusion, Fisher & Paykel and GE dominating" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Sleep apnea devices industry is witnessing a rapid pace of technological advances that result in the development...

2014-05-19 14:53:25

American Thoracic Society Clinically important sleep apnea is common among survivors of acute respiratory failure, according to a new study presented at the 2014 American Thoracic Society International Conference. "Insomnia is a frequent complaint among survivors of critical illness," said Dr. Elizabeth Parsons, MD, MSc, of the Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine at the University of Washington in Seattle. "We examined a small cohort of survivors of acute respiratory...

2014-05-18 12:20:22

Patient Engagement Can Improve Home Medical Equipment Providers Efficiency SAN DIEGO, May 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Umbian Inc., a ResMed (NYSE: RMD) company, and leading provider of cloud-based healthcare compliance solutions, today announced the outcome of a new study that shows significant, measurable efficiency gains when using the automated messaging capabilities of its U-Sleep compliance management solution. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140515/88218 The study reveals...

2014-05-16 23:10:26

Dr. Kaz Zymantas of Premier Dental Center recognizes Better Sleep Month by reminding local residents that he performs sleep apnea treatment in Naperville, IL. Sleep apnea is a complex problem that may be caused by many factors, but treatments for sleep apnea often prevent snoring, as the two conditions are related. Naperville, IL (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 Better Sleep Month is a good time to consider how to improve sleeping patterns. Dr. Kaz Zymantas of Premier Dental Center reminds Naperville...

2014-05-16 23:02:49

Recent studies by the National Health Institute of Health show that Sleep apnea significantly increases your chances of developing the characteristics of hypertension which can lead to heart failure. Dr. Gorman explains. Tarzana, CA (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 Over 7 million people in the US suffer from heart failure each year. Recent studies by the National Institute of Health show that having sleep apnea significantly increases the chances of developing the characteristics of hypertension...

2014-05-16 23:01:35

Numerous studies linking obesity to OSA have dentists attending dental continuing education courses with Sleep Group Solutions, to learn screening and treatment methods for snoring and sleep apnea patients. New Orleans Dental Sleep Medicine lecture is on July 11-12th with Dr. George Jones. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 According to the Trust For Americas Health, Louisiana is home to some of Americas most obese adults, coming in at 34.7 percent, while the national average is 27.6...

2014-05-16 08:26:53

GLENDALE, Calif., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Glendale sleep apnea expert Dr. Marine Martirosyan offers oral appliances to treat sleep apnea. Oral appliances are considered a front-line treatment for patients with mild to moderate sleep apnea and offer a comfortable, easy-to-use solution. Millions of Americans suffer from sleep apnea and its associated conditions, but it is highly treatable. About Dr. Marine Martirosyan, Expert in Sleep Apnea Glendale Dr. Martirosyan is a top...

2014-05-15 23:00:39

Dr. Martin N. Gorman explains how several new methods for treating sleep apnea are rendering the CPAP and other more invasive treatments obsolete. Encino, CA (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 TMJ stands for Temporomandibular joint, the place where the lower jaw connects to the skull. The main symptoms of disorders affecting this area are jaw pain and headaches. TMJ disorders can be triggered during sleep by things like grinding of the teeth at night, which is also called Bruxism. Bruxism is often...

2014-05-15 12:33:24

Investment Capital will Fund U.S. Commercialization of the FDA-Approved Inspire Therapy MINNEAPOLIS, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inspire Medical Systems, Inc. announced today that it has completed a Series E financing of $40 million. The financing round was strategically timed to coincide with the commercial launch of the Inspire(®) Upper Airway Stimulation (UAS) therapy in the United States. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140514/87756 Last month, the FDA approved Inspire...


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