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2014-06-12 23:10:57

Nierman Practice Management (NPM), the leading provider of implementation and medical billing solutions for dental sleep medicine, TMJ disorder and other medically necessary services, announced today it has launched the brand new Snoring Isn’t Sexy® website. Snoring Isn’t Sexy® is a unique public awareness and marketing resource for dentists treating patients suffering from snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) with Oral Appliance Therapy (OAT). Tequesta, FL (PRWEB) June...

2014-06-12 12:40:21

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Penn study also suggests adding CPAP therapy may help with high blood pressure Obesity and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) tend to co-exist and are associated with a variety of cardiovascular risk factors, including inflammation, insulin resistance, abnormal cholesterol, and high blood pressure. While effective therapies are available for OSA, researchers are still unclear about what interventions are most effective in reducing the burden of...

2014-06-12 12:29:46

Brigham and Women's Hospital Findings have clinical implications for the 18 million Americans who have obstructive sleep apnea in the United States Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP), the most widely prescribed therapy for treatment of obstructive sleep apnea, resulted in significantly lower blood pressure compared to either nocturnal supplemental oxygen or an educational control treatment, according to a new study from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH). The study is...

sleep apnea may raise risk for diabetes
2014-06-09 04:25:58

Gerard LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study with more than 8,500 Canadian patients revealed a link between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and the onset of diabetes. The study was the largest one of its kind to date and the results confirmed what earlier studies revealed with smaller and shorter follow-up periods. “Our study, with a larger sample size and a median follow-up of 67 months was able to address some of the limitations of earlier studies on the...

2014-06-07 23:03:31

The Singing For Sleep Apnea Program is a newly updated program that helps people have a goodnight sleep. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 07, 2014 The Singing For Sleep Apnea Program is the latest program developed Marc MacDonald, who claims to teach people how to cure snoring and sleep apnea naturally. The program shows a new treatment for those who want to overcome their sleep problems quickly and effectively....

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...


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