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2013-06-29 23:03:29

Sleep apnea affects children as well as adults. To help cure children’s sleep apnea, Emerald Coast Dental Spa & Emerald Coast Dental Sleep Medicine has added the DNA Appliance. Panama City Beach, FL (PRWEB) June 29, 2013 There has been a breakthrough in the treatment of children’s sleep apnea and craniofacial/airway enhancement. The alternative treatment is the DNA Appliance, created by Dr. David Singh. The DNA Appliance alters the size of the oral cavity permanently, thus...

2013-06-28 23:04:48

Dental Sleep Medicine education and instrumentation company, Sleep Group Solutions, publishes the annual journal which focuses on the dental treatment of snoring and sleep apnea. Featured articles include case studies, patient education articles, sleep apnea advocacy, and more. (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 Published by dental sleep medicine education company, Sleep Group Solutions, The Sleep Magazine is the only publication 100% dedicated to Dental Sleep Medicine (the dental treatment of snoring...

2013-06-24 23:23:26

Ofer Jacobowitz, M.D., PhD. FAASM, FAAOA, an Otolaryngologist and Sleep Medicine specialist, is one of only three doctors in the United States who have been selected by the sponsor to participate in the current FDA study for ImThera Medical’s aura6000tm. Middletown, NY (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 Ofer Jacobowitz, M.D., PhD. FAASM, FAAOA, an Otolaryngologist and Sleep Medicine specialist, is one of only three doctors in the United States who have been selected by the sponsor to participate in...

2013-06-24 23:03:41

Narcolepsy Network, a national patient support organization for people with narcolepsy, will hold its 28th annual conference this year in Atlanta. People with narcolepsy and their families will join some of the country's leading medical professionals and sleep researchers at the event, October 18-20, 2013. (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 Narcolepsy Network will hold its 28th annual conference this year in Atlanta. People with narcolepsy and their families will join some of the country's...

2013-06-20 23:27:04

Although as many as 25 percent of patients undergoing surgery suffer from sleep apnea, few hospitals have policies to help manage the risks of this condition during surgery, and there is little evidence to help guide anesthesiologists and surgeons caring for these patients. In a new editorial in the New England Journal of Medicine, Stavros Memtsoudis, M.D., Ph.D., director of Critical Care Services at Hospital for Special Surgery, New York City, calls for a new research initiative to identify...

2013-06-18 23:01:20

ENTA announced a merger with the well-known and well respected Hudson Valley Ear, Nose and Throat practice, effective October 1st, 2013. Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP (ENTA) does not expand simply to grow in size. Quite the opposite. New York/New Jersey´s premier ear, nose, throat, allergy and audiology practice-with over 140 expertly trained physicians offering superior healthcare to children and adults in hundreds of communities in 40 locations...

2013-06-13 08:24:36

WORCESTER, Mass., June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Comprehensive results from new research, the Burden of Narcolepsy Disease (BOND) study - the largest of its kind - indicate that the sleep disorder narcolepsy has a significant impact on both the people living with the condition and our healthcare system. Specifically, the BOND data found: People with narcolepsy, with or without cataplexy (muscle weakness), were more likely to experience an increased rate of comorbidities,...

2013-06-06 23:41:04

The Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine (ASSM) and the Academy of Clinical Sleep Disorders Disciplines (ACSDD) are pleased to announce the 2013 Sleep Disorders Across the Lifespan Conference. This conference marks an important milestone of its own in the fields of Sleep Medicine and Dental Sleep Medicine: the first-ever fully-interdisciplinary conference for the entire sleep health care team. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 The Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine (ASSM) and the Academy of...

2013-06-05 08:28:17

First U.S. study to highlight severe comorbidities and economic burden associated with narcolepsy DUBLIN, June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers will present data today that demonstrate people with narcolepsy face significant personal health and economic burden. The Burden of Narcolepsy Disease (BOND) study, the largest of its kind and the first in the United States, found that patients with narcolepsy, with or without cataplexy, were more likely to suffer from a higher...

2013-06-03 08:28:58

Sufferers Very Likely to Have Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Will Benefit from Treatment BALTIMORE, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) is advising anyone with Type 2 diabetes or hypertension to be evaluated for sleep apnea by a board-certified sleep medicine physician. The recommendation comes as the group of international clinicians and researchers meets in Baltimore for SLEEP 2013, the foremost gathering of sleep experts annually. Overwhelming...