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2013-05-29 23:30:35

BRAEBON Medical Corporation announced today that it has made available in North America its DentiTrac® system for oral appliance compliance measurement. (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 The DentiTrac® system has been developed by BRAEBON during the past few years. It is a micro-recorder and web portal combination which defines the new gold standard for measurement of oral appliance wearing time for the treatment of sleep apnea. DentiTrac® is an integrated personal micro-recorder embedded...

2013-05-28 23:24:25

During the month of June, Dr. Avi Ishaaya is reaching out to the community to provide individuals with guidance to discover innovative and convenient methods for effective testing and treatment of sleep apnea. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 Launching the I Am Sleep Program as part of his Sleep Better campaign, Dr. Avi Ishaaya has announced, “Our goal is to increase the awareness of the potentially devastating effects of untreated sleep apnea and provide individuals with...

2013-05-24 23:34:46

University Services´ pm-Assist® service now offers additional opportunities to medical professionals and insurance companies including diagnostic pathway determination, shipping of home sleep testing devices, treatment prescriptions, and coordinating PAP treatment and follow-up. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Since its launch in March 2011, University Services´ pm-Assist® Sleep Scoring & Interpretation Services´ Board Certified Sleep Physicians have...

Childhood Sleep Apnea, Behavior Lessened After Common Tonsil Surgery
2013-05-22 05:37:28

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Removing the adenoids and tonsils with obstructive sleep apnea lead to measurable improvements in behavior, quality of life, and some symptoms, though no noticeable improvements in attention or executive functioning were detected, according to the results of a new randomized clinical trial. The findings of the Childhood Adenotonsillectomy Trial (CHAT), which were presented Tuesday at the American Thoracic Society International...

2013-05-14 23:31:29

Four internationally known industry leaders, team up to offer the Comprehensive Introduction to Dental Sleep Medicine course on May 24-25, 2013 which will provide practitioners insight on how to correctly identify sleep apnea sufferers in their practice, more importantly, how to consistently treat obstructive sleep apnea, and how to effectively save their patients lives. Vaughan, Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 For the first time ever, Palmeri Publishing, Elite Dental Institute, Strong...

2013-05-13 16:27:59

SYDNEY, May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Sydney and ResMed Limited today announced a new partnership that includes significant and long-term funding of research at the University, ultimately benefitting the hundreds of millions of sufferers of sleep-disordered breathing worldwide. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100203/RESMEDLOGO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130513/LA12842LOGO) Under an agreement recently reached between the parties, ResMed Limited...

2013-05-08 17:49:33

A new study suggests that regularity of bedtime prior to initiation of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy is an important factor that may influence treatment compliance in adults with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Results show that bedtime variability was a significant predictor of CPAP adherence, which was defined as four or more hours of treatment use per night. The odds of one-month CPAP non-adherence were 3.7 times greater for every one unit increase in habitual, or...

2013-05-02 23:24:21

Utilization review and case management professionals from payer organizations gained an understanding of what tests and procedures are medically necessary in diagnosing and treating OSA. Portland, OR (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 During a recent webinar hosted by AllMed Healthcare Management, Dr. Shannon Hunter, who is board certified in otolaryngology, discussed issues surrounding the evaluation and treatment of patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Utilization review and case management...

2013-04-18 16:28:03

Sleep apnea is not just an adult problem. Far from it. Between 1- 3% of young children have sleep apnea/disordered breathing, and if untreated, can grow up with lasting scars. Habitual nighttime battles for adequate air can set a child up for ADHD symptomology and a lifetime of mental health problems that flow from this. COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- People lobbying for gun control may want to consider another culprit in the post-Newtown search for the answer to...

2013-04-15 10:50:23

Sleep apnea severity is higher in African American men, particularly in certain age ranges A new study suggests that obstructive sleep apnea severity is higher in African-American men in certain age ranges, even after controlling for body mass index (BMI). "The results show that in certain age groups, after correcting for other demographic factors, the severity of sleep apnea as measured by the apnea-hypopnea index is higher in African-American males than Caucasian males," said James...