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Researchers See Rising Prevalence Of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Researchers See Rising Prevalence Of Obstructive Sleep Apnea In The US

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Obstructive sleep apnea has been growing in prevalence across the United States and according to the National Healthy Sleep Awareness Project – about 25 million Americans now have the...

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2014-10-01 08:31:30

Quality Sleep Needs to Be a Health Priority for Women, Experts Say SAN DIEGO, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ResMed (NYSE: RMD), a pioneer and innovator in helping people sleep and the first company to design complete sleep apnea solutions specifically for women, is launching a new initiative to educate women about the importance of a good night's sleep. The Better Sleep For Women initiative will challenge the myth that feeling tired is just part of living a busy life. It will...

2014-09-30 23:21:27

The American Sleep Association is preparing for Sleep Apnea Awareness Week 2014, a national event focused on increasing public awareness about this potentially deadly sleep disorder. The event this year will occur during October 6 -13, 2014. Lancaster, PA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The American Sleep Association is preparing for Sleep Apnea Awareness Week 2014, a national event focused on increasing public awareness about this potentially deadly sleep disorder. The event this year will...

2014-09-30 08:33:50

LifeTrak line of 24-hour fitness trackers expands with the launch of new LifeTrak BRITE R450 - one, holistic wearable for everyday life FREMONT, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Salutron, Inc., the foremost leader in heart-rate monitoring and precise biosensing wearables, today introduced a new line of "life trackers" to its portfolio, beginning with the launch of the new BRITE R450. These new wearables take a holistic approach by integrating multiple aspects of health and fitness into...

2014-09-29 23:02:28

After months of prolonged bedtime routines and a lot of sleepless nights mom blogger finally discovered the Ferber Method. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Sleep deprivation is amongst the roughest facets of parenthood. Some parents get lucky when there little one can slumber soundly from 7 am to 7 pm without a peep and takes consistent naps each day. For many parents, the perfect sleeping baby is far from reality. It's hard to perform if you're exhausted and consumed with...

2014-09-29 08:30:49

Seamless workflows between Brightree and ResMed's U-Sleep(TM) and AirView(TM) platforms create new efficiencies for providers and better outcomes for patients. SAN DIEGO, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ResMed today announced that it has expanded its relationship with Brightree, the leading provider of home medical equipment (HME) billing and business management software solutions. The two companies have agreed to both enhance the existing integration of ResMed's U-Sleep premium sleep...

2014-09-22 23:06:53

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Sleep Apnea Diagnostic and Therapeutic Devices markets. Global market for Sleep Apnea Diagnostic and Therapeutic Devices is projected to reach US$8.7 billion by 2020, driven by high prevalence of obesity, hypertension and diabetes, all of which represent significant risk factors for developing obstructive sleep apnea. San Jose, California (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Sleep is an essential part of human...

2014-09-22 23:06:42

Hydro Med’s Dr Grossan shows that there are simple cures for snoring that are effective. His latest article on snoring relief is in Bottom Line Health November 2014, "Cure Snoring With a Song." Mission Hills, CA (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 In the early stages of snoring, simple measures such as sleeping on the left side, avoiding food before bedtime, having a dark bedroom, and opening the nasal breathing passage are usually successful. Unfortunately, persons seeking snoring...

2014-09-16 12:30:24

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A team in Cambridge, Massachusetts has created a safer sleep aid with Food for Sleep, a 2 ½ ounce beverage made from foods clinically demonstrated to promote healthy sleep. It's a science-based recipe, made with tart cherry juice and whey protein rich in bioavailable tryptophan. Food for Sleep is available nationwide beginning September 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140915/146100 "There's a huge need to help people sleep without...

2014-09-15 16:28:58

Center Allegedly Made Up Test Results, Hired Strippers as Sleep Technicians WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whistleblower Donna Nichols will receive 20 percent of nearly $300,000 repaid to taxpayers in the U.S. government's settlement of fraud claims against a Florida sleep-disorder clinic that was accused of pretending to diagnose sleep problems with equipment that was either broken or non-existent -- and of hiring local strippers to work, without formal training, as...

2014-09-15 12:28:31

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sleep Solution Doctors announces that is offering complimentary listings for dental and medical sleep apnea providers for a limited time. As a growing online resource for patients seeking diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders, the site is also a potentially valuable source of patients for health care providers who treat these conditions. By listing sources of care in one place, practitioners can offer a comprehensive directory of care for...


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