Obstructive Sleep Apnea News and Research

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Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a major heath problem. In the United States, at least 17 million people have moderate to severe OSA, which is characterized by heavy snoring, airway blockage and frequent awakenings during sleep.
Obstructive sleep apnea linked to increased risk of developing atrial fibrillation

Obstructive sleep apnea linked to increased risk of developing atrial fibrillation

Women with obstructive sleep apnea may be at increased risk for pregnancy complications

Women with obstructive sleep apnea may be at increased risk for pregnancy complications

Exposure to air pollution may disturb good night's sleep

Exposure to air pollution may disturb good night's sleep

Sleep: perception and prioritization

Sleep: perception and prioritization

Prevalence of high blood pressure found to be six times higher among obese Hispanic adolescents

Prevalence of high blood pressure found to be six times higher among obese Hispanic adolescents

Endocrine Society’s new Scientific Statement offers guidance to spot hormonal causes of hypertension

Endocrine Society’s new Scientific Statement offers guidance to spot hormonal causes of hypertension

Urinary biomarkers may help identify OSA in children with Down syndrome

Urinary biomarkers may help identify OSA in children with Down syndrome

New algorithm can help screen for OSA in women with gestational diabetes

New algorithm can help screen for OSA in women with gestational diabetes

Moderate exercise may benefit patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Moderate exercise may benefit patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Study finds reductions in volume of gray matter in the brains of children with obstructive sleep apnea

Study finds reductions in volume of gray matter in the brains of children with obstructive sleep apnea

New study shows link between OSA and complications with previously implanted oral prosthetics

New study shows link between OSA and complications with previously implanted oral prosthetics

AASM’s new guideline provides recommendations for diagnosis of sleep apnea in adults

AASM’s new guideline provides recommendations for diagnosis of sleep apnea in adults

BUSM researcher highlights link between sleep conditions and cognitive impairment in older people

BUSM researcher highlights link between sleep conditions and cognitive impairment in older people

Oral devices improve sleep in OSA patients but may not reduce key heart disease risk factors

Oral devices improve sleep in OSA patients but may not reduce key heart disease risk factors

Combination assessment may rule out presence of OSA in children with Down syndrome

Combination assessment may rule out presence of OSA in children with Down syndrome

Physician explains how poor or low-quality sleep hinders common resolutions

Physician explains how poor or low-quality sleep hinders common resolutions

BGU researchers develop new system to assess OSA severity without overnight sleep study

BGU researchers develop new system to assess OSA severity without overnight sleep study

Obstructive sleep apnea can increase risk for PE recurrence

Obstructive sleep apnea can increase risk for PE recurrence

Sleep apnea can make lung cancer more dangerous by increasing tumor growth

Sleep apnea can make lung cancer more dangerous by increasing tumor growth

PAP therapy for sleep apnea may lead to positive outcomes among hypertensive patients

PAP therapy for sleep apnea may lead to positive outcomes among hypertensive patients