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.
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

Home non-invasive ventilation for COPD: an interview with Dr Holger Woehrle

Home non-invasive ventilation for COPD: an interview with Dr Holger Woehrle

Review examines link between insomnia and alcohol dependence

Review examines link between insomnia and alcohol dependence

CPAP therapy may help improve nighttime acid reflux symptoms in patients with OSA

CPAP therapy may help improve nighttime acid reflux symptoms in patients with OSA

Noise levels in nightclubs may induce hearing loss

Noise levels in nightclubs may induce hearing loss

Implanted nerve stimulator shows promise in treating central sleep apnea patients

Implanted nerve stimulator shows promise in treating central sleep apnea patients

CPAP treatment offers no cardiovascular benefit in OSA patients with heart disease risk

CPAP treatment offers no cardiovascular benefit in OSA patients with heart disease risk

Obstructive sleep apnea and hypoxia linked to progression of NAFLD in obese adolescents

Obstructive sleep apnea and hypoxia linked to progression of NAFLD in obese adolescents

Report reveals staggering cost of undiagnosed obstructive sleep apnea in the U.S.

Report reveals staggering cost of undiagnosed obstructive sleep apnea in the U.S.