Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) Therapy News and Research

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Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) therapy is a method of respiratory ventilation used primarily in the treatment of sleep apnea, for which it was first developed.
Simplified treatment for sleep apnea

Simplified treatment for sleep apnea

Weight loss stops obstructive sleep apnea

Weight loss stops obstructive sleep apnea

Links between sleep apnea, stroke and death explained

Links between sleep apnea, stroke and death explained

Arousal frequency in heart failure found to be a unique sleep problem

Arousal frequency in heart failure found to be a unique sleep problem

Continuous positive airway pressure improves sleeping glucose levels in type 2 diabetics with obstructive sleep apnea

Continuous positive airway pressure improves sleeping glucose levels in type 2 diabetics with obstructive sleep apnea

Alzheimer's patients with sleep apnea benefit from CPAP treatment - improves cognitive abilities

Alzheimer's patients with sleep apnea benefit from CPAP treatment - improves cognitive abilities

Even minimally symptomatic obstructive sleep apnea increases cardiovascular risk

Even minimally symptomatic obstructive sleep apnea increases cardiovascular risk

People with severe obstructive sleep apnea often have poor diets

People with severe obstructive sleep apnea often have poor diets

Heavy snorers at increased risk of stroke

Heavy snorers at increased risk of stroke

Heavy snoring a sign of early carotid atherosclerosis

Heavy snoring a sign of early carotid atherosclerosis

Treatment of obstructive sleep apnea with CPAP may lower blood pressure

Treatment of obstructive sleep apnea with CPAP may lower blood pressure

New less traumatic way of delivering surfactant to help preemies breathe could reduce chronic lung disease

New less traumatic way of delivering surfactant to help preemies breathe could reduce chronic lung disease

Home sleep test for sleep apnea approved by Medicare

Home sleep test for sleep apnea approved by Medicare

Tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy surgery improves quality of life for children with sleep apnea

Tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy surgery improves quality of life for children with sleep apnea

New Sleep and Breathing Disorders Center at UT Southwestern

New Sleep and Breathing Disorders Center at UT Southwestern

Upper airway surgery should not be first line treatment for obstructive sleep apnoea in adults

Upper airway surgery should not be first line treatment for obstructive sleep apnoea in adults

Undiagnosed OSA patients have altered cardiovascular responses during exercise recovery

Undiagnosed OSA patients have altered cardiovascular responses during exercise recovery

Catathrenia, or sleep related groaning can be successfully treated with CPAP

Catathrenia, or sleep related groaning can be successfully treated with CPAP

Sleep + exercise + diet = good health for obstructive sleep apnea patients

Sleep + exercise + diet = good health for obstructive sleep apnea patients

Link between short sleep and obesity in patients with chronic medical problems

Link between short sleep and obesity in patients with chronic medical problems