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.
Busy Americans get the least sleep at age 40, study reports

Busy Americans get the least sleep at age 40, study reports

Overweight, obese people maintained an average weight loss of 10% with lifestyle changes and medications

Overweight, obese people maintained an average weight loss of 10% with lifestyle changes and medications

Frequent snorers with a high risk of sleep apnea are less active than those who don't snore

Frequent snorers with a high risk of sleep apnea are less active than those who don't snore

Women aged 55 and over who snore have higher risk for sleep apnea

Women aged 55 and over who snore have higher risk for sleep apnea

New study paves the way for first drug treatment for sleep apnea

New study paves the way for first drug treatment for sleep apnea

Smartwatch application can be used for atrial fibrillation screening

Smartwatch application can be used for atrial fibrillation screening

Developing an autonomous robotic platform to improve the quality of sleep

Developing an autonomous robotic platform to improve the quality of sleep

Effective treatment for obstructive sleep apnea may reverse biological age acceleration

Effective treatment for obstructive sleep apnea may reverse biological age acceleration

Study suggests link between sleep apnea and joint pain in postmenopausal women

Study suggests link between sleep apnea and joint pain in postmenopausal women

Maladaptive coping strategies may contribute to decreased sleep quality

Maladaptive coping strategies may contribute to decreased sleep quality

Poor sleep increases severity of viral respiratory infections including COVID-19

Poor sleep increases severity of viral respiratory infections including COVID-19

Sleep apnea during pregnancy linked to the development of hypertension and metabolic syndrome

Sleep apnea during pregnancy linked to the development of hypertension and metabolic syndrome

Researchers develop a single-use sensor strip to detect cerebrospinal fluid leaks

Researchers develop a single-use sensor strip to detect cerebrospinal fluid leaks

Association of obstructive sleep apnea with hospitalization due to COVID-19

Association of obstructive sleep apnea with hospitalization due to COVID-19

Study offers more insight into respiratory event-related sleep fragmentation and OSA severity

Study offers more insight into respiratory event-related sleep fragmentation and OSA severity

New method of monitoring over multiple nights may accurately detect obstructive sleep apnea

New method of monitoring over multiple nights may accurately detect obstructive sleep apnea

Co-morbid insomnia and sleep apnea linked to greater mortality risk

Co-morbid insomnia and sleep apnea linked to greater mortality risk

New consensus-based recommendations designed to improve quality of life for DMD patients

New consensus-based recommendations designed to improve quality of life for DMD patients

Nearly 20% of adults have elevated troponin levels after major non-cardiac surgery

Nearly 20% of adults have elevated troponin levels after major non-cardiac surgery

Link identified between early lower respiratory tract infections and development of OSA in children

Link identified between early lower respiratory tract infections and development of OSA in children