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.
ATS publishes new guideline focused on weight loss strategies for sleep apnea patients

ATS publishes new guideline focused on weight loss strategies for sleep apnea patients

Sleep apnea, congenital heart disease in hospitalized infants strongly associated with death

Sleep apnea, congenital heart disease in hospitalized infants strongly associated with death

ATS publishes new guideline on role of weight management in sleep apnea treatment

ATS publishes new guideline on role of weight management in sleep apnea treatment

New statement provides detailed overview of how to diagnose, treat resistant hypertension

New statement provides detailed overview of how to diagnose, treat resistant hypertension

Sleep apnea can favor lung cancer growth in young individuals

Sleep apnea can favor lung cancer growth in young individuals

Daytime sleepiness found to be a potential risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease

Daytime sleepiness found to be a potential risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease

Clinical trial to examine whether sleep apnea treatment prevents recurrent stroke, improves recovery

Clinical trial to examine whether sleep apnea treatment prevents recurrent stroke, improves recovery

OSA patients have higher risk of developing gout, research reveals

OSA patients have higher risk of developing gout, research reveals

Study provides insight into link between sleep apnea and lipid metabolism

Study provides insight into link between sleep apnea and lipid metabolism

Sleep duration of more than eight hours linked with greater mortality and cardiovascular risk

Sleep duration of more than eight hours linked with greater mortality and cardiovascular risk

Sleeping for eight hours or more may increase cardiovascular and mortality risk

Sleeping for eight hours or more may increase cardiovascular and mortality risk

Mother’s sleep can impact health of their growing baby, shows research

Mother’s sleep can impact health of their growing baby, shows research

Study: Supplemental oxygen prevents rise in morning blood pressure in OSA patients

Study: Supplemental oxygen prevents rise in morning blood pressure in OSA patients

Even mild sleep disturbances can increase blood pressure in women

Even mild sleep disturbances can increase blood pressure in women

Poor sleep quality may be important risk factor for atrial fibrillation

Poor sleep quality may be important risk factor for atrial fibrillation

Loyola Medicine study: Floppy eyelids linked to sleep apnea

Loyola Medicine study: Floppy eyelids linked to sleep apnea

Study highlights potential use of blood biomarkers as diagnostic tool for sleep apnea

Study highlights potential use of blood biomarkers as diagnostic tool for sleep apnea

Researchers assess impact of sleep apnea treatment on diabetes management

Researchers assess impact of sleep apnea treatment on diabetes management

Lower sleep efficiency in people with diabetes and prediabetes associated with poorer cognitive function

Lower sleep efficiency in people with diabetes and prediabetes associated with poorer cognitive function

Study explores if CPAP treatment can improve sexual QOL for sleep apnea patients

Study explores if CPAP treatment can improve sexual QOL for sleep apnea patients