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.
Obesity stigma and yo-yo dieting, not BMI, are behind chronic health conditions, dietitian claims

Obesity stigma and yo-yo dieting, not BMI, are behind chronic health conditions, dietitian claims

More severe OSA associated with higher blood pressure in patients with resistant hypertension

More severe OSA associated with higher blood pressure in patients with resistant hypertension

UA receives $1.4 million grant for a peer-support program to help sleep apnea patients

UA receives $1.4 million grant for a peer-support program to help sleep apnea patients

Women with diabetes at greater risk for sleep disturbances

Women with diabetes at greater risk for sleep disturbances

Oral appliance may be effective first line treatment for some types of sleep apnea

Oral appliance may be effective first line treatment for some types of sleep apnea

Atrial fibrillation is common and incurable, but can be controlled

Atrial fibrillation is common and incurable, but can be controlled

Advanced sleep phase may affect at least 1 in 300 adults, study reveals

Advanced sleep phase may affect at least 1 in 300 adults, study reveals

Obstructive sleep apnea may be one reason for treatment-resistant depression

Obstructive sleep apnea may be one reason for treatment-resistant depression

More than 936 million people have sleep apnea, ResMed-led analysis reveals

More than 936 million people have sleep apnea, ResMed-led analysis reveals

CPAP treatment for sleep apnea can improve depression symptoms

CPAP treatment for sleep apnea can improve depression symptoms

PET/CT imaging spots cardiovascular disease risk factors in OSA patients

PET/CT imaging spots cardiovascular disease risk factors in OSA patients

People with obstructive sleep apnea have higher risk of involuntary job loss

People with obstructive sleep apnea have higher risk of involuntary job loss

Nurses potentially suffer from sleep deprivation and common sleep disorders

Nurses potentially suffer from sleep deprivation and common sleep disorders

Sleep-disordered breathing severity associated with epigenetic age acceleration

Sleep-disordered breathing severity associated with epigenetic age acceleration

UA physician-scientist receives grant to study sleep apnea and heart health

UA physician-scientist receives grant to study sleep apnea and heart health

Study finds extremely low use of weight loss medicines by veterans

Study finds extremely low use of weight loss medicines by veterans

Patients with sleep apnea have higher risk of postoperative cardiovascular complications

Patients with sleep apnea have higher risk of postoperative cardiovascular complications

Snoring causes damage and prevents healing in the upper airway tract

Snoring causes damage and prevents healing in the upper airway tract

Study: Women tend to underreport snoring and underestimate its loudness

Study: Women tend to underreport snoring and underestimate its loudness

Researchers develop oral appliance to help sufferers of sleep apnea

Researchers develop oral appliance to help sufferers of sleep apnea