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.
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

Study reports new findings that are contrary to traditional thinking about sleep disorders

Study reports new findings that are contrary to traditional thinking about sleep disorders

CPAP treatment can result in weight loss in people with sleep apnea and obseity

CPAP treatment can result in weight loss in people with sleep apnea and obseity

Itamar Medical launches next-generation WatchPAT system for home sleep apnea testing

Itamar Medical launches next-generation WatchPAT system for home sleep apnea testing

Mild sleep apnea during pregnancy changes sugar levels and may affect infant growth patterns

Mild sleep apnea during pregnancy changes sugar levels and may affect infant growth patterns

Sleep apnea may be linked to higher tau accumulations in the brain, study finds

Sleep apnea may be linked to higher tau accumulations in the brain, study finds

Sleep apnea linked to Alzheimer’s disease

Sleep apnea linked to Alzheimer’s disease

Sleep apnea could be linked to accumulation of Alzheimer’s disease biomarker

Sleep apnea could be linked to accumulation of Alzheimer’s disease biomarker

Sleep apnea may be related to higher accumulation of Alzheimer's biomarker in the brain

Sleep apnea may be related to higher accumulation of Alzheimer's biomarker in the brain