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.
Template for COVID-19 management in a rural health system

Template for COVID-19 management in a rural health system

Untreated obstructive sleep apnea linked with increased hospitalization from flu

Untreated obstructive sleep apnea linked with increased hospitalization from flu

Why do we need sleep?

Why do we need sleep?

Sleep apnea treatment can lower daytime resting heart rates in patients with prediabetes

Sleep apnea treatment can lower daytime resting heart rates in patients with prediabetes

Sleep apnea increases risk of severe COVID 19

Sleep apnea increases risk of severe COVID 19

Generalized epilepsy patients have higher OSA risk than people with focal epilepsy

Generalized epilepsy patients have higher OSA risk than people with focal epilepsy

Study finds identical signs of brain damage in sleep apnea and Alzheimer's disease

Study finds identical signs of brain damage in sleep apnea and Alzheimer's disease

Women with a history of sleep apnea may have higher spine fracture risk

Women with a history of sleep apnea may have higher spine fracture risk

Multi-level surgical technique gives new hope to sleep apnea patients

Multi-level surgical technique gives new hope to sleep apnea patients

New clinical practice guidelines on optimal management of patients with COPD

New clinical practice guidelines on optimal management of patients with COPD

Novel research determines the prevalence of chronic kidney disease

Novel research determines the prevalence of chronic kidney disease

Increased physical activity associated with lower sleep apnea risk

Increased physical activity associated with lower sleep apnea risk

New treatments for sleep apnea and other weak muscle conditions to be unveiled at global biotech event

New treatments for sleep apnea and other weak muscle conditions to be unveiled at global biotech event

Mandibular advancement device helps relieve daytime sleepiness in patients with sleep apnea

Mandibular advancement device helps relieve daytime sleepiness in patients with sleep apnea

Sleep apnea may increase the risk of severe COVID-19, say researchers

Sleep apnea may increase the risk of severe COVID-19, say researchers

3D face photos could predict the likelihood of obstructive sleep apnea

3D face photos could predict the likelihood of obstructive sleep apnea

Novel polysomnography parameters provide new insight into daytime alertness in OSA patients

Novel polysomnography parameters provide new insight into daytime alertness in OSA patients

Recipients of 2020 Sleep Research Society awards announced

Recipients of 2020 Sleep Research Society awards announced

Artificial intelligence could improve efficiencies and precision in sleep medicine

Artificial intelligence could improve efficiencies and precision in sleep medicine

New deep learning model enables automatic sleep staging with high accuracy

New deep learning model enables automatic sleep staging with high accuracy