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.
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

Association between OSA and cardiovascular diseases in women

Association between OSA and cardiovascular diseases in women

Excessive daytime sleepiness in OSA patients linked to greater risk for cardiovascular diseases

Excessive daytime sleepiness in OSA patients linked to greater risk for cardiovascular diseases

Children are grossly underdiagnosed for sleep disordered breathing, research reveals

Children are grossly underdiagnosed for sleep disordered breathing, research reveals

Researchers examine link between OSA and inflammation, organ damage

Researchers examine link between OSA and inflammation, organ damage

Study explores patterns of adenoid and tonsil growth in teenagers

Study explores patterns of adenoid and tonsil growth in teenagers

Sleep apnea patients struggle to remember details of life memories, study shows

Sleep apnea patients struggle to remember details of life memories, study shows

Study shows link between air pollution and increased risk of sleep apnea

Study shows link between air pollution and increased risk of sleep apnea

Nasal surgery can reduce or eliminate chronic headaches in selected patients

Nasal surgery can reduce or eliminate chronic headaches in selected patients

Women with sleep apnea show higher risk of heart damage

Women with sleep apnea show higher risk of heart damage

Nasal delivery of leptin hormone may help ease breathing problems during sleep

Nasal delivery of leptin hormone may help ease breathing problems during sleep

Researchers discover biomarker for most common type of heart failure

Researchers discover biomarker for most common type of heart failure

Duration of respiratory disturbances may better predict mortality risk from OSA

Duration of respiratory disturbances may better predict mortality risk from OSA

Researchers develop new tool to screen for sleep apnea in people with epilepsy

Researchers develop new tool to screen for sleep apnea in people with epilepsy

Philips' new full face DreamWear mask offers more options for patients with respiratory conditions

Philips' new full face DreamWear mask offers more options for patients with respiratory conditions