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.
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

Lifestyle changes can help people gain control of their snoring

Lifestyle changes can help people gain control of their snoring

Untreated sleep apnea can increase the risk of dying from heart disease

Untreated sleep apnea can increase the risk of dying from heart disease

Greater medical care needed for older adults with untreated sleep apnea

Greater medical care needed for older adults with untreated sleep apnea

Losing Tongue Fat Improves Sleep Apnea

Losing Tongue Fat Improves Sleep Apnea

Weight loss decreases tongue fat in obese patients with sleep apnea, study shows

Weight loss decreases tongue fat in obese patients with sleep apnea, study shows

New study compares sleep quality between postmenopausal and pre/perimenopausal women

New study compares sleep quality between postmenopausal and pre/perimenopausal women

UIC researchers receive $2.9 million to study sleep apnea and chronic kidney disease

UIC researchers receive $2.9 million to study sleep apnea and chronic kidney disease

Women may be preferentially underdiagnosed for obstructive sleep apnea

Women may be preferentially underdiagnosed for obstructive sleep apnea

Study: One-third of children having tonsillectomies benefitted from opioid-free surgery and recovery

Study: One-third of children having tonsillectomies benefitted from opioid-free surgery and recovery

Retinal macular damage linked to sleep apnea in diabetes

Retinal macular damage linked to sleep apnea in diabetes

PAP therapy associated with reduced acute care visits for patients with obstructive sleep apnea

PAP therapy associated with reduced acute care visits for patients with obstructive sleep apnea

Sleep DownUnder 2019 hosts leading experts to reveal latest snooze secrets

Sleep DownUnder 2019 hosts leading experts to reveal latest snooze secrets

Study finds high risk of sleep problems in ethnically diverse mothers and children living in poverty

Study finds high risk of sleep problems in ethnically diverse mothers and children living in poverty

Many Italian truck drivers suffer from sleep-related breathing problem, shows survey

Many Italian truck drivers suffer from sleep-related breathing problem, shows survey

Sleep studies may be an unreliable predictor for treatment of children with sleep apnea

Sleep studies may be an unreliable predictor for treatment of children with sleep apnea

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