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.
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

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