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.
Association of obstructive sleep apnea with hospitalization due to COVID-19

Association of obstructive sleep apnea with hospitalization due to COVID-19

Study offers more insight into respiratory event-related sleep fragmentation and OSA severity

Study offers more insight into respiratory event-related sleep fragmentation and OSA severity

New method of monitoring over multiple nights may accurately detect obstructive sleep apnea

New method of monitoring over multiple nights may accurately detect obstructive sleep apnea

Co-morbid insomnia and sleep apnea linked to greater mortality risk

Co-morbid insomnia and sleep apnea linked to greater mortality risk

New consensus-based recommendations designed to improve quality of life for DMD patients

New consensus-based recommendations designed to improve quality of life for DMD patients

Nearly 20% of adults have elevated troponin levels after major non-cardiac surgery

Nearly 20% of adults have elevated troponin levels after major non-cardiac surgery

Link identified between early lower respiratory tract infections and development of OSA in children

Link identified between early lower respiratory tract infections and development of OSA in children

Men's sleep may be more influenced by the lunar cycle, study shows

Men's sleep may be more influenced by the lunar cycle, study shows

Obstructive sleep apnea may affect heart health and increase blood pressure in children

Obstructive sleep apnea may affect heart health and increase blood pressure in children

Medical associations join forces to remove regulatory barriers  to noninvasive ventilation

Medical associations join forces to remove regulatory barriers to noninvasive ventilation

People with OSA have greater risk of sudden death and cardiovascular conditions

People with OSA have greater risk of sudden death and cardiovascular conditions

New AASM position statement emphasizes that sleep is a biological necessity

New AASM position statement emphasizes that sleep is a biological necessity

CPAP use by sleep apnea patients associated with lower cardiovascular risk

CPAP use by sleep apnea patients associated with lower cardiovascular risk

Poor sleep increases risk of long-term cognitive decline in Hispanics/Latinos

Poor sleep increases risk of long-term cognitive decline in Hispanics/Latinos

Irregular sleep patterns in men can cause cognitive decline

Irregular sleep patterns in men can cause cognitive decline

Enough to wreck their rest: $10,322 for a sleep study

Enough to wreck their rest: $10,322 for a sleep study

Poor sleep impacts risk of long-term cognitive decline in Hispanic/Latino adults

Poor sleep impacts risk of long-term cognitive decline in Hispanic/Latino adults

Women with history of weight cycling have increased rates of sleep problems

Women with history of weight cycling have increased rates of sleep problems

Children with sleep disordered breathing disorder are likely to show aggressive, hyperactive behaviors

Children with sleep disordered breathing disorder are likely to show aggressive, hyperactive behaviors

Sleep disorders increase health care utilization and costs

Sleep disorders increase health care utilization and costs