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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: 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

Women with diabetes at greater risk for sleep disturbances

Women with diabetes at greater risk for sleep disturbances

Oral appliance may be effective first line treatment for some types of sleep apnea

Oral appliance may be effective first line treatment for some types of sleep apnea

Atrial fibrillation is common and incurable, but can be controlled

Atrial fibrillation is common and incurable, but can be controlled

Advanced sleep phase may affect at least 1 in 300 adults, study reveals

Advanced sleep phase may affect at least 1 in 300 adults, study reveals

Obstructive sleep apnea may be one reason for treatment-resistant depression

Obstructive sleep apnea may be one reason for treatment-resistant depression

More than 936 million people have sleep apnea, ResMed-led analysis reveals

More than 936 million people have sleep apnea, ResMed-led analysis reveals

CPAP treatment for sleep apnea can improve depression symptoms

CPAP treatment for sleep apnea can improve depression symptoms

PET/CT imaging spots cardiovascular disease risk factors in OSA patients

PET/CT imaging spots cardiovascular disease risk factors in OSA patients

People with obstructive sleep apnea have higher risk of involuntary job loss

People with obstructive sleep apnea have higher risk of involuntary job loss

Nurses potentially suffer from sleep deprivation and common sleep disorders

Nurses potentially suffer from sleep deprivation and common sleep disorders