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.
Mother’s sleep can impact health of their growing baby, shows research

Mother’s sleep can impact health of their growing baby, shows research

Study: Supplemental oxygen prevents rise in morning blood pressure in OSA patients

Study: Supplemental oxygen prevents rise in morning blood pressure in OSA patients

New study links obstructive sleep apnea with changes to brain structure typical of dementia

New study links obstructive sleep apnea with changes to brain structure typical of dementia

Even mild sleep disturbances can increase blood pressure in women

Even mild sleep disturbances can increase blood pressure in women

Poor sleep quality may be important risk factor for atrial fibrillation

Poor sleep quality may be important risk factor for atrial fibrillation

Loyola Medicine study: Floppy eyelids linked to sleep apnea

Loyola Medicine study: Floppy eyelids linked to sleep apnea

Study highlights potential use of blood biomarkers as diagnostic tool for sleep apnea

Study highlights potential use of blood biomarkers as diagnostic tool for sleep apnea

Researchers assess impact of sleep apnea treatment on diabetes management

Researchers assess impact of sleep apnea treatment on diabetes management

Lower sleep efficiency in people with diabetes and prediabetes associated with poorer cognitive function

Lower sleep efficiency in people with diabetes and prediabetes associated with poorer cognitive function

Study explores if CPAP treatment can improve sexual QOL for sleep apnea patients

Study explores if CPAP treatment can improve sexual QOL for sleep apnea patients

Study: Prediabetic patients with OSA could lower their resting heart rates by using CPAP

Study: Prediabetic patients with OSA could lower their resting heart rates by using CPAP

HSS study aims to find if bariatric surgery prior to knee replacement can improve outcomes

HSS study aims to find if bariatric surgery prior to knee replacement can improve outcomes

Older Americans have increased risk for OSA but rarely investigated

Older Americans have increased risk for OSA but rarely investigated

Study: Older adults have high risk for OSA, yet illness remains vastly underdiagnosed

Study: Older adults have high risk for OSA, yet illness remains vastly underdiagnosed

Research reveals why people with tetraplegia more likely to suffer from sleep apnea

Research reveals why people with tetraplegia more likely to suffer from sleep apnea

AASM position statement: Medical cannabis not be used for treatment of sleep apnea

AASM position statement: Medical cannabis not be used for treatment of sleep apnea

Study finds increased risk of motor vehicle crashes in sleep-deprived individuals

Study finds increased risk of motor vehicle crashes in sleep-deprived individuals

New research grant by Fisher & Paykel Healthcare to advance COPD patient care

New research grant by Fisher & Paykel Healthcare to advance COPD patient care

Weight loss surgery widely underutilized among young patients with severe obesity

Weight loss surgery widely underutilized among young patients with severe obesity

Study highlights significant clinical differences between men and women with sleep apnea

Study highlights significant clinical differences between men and women with sleep apnea