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.
Wearing a special mask to bed helps children with sleep apnea breathe and sleep better

Wearing a special mask to bed helps children with sleep apnea breathe and sleep better

Can marriages be saved by treating snoring?

Can marriages be saved by treating snoring?

Continuous positive airways pressure for obstructive sleep apnoea in adults

Continuous positive airways pressure for obstructive sleep apnoea in adults

Growth hormone helps children with sleep apnea

Growth hormone helps children with sleep apnea

Toddlers with sleep apnea experience more respiratory disturbances when they sleep on their backs

Toddlers with sleep apnea experience more respiratory disturbances when they sleep on their backs

Sleeping on their back causes breathing problems for babies

Sleeping on their back causes breathing problems for babies

Sleeping on back affects sleep apnea among young children

Sleeping on back affects sleep apnea among young children

Obstructive sleep apnea significantly increases the risk of stroke

Obstructive sleep apnea significantly increases the risk of stroke

Silent reflux may be the cause of sleep disturbances in patients with unexplained sleep disorders

Silent reflux may be the cause of sleep disturbances in patients with unexplained sleep disorders

Nighttime dying linked to sleep apnea from brain cell loss

Nighttime dying linked to sleep apnea from brain cell loss

Children who snore are far more likely to suffer hyperactivity disorders

Children who snore are far more likely to suffer hyperactivity disorders

Wearing a continuous positive airway pressure device helps heart failure patients with obstructive sleep apnea get a good night's rest

Wearing a continuous positive airway pressure device helps heart failure patients with obstructive sleep apnea get a good night's rest

Short-term use of CPAP therapy may protect against cardiovascular disease

Short-term use of CPAP therapy may protect against cardiovascular disease

Excessive sleepiness in adolescents may indicate more than just lack of sleep

Excessive sleepiness in adolescents may indicate more than just lack of sleep

Losing weight for a better night's sleep

Losing weight for a better night's sleep

Breathing disorders during sleep are common among asthmatics

Breathing disorders during sleep are common among asthmatics

First study to examine liver injury in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)

First study to examine liver injury in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)

Obstructive sleep apnea significantly increases the risk of suffering a stroke

Obstructive sleep apnea significantly increases the risk of suffering a stroke

Surgery for children with sleep apnea improves quality of life

Surgery for children with sleep apnea improves quality of life

CPAP therapy helps control glucose levels among patients with Type II diabetes and sleep apnea

CPAP therapy helps control glucose levels among patients with Type II diabetes and sleep apnea