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.
Researchers identify neural circuitry responsible for rousing the brain during sleep apnea

Researchers identify neural circuitry responsible for rousing the brain during sleep apnea

Hot flashes, night sweats in middle-aged women may be linked to high risk of obstructive sleep apnea

Hot flashes, night sweats in middle-aged women may be linked to high risk of obstructive sleep apnea

Severe hot flashes in midlife linked to higher risk for obstructive sleep apnea

Severe hot flashes in midlife linked to higher risk for obstructive sleep apnea

AASM’s new position statement describes clinical use of home sleep apnea test

AASM’s new position statement describes clinical use of home sleep apnea test

Implantable device receives FDA approval as treatment option for central sleep apnea

Implantable device receives FDA approval as treatment option for central sleep apnea

FDA approves new treatment option for patients with moderate to severe central sleep apnea

FDA approves new treatment option for patients with moderate to severe central sleep apnea

Study shows prevalence of sleep disturbances among adolescents exposed to terror attacks

Study shows prevalence of sleep disturbances among adolescents exposed to terror attacks

New tool reveals high cost of untreated sleep disorders in workplace

New tool reveals high cost of untreated sleep disorders in workplace

Study may contribute to genetic understanding of high-altitude adaptation

Study may contribute to genetic understanding of high-altitude adaptation

Study finds link between sleep pattern and temperament in preterm children

Study finds link between sleep pattern and temperament in preterm children

Automated messages, telemonitoring effective in improving CPAP adherence among OSA patients

Automated messages, telemonitoring effective in improving CPAP adherence among OSA patients

New method can offer cost-effective solution to assess OSA risk and severity

New method can offer cost-effective solution to assess OSA risk and severity

Most patients treated for atrial fibrillation have sleep apnea, study shows

Most patients treated for atrial fibrillation have sleep apnea, study shows

Study shows metabolic, cardiovascular consequences of untreated sleep apnea

Study shows metabolic, cardiovascular consequences of untreated sleep apnea

Global report shows both public and HCPs embrace benefits of connected care technologies

Global report shows both public and HCPs embrace benefits of connected care technologies

Wireless remote monitoring: the future for patients with atrial fibrillation?

Wireless remote monitoring: the future for patients with atrial fibrillation?

Computer analysis of oxygen levels overnight may be easy, reliable way to detect pediatric sleep apnea

Computer analysis of oxygen levels overnight may be easy, reliable way to detect pediatric sleep apnea

Researchers identify gaps in management of children with obstructive sleep-disordered breathing

Researchers identify gaps in management of children with obstructive sleep-disordered breathing

Patients with Type 2 diabetes and OSA found to be at greater risk of developing diabetic retinopathy

Patients with Type 2 diabetes and OSA found to be at greater risk of developing diabetic retinopathy

Study reveals link between insomnia and suicidality

Study reveals link between insomnia and suicidality