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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.
Feeling sleepy during the day could predict Alzheimer's disease finds study

Feeling sleepy during the day could predict Alzheimer's disease finds study

Non-adherence to sleep apnea treatment linked to increased hospital readmissions

Non-adherence to sleep apnea treatment linked to increased hospital readmissions

American Football players face risk of future sleep breathing issues, study finds

American Football players face risk of future sleep breathing issues, study finds

Treating sleep-disordered breathing may improve prognosis of heart failure patients

Treating sleep-disordered breathing may improve prognosis of heart failure patients

WSU researchers to test novel sleep measurement technology in insomniacs

WSU researchers to test novel sleep measurement technology in insomniacs

Study finds narrowed upper airways in preterm infants that may explain higher OSA risk

Study finds narrowed upper airways in preterm infants that may explain higher OSA risk

Loyola Medicine otolaryngologist corrects sleep apnea symptoms with ENT procedure

Loyola Medicine otolaryngologist corrects sleep apnea symptoms with ENT procedure

Synthetic cannabis-like drug found to be safe and effective in treating sleep apnea

Synthetic cannabis-like drug found to be safe and effective in treating sleep apnea

PAP therapy improves quality of life in patients with obstructive sleep apnea, study shows

PAP therapy improves quality of life in patients with obstructive sleep apnea, study shows

OSA may put elderly people at increased risk of developing Alzheimer's disease

OSA may put elderly people at increased risk of developing Alzheimer's disease

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