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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

Sleep apnea sufferers have double the risk of stroke and death

Sleep apnea sufferers have double the risk of stroke and death

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

Strong association between physical and mental health problems and restless legs syndrome

Strong association between physical and mental health problems and restless legs syndrome

United States has a major weight problem and it will get worse

United States has a major weight problem and it will get worse

Bariatric surgery is a safe option for treating obese patients who have coronary artery disease

Bariatric surgery is a safe option for treating obese patients who have coronary artery disease

Children who use community health centers may be at a particularly high risk of being obese

Children who use community health centers may be at a particularly high risk of being obese

Inexpensive method to assess the stability and quality of sleep

Inexpensive method to assess the stability and quality of sleep

Nighttime dying linked to sleep apnea from brain cell loss

Nighttime dying linked to sleep apnea from brain cell loss

A new study shows that the number of Americans who had weight-loss surgery quadrupled between 1998 and 2002

A new study shows that the number of Americans who had weight-loss surgery quadrupled between 1998 and 2002

Congenital central hypoventilation syndrome (CCHS) offers clues to SIDS, sleep apnea

Congenital central hypoventilation syndrome (CCHS) offers clues to SIDS, sleep apnea

Young children who snore more likely to be hyperactive later on

Young children who snore more likely to be hyperactive later on

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

New research tool replicates extreme environmental conditions to help understand the human body's response to everyday stresses

New research tool replicates extreme environmental conditions to help understand the human body's response to everyday stresses

Cardiovascular researchers at the University of Oregon use new environmental chamber to investigate the body's response to stress

Cardiovascular researchers at the University of Oregon use new environmental chamber to investigate the body's response to stress

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

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