Study finds that CPAP therapy reduces acid reflux in people with sleep apnea
Oct 03, 2016
A new study suggests that CPAP therapy may help improve the symptoms of nocturnal gastroesophageal reflux in patients with obstructive sleep apnea.
Not all sleep apnea patients are obese
Sep 26, 2016
Contrary to popular opinion, not all people who suffer from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) are obese. However, a new study from Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) and the Prince of Wales Hospital (POWH) highlights that ...
Sleep apnea diagnoses up among outpatients from 1993 to 2010
Sep 12, 2016
(HealthDay)—From 1993 to 2010 there was an increase in the diagnosis of sleep apnea in U.S. ambulatory practice visits, according to a study published online Sept. 1 in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society.
Losartan reduces aldosterone in patients with HTN, without OSA
Sep 09, 2016
(HealthDay)—For patients with hypertension and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), treatment with losartan does not lead to significant reductions in aldosterone, but the treatment is tied to aldosterone reductions in patients ...
Simulation study highlights potential driving risk posed by patients with obstructive sleep apnea
Sep 06, 2016
The potential driving risk posed by patients with obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSAS) is highlighted in a simulation study presented today (7 September, 2016) at this year's European Respiratory Society (ERS) International ...
Implanted device successfully treats central sleep apnea, study finds
Sep 01, 2016
Results from an international, randomized study show that an implanted nerve stimulator significantly improves symptoms in those with central sleep apnea, without causing serious side effects.
Is your child snoring? It may be a sign of a serious sleep issue
Aug 31, 2016
Snoring can be a normal symptom of a cold or virus in children. But when snoring persists and children have difficulty sleeping, parents should take their children to a doctor to look for signs of more serious conditions.
SAVE - sleep apnea treatment: No cardiovascular benefit
Aug 29, 2016
More than 3 years of nightly treatment with a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine did not reduce cardiovascular risk more than usual care among patients with cardiovascular disease and obstructive sleep apnea ...
Researchers release global sleep apnoea study
Aug 29, 2016
The largest sleep study ever undertaken has found that the leading therapy for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP), does not reduce recurrent strokes and heart attacks in people with ...
Link between schizophrenia and sleep apnoea
Aug 24, 2016
New University of Adelaide research at the Lyell McEwin Hospital has shown that people with schizophrenia are 3.4 times more likely to have severe obstructive sleep apnoea than people without.