Is snoring anything to worry about?
Jan 17, 2017
There's nothing quite like the sound of snoring as the ultimate sleep interrupter.
A novel way to diagnose sleep apnea
Jan 09, 2017
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers have developed a new system to assess obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) severity while a patient is awake and analyze sleep-wake activity, using his or her smartphone.
Sleep apnea treatment showing good results
Dec 06, 2016
Daniel Tarro had a bad snore. It kept his family up at night. It woke up the neighbors if the windows were open. It once disturbed a gymnasium full of sleeping rescue volunteers, forcing Tarro to move to a private area to ...
Sleep apnea may make lung cancer more deadly
Nov 17, 2016
A team of researchers from the University of Chicago and the University of Barcelona has found that intermittent hypoxia, or an irregular lack of air experienced by people with sleep apnea, can increase tumor growth by promoting ...
Sleep apnea immediately compromises blood pressure
Nov 17, 2016
A single bout of sleep apnea impacts the human body's ability to regulate blood pressure.
Basal metabolic rate down after CPAP initiation in OSA
Nov 10, 2016
(HealthDay)—For patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), treatment with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is associated with a decrease in basal metabolic rate (BMR), according to a study published recently ...
Genetic cause for shift work fatigue discovered
Nov 04, 2016
Some people adapt easily to shift work, but not everyone can handle constant disruptions to their daily rhythm. Finnish researchers have now found that a melatonin receptor gene influences tolerance to shift work.
Intense awakenings during the night may contribute to sleep apnoea
Nov 01, 2016
Researchers from Neuroscience Research Australia have identified a potential new cause for obstructive sleep apnoea. Specifically, how 'intensely' a person wakes during the night.
Study finds that sleep apnea therapy has positive impact on hypertensive patients
Oct 28, 2016
A new study shows that positive airway pressure (PAP) therapy for sleep apnea may have a positive impact on sleep-related functional outcomes among patients who also suffer from hypertension. The findings suggest that untreated ...
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.