Sleep disorders may increase cognitive problems particularly in those at risk for Alzheimer's
Jul 21, 2017
People who carry a genetic susceptibility to Alzheimer's disease appear to be at greater risk of diminished cognition from sleep-disordered breathing than those without the susceptibility, according to new research published ...
Anti-nausea drug could help treat sleep apnea
Jun 06, 2017
An old pharmaceutical product may be a new treatment for obstructive sleep apnea, according to new research presented today by University of Illinois at Chicago and Northwestern University scientists at the SLEEP 2017 annual ...
Mild-to-moderate obstructive sleep apnea is associated with hypertension, diabetes
Jun 05, 2017
Preliminary data from two studies suggest that mild-to-moderate obstructive sleep apnea is associated with an increased risk of developing hypertension and diabetes.
Babies born to mothers with sleep apnea have higher risk of adverse neonatal outcomes
Jun 04, 2017
A new study is the first to demonstrate a higher risk of congenital anomalies and resuscitation at birth in newborns of mothers who have obstructive sleep apnea.
New disposable, wearable patch found to effectively detect sleep apnea
Jun 04, 2017
Results of a definitive clinical trial show that a new, disposable diagnostic patch effectively detects obstructive sleep apnea across all severity levels.
Sleep apnea may increase atrial fibrillation risk
May 22, 2017
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may increase the risk of developing atrial fibrillation (AF), according to new research presented at the ATS 2017 International Conference.
Sleep apnea and insomnia in African-Americans goes undiagnosed
May 22, 2017
African Americans with sleep apnea and insomnia are rarely diagnosed with either problem, even when the severity of the two sleep disorders are likely to affect their health, according to new research presented at the ATS ...
Lifestyle changes and treatment options may help with snoring
May 05, 2017
Dear Mayo Clinic: Is there anything that can be done for snoring other than using a CPAP machine? I have tried using one for the past year, and while my wife says it does prevent me from snoring, I cannot sleep comfortably ...
Childhood sleep apnoea is common but hard to diagnose
Apr 28, 2017
The cessation of breathing during sleep caused by enlarged tonsils is common in preschool-age children and can cause serious complications, but the methods normally used to diagnose the condition are subjective and unreliable. ...
Researchers find new mechanism essential for maintaining breathing rhythm; potential treatment for apnea
Apr 07, 2017
In a new study published in the journal Neuron, a group of researchers at Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital, Washington University and the University of Pennsylvania reveal a new neural mechanism that ...