CPAP doesn't alter renal function in coexisting OSA, CVD
Aug 11, 2017
(HealthDay)—For individuals with coexisting obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and cardiovascular disease, continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) does not alter renal function, according to a study published online July ...
Automated measure of nighttime oxygen levels could speed diagnosis of sleep apnea
Aug 07, 2017
Computer analysis of oxygen levels in the blood during sleep could—by itself—provide an easy, relatively inexpensive and sufficiently reliable way to determine which children who snore habitually could benefit from a ...
Research into childhood obstructive sleep-disordered breathing examined
Aug 03, 2017
Although sleep apnea is typically considered a condition affecting adults, breathing problems during sleep in children are common and may affect their health and behavior. Disturbed sleep in children due to breathing problems ...
Concerns that sleep apnea could impact healthspan
Jul 27, 2017
The number of people with obstructive sleep apnea has steadily increased over the past two decades. The disorder, which causes a person to briefly stop breathing when asleep, affects over 100 million people globally and is ...
Videotaping sleepers raises CPAP use
Jul 24, 2017
(HealthDay)—A video may be worth a thousand words for someone with sleep apnea.
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.