AHA News: Severe Sleep Apnea Could Damage Key Blood Vessels
MONDAY, July 26, 2021 (American Heart Association News) -- Severe sleep apnea is associated with major changes in key arteries and could speed up vascular aging, according to new research. The study published Monday in the Journal of the American... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 26, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

AHA News: Severe Sleep Apnea Could Damage Key Blood Vessels
Title: AHA News: Severe Sleep Apnea Could Damage Key Blood VesselsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/26/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/26/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - July 26, 2021 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Want to Avoid Sleep Apnea? Get Off the Sofa
THURSDAY, July 22, 2021 -- Here's yet another reason to limit screen time and get moving: Boosting your activity levels could reduce your risk of sleep apnea, according to a new study. Compared to the most active people in the study, those who spent... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 22, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Want to Avoid Sleep Apnea? Get Off the Sofa
Title: Want to Avoid Sleep Apnea? Get Off the SofaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/22/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/22/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Sleep General)
Source: MedicineNet Sleep General - July 22, 2021 Category: Sleep Medicine Source Type: news

Large-scale study finds greater sedentary hours increases risk of obstructive sleep apnea
(Brigham and Women's Hospital) A new study by investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital examined the relationship between active lifestyles and the risk of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Large-Scale Study Finds Greater Sedentary Hours Increases Risk of Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Study finds that maintaining an active lifestyle can reduce the risk of OSA, encourages physicians to recommend exercise-based interventions for those at risk (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - July 21, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

When is Post-Operative Bleeding Most Likely to Occur after a Tonsillectomy?
Discussion Tonsillectomy is one of the most commonly performed surgical procedures in the US with pressure equalizing tubes and circumcisions also being among the top procedures. About 500,000 are performed yearly in the US in children under 15 years. Primary indications are recurrent throat infections (e.g. “
Source: PediatricEducation.org - July 19, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Always Tired? You May Have Sleep Apnea
If you feel tired and exhausted when you wake up every morning you may have sleep apnea. Find out more about the different types of FDA-cleared and FDA-approved obstructive sleep apnea or OSA treatments that work and help you get restful and restorative sleep. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - July 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea Linked to Elevated BP in Teens
THURSDAY, July 1, 2021 -- Pediatric obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is associated with elevated blood pressure (eBP) in adolescence, according to a study published online June 23 in JAMA Cardiology. Julio Fernandez-Mendoza, Ph.D., from Penn State... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 1, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Sleep Apnea in Childhood a Bad Sign for Teenage Heart Health
MONDAY, June 28, 2021 -- Teens who've had sleep apnea since childhood have a much higher risk of high blood pressure than those who never had sleep apnea, new research shows. " Our study showed that pediatric sleep apnea can act as a gateway to... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 28, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Sleep Apnea in Childhood a Bad Sign for Teenage Heart Health
Title: Sleep Apnea in Childhood a Bad Sign for Teenage Heart HealthCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/28/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/28/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - June 28, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Lifestyle Changes to Manage Sleep Apnea
Learn ways to manage your sleep apnea and get the rest you need. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study links sleep apnea in children to increased risk of high blood pressure in teen years
Findings underscore need for early treatment to prevent future cardiovascular disease. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 23, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Study links sleep apnea in children to increased risk of high blood pressure in teen years
(NIH/National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute) Children with obstructive sleep apnea are nearly three times more likely to develop high blood pressure when they become teenagers than children who never experience sleep apnea, according to a new study funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), part of the National Institutes of Health. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Untreated Sleep Apnea Tied to COVID - 19 Infections, More Severe Cases
However, positive airway pressure therapy tied to lower rates of infection (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 22, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infections, Internal Medicine, Neurology, ENT, Pulmonology, Conference News, Source Type: news

Untreated Sleep Apnea Tied to COVID-19 Infections, More Severe Cases
TUESDAY, June 22, 2021 -- Untreated obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is associated with increased rates of COVID-19 infection, while positive airway pressure (PAP) therapy is associated with lower COVID-19 infection rates, according to a study... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New AHA Statement Urges Attention to Sleep Apnea New AHA Statement Urges Attention to Sleep Apnea
Obstructive sleep apnea is common in adults with CVD, but is often under-recognized and treated, the AHA says in a statement encouraging increased awareness, screening, and treatment.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - June 22, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

AHA Advises OSA Screening for Those With CV Risk, Conditions
MONDAY, June 21, 2021 -- People with cardiovascular risk factors or conditions should be screened for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), according to a scientific statement issued by the American Heart Association and published online June 21 in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

8 Tips for Choosing a CPAP Machine
When you have sleep apnea, a CPAP machine is the most common treatment. Heed these tips to choose the CPAP machine, mask, and accessories that are best for you. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Newly Diagnosed With Sleep Apnea: What to Know
What can I do about sleep apnea? Will it get better? How can I manage it? What’s my first step? Find out what you need to know, what you can do, and what you can expect. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Am I Waking Up Gasping for Air?
Do you find yourself waking up at night gasping for air? It may be sleep apnea and it may not. Find out what can cause these breathing issues at night and what you can do about them. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Treating Sleep Apnea Lowers MI, Stroke Risk Treating Sleep Apnea Lowers MI, Stroke Risk
Treating sleep apnea reduces the risk for stroke, myocardial infarction, and other cardiovascular events, new research shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - June 17, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Philips recalls sleep apnea machines, ventilators over cancer risk
Medical device maker Philips is recalling sleep apnea machines and ventilators containing foam that could put users at risk of cancer or... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More Than a Snore? Recognize the Signs of Sleep Apnea
Title: More Than a Snore? Recognize the Signs of Sleep ApneaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/12/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/14/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Sleep General)
Source: MedicineNet Sleep General - June 14, 2021 Category: Sleep Medicine Source Type: news

Telemedicine program improves access to sleep care for rural veterans
(American Academy of Sleep Medicine) More veterans are receiving important sleep care, especially those living in rural areas where access to sleep medicine specialists can be difficult. The Veterans Health Administration's TeleSleep Program launched telehealth services in 2017 to support the testing, diagnosis, and treatment of obstructive sleep apnea and other sleep disorders. More than one million veterans who received care from VHA in 2020 have sleep apnea. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

More Than a Snore? Recognize the Signs of Sleep Apnea
SATURDAY, June 12, 2021 -- Does your bed partner claim that you snore? If so, don't just tune him or her out. It may mean you have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Untreated sleep apnea -- which causes repeated breathing interruptions during sleep --... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 12, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Sleep Apnea After COVID-19: Possible Cause for Chronic Fatigue? Sleep Apnea After COVID-19: Possible Cause for Chronic Fatigue?
Might sleep apnea account for the chronic fatigue that affects some patients after COVID-19 infection?Journal of Medical Case Reports (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Treating sleep apnea with CPAP therapy is associated with lower risk of heart problems
(American Academy of Sleep Medicine) Findings from a recent study show that patients with untreated, moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea had a higher risk of experiencing a cardiovascular event, but the risk of incident heart problems was decreased in those who used CPAP therapy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Can Sleep Apnea Be Cured with Surgery
? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - June 8, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

What Are the Best Sleep Apnea CPAP Machines
What Are the Best Sleep Apnea Machines (CPAP Machines)? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - June 8, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Itamar's new capabilities include disposable sleep apnea test, subjective sleep data
Itamar Medical plans to provide additional information on its product improvements at the Virtual SLEEP 2021 Conference. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - June 7, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

‘Separate Beds Are a Bad Sign’ and 5 Other Sleep Myths That Are Hurting Your Relationship
Larry and Elyse never imagined they’d end up being one of those “fuddy-duddy” couples who sleep in separate beds. But Larry’s snore was epic. The sheer volume of his snore is why, when Elyse and Larry finally made the decision to sleep in separate beds, Elyse moved into their spare bedroom in the basement. Even then, she slept with ear plugs. Choosing to sleep apart wasn’t a decision they came to easily. She and Larry had been married for 15 years before they made the switch. It wasn’t something either of them wanted. They assumed sleeping apart meant dooming themselves to a loveless (an...
Source: TIME: Health - June 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Wendy Troxel Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

For Sleep Apnea, a Mouth Guard May be a Good Alternative to CPAP
People with sleep apnea who can ’t tolerate the noise and discomfort of a CPAP machine might benefit from a mouth guard or surgery. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicholas Bakalar Tags: Sleep Apnea (Sleep Disorder) Snoring Surgery and Surgeons Source Type: news

OSA: Heart Rate Change May Signal CPAP Benefit OSA: Heart Rate Change May Signal CPAP Benefit
Some nonsleepy patients with coronary artery disease and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may receive cardiovascular benefit from continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - May 28, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Linked to COVID-19 Risk Obstructive Sleep Apnea Linked to COVID-19 Risk
Greater severity of obstructive sleep apnea is associated with a higher risk of contracting COVID-19, and positive airway pressure treatment may counter that risk, according to a retrospective analysis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - May 28, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

Sleep Disorders Tied to Higher Health Care Utilization, Costs
THURSDAY, May 27, 2021 -- Sleep disorders, such as sleep apnea and insomnia, in U.S. adults are associated with significantly higher rates of health care utilization and expenditures, according to a study published online May 4 in the Journal of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 27, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The social and economic cost of sleep disorders - Streatfeild J, Smith J, Mansfield D, Pezzullo L, Hillman D.
STUDY OBJECTIVES: To estimate economic cost of common sleep disorders in Australia for 2019-2020. METHODS: Costs were estimated for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), insomnia, and restless legs syndrome (RLS) using prevalence, financial, and nonfinanc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

' Yo-Yo' Dieting May Mean Sleepless Nights for Women
MONDAY, May 24, 2021 -- So-called yo-yo dieting may increase a woman's risk of insomnia, sleep apnea and other sleep problems, a new study suggests. Yo-yo dieting -- formally called weight cycling -- is defined as losing and regaining 10 pounds or... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 24, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

AHA News: Kids With Sleep Apnea Into Teen Years Could Develop High Blood Pressure
Title: AHA News: Kids With Sleep Apnea Into Teen Years Could Develop High Blood PressureCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/21/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/24/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Sleep General)
Source: MedicineNet Sleep General - May 24, 2021 Category: Sleep Medicine Source Type: news

AHA News: Kids With Sleep Apnea Into Teen Years Could Develop High Blood Pressure
FRIDAY, May 21, 2021 (American Heart Association News) -- Children with obstructive sleep apnea who don't outgrow it by adolescence have nearly three times the risk of high blood pressure as teens compared to those without the breathing issue, a new... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 21, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Sleep Apnea Raises Odds for Severe COVID-19
A new study looks at people with sleep apnea who got COVID and were hospitalized or died from the infection. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sleep Apnea Raises Odds for Severe COVID - 19
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - May 18, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Neurology, Nursing, Pulmonology, Research, News, Source Type: news

Sleep Apnea Raises Odds for Severe COVID-19
TUESDAY, May 18, 2021 -- People suffering from severe obstructive sleep apnea are at a greater risk of catching COVID-19, a new study finds. But researchers at Kaiser Permanente Southern California also found that the longer patients used a... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 18, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Study: CPAP machine cuts heart attack, stroke risk in some apnea patients
Using a CPAP machine could cut the risk for heart attack and stroke, even among those with non-sleepy obstructive sleep apnea, according to a study presented during the American Thoracic Society conference. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - May 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Importance of Screening for OSA Prior to Surgery Importance of Screening for OSA Prior to Surgery
The process for obstructive sleep apnea screening of all patients heading into the operating room should be standardized.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - May 11, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Determinants of sleepiness at wheel and missing accidents in patients with obstructive sleep apnea - Fanfulla F, Pinna GD, Marrone O, D'Artavilla Lupo N, Arcovio S, Bonsignore MR, Morrone E.
STUDY OBJECTIVES: Motor-vehicle crashes are frequent in untreated OSA patients but there is still uncertainty on prevalence as well as physiological or clinical determinants of sleepiness at the wheel (SW) in OSA patients. We assessed determinants of SW or... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Airway Management in Surgical Patients With OSA Airway Management in Surgical Patients With OSA
Patients with obstructive sleep apnea have a significantly higher risk of difficult intubation and difficult mask ventilation. How should anesthesia technique be adapted to accommodate these patients?Anesthesia & Analgesia (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - May 4, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Obstructive sleep apnea and fractures in children and adolescents - Matlen LB, Whitney DG, Whibley D, Jansen EC, Chervin RD, Dunietz GL.
STUDY OBJECTIVES: To examine, among girls and boys, associations between site-specific extremity fracture and sleep apnea diagnosis or treatment. METHODS: A cross-sectional analysis of claims data from 2016-2018 for children aged 2-18. Children wit... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and reaction time in commercial vehicle drivers- an exploratory study - Kamalesh R, Krishnakumar M, Mathangi DC.
Context Road traffic accidents [RTA] are a major cause of morbidity and mortality in India. Obstructive sleep apnea [OSA] has been identified world over as one of the risk factors in vehicle collisions. The estimated death due to RTA attributable to OSA i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Treating sleep apnea may reduce dementia risk
(Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan) People with obstructive sleep apnea who treat their apnea with the commonly-prescribed positive airway pressure therapy were less likely to be diagnosed with dementia. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news