Obstructive sleep apnea among Army aircrew - Goldie C, Stork B, Bernhardt K, Gaydos SJ, Kelley AM.
INTRODUCTION: Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a condition characterized by disrupted sleep and excessive daytime fatigue. Associated cognitive and psychomotor decrements pose a threat to aviators' performance and flight safety. Additionally, the longer te... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

XII Medical Completes $30 Million Series A Financing
World-class investor syndicate supports best-in-class, patient-centric solution for obstructive sleep apnea UNION CITY, Calif., May 5, 2022 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- XII Medical, Inc., a private health technology company, today annou... Devices, Venture Capital XII Medical, obstructive sleep apnea (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - May 5, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Weight Loss and Lifestyle Program Cuts Severity of Sleep Apnea
Change in apnea - hypopnea index greater for men receiving eight - week weight loss and lifestyle intervention in addition to usual care (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - April 28, 2022 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Neurology, ENT, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Weight Loss and Lifestyle Program Cuts Severity of Sleep Apnea
THURSDAY, April 28, 2022 -- An interdisciplinary weight loss and lifestyle intervention is associated with clinically meaningful and sustainable improvements in obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) severity and health-related quality of life, according to... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 28, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Implant May Alleviate Sleep Apnea in Teens With Down Syndrome Implant May Alleviate Sleep Apnea in Teens With Down Syndrome
Hypoglossal nerve stimulation is safe and effective in teens with co-morbid Down syndrome and persistent sleep apnea as a result of adenotonsillectomy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - April 27, 2022 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Sulthiame May Be Effective for Treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Treatment reduces the number of breathing pauses and promotes oxygenation (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - April 27, 2022 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Internal Medicine, Neurology, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Sulthiame May Be Effective for Treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea
WEDNESDAY, April 27, 2022 -- Sulthiame (STM) appears to be safe and effective for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), according to a study recently published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. Jan Hedner,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 27, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Upper Airway Stimulation Helps Sleep Apnea in Teens With Down Syndrome
(MedPage Today) -- Upper airway stimulation appeared safe and effective in improving severe persistent obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in adolescents with Down syndrome, a small multi-center cohort study found. In this first study to evaluate upper... (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - April 25, 2022 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Sleep Disorders Lead to Risky Driving Habits Sleep Disorders Lead to Risky Driving Habits
Among people who suffer from sleep apnea, driving habits become riskier as their problem with sleep progresses, according to researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine.Quick Take (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Does sleep apnea exacerbate adverse driving behaviours and accident risk in drivers with preclinical markers of Alzheimer's Disease? - Vakulin A, D'Rozario A.
[The publisher has not provided an abstract for this article.] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 25, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Cancer warning: The risk of the disease may be twofold higher in sleep apnea patients
THE THREAT of cancer is looming large since the pandemic left a trail of chaos in its wake. Understanding the predisposing factors could lessen the risk for millions, however. There is evidence these may include sleep apnea, with severe cases leading to a doubled risk of the disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Smartphone-Recorded Sleep Breathing Sounds May Help Predict OSA Smartphone-Recorded Sleep Breathing Sounds May Help Predict OSA
Smartphone-recorded sleep breathing sounds were used to create"reasonably accurate" obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) prediction models in a cross-sectional study, researchers say, but they are not yet ready for the clinic.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - April 22, 2022 Category: Surgery Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

Tongue Stimulator Shows Promise as Sleep Apnea Treatment in Kids With Down Syndrome
Title: Tongue Stimulator Shows Promise as Sleep Apnea Treatment in Kids With Down SyndromeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/22/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/22/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Sleep General)
Source: MedicineNet Sleep General - April 22, 2022 Category: Sleep Medicine Source Type: news

Upper Airway Stimulation Effective in Teens With Down Syndrome, OSA
THURSDAY, April 21, 2022 -- For adolescents with Down syndrome and severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), upper airway stimulation is safe and effective, according to a study published online April 21 in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head& Neck... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 21, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Is a Drug for Sleep Apnea on the Horizon?
Title: Is a Drug for Sleep Apnea on the Horizon?Category: Health NewsCreated: 4/20/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/21/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Sleep General)
Source: MedicineNet Sleep General - April 21, 2022 Category: Sleep Medicine Source Type: news