Risk factors for sleepiness at the wheel and sleep-related car accidents among patients with obstructive sleep apnea: data from the French Pays de la Loire Sleep Cohort - Sabil AK, Bignard R, Gerv ès-Pinquié C, Philip P, Le Vaillant M, Trzepizur W, Meslier N, Gagnadoux F.
PURPOSE: We aimed to determine the risk factors of sleepiness at the wheel among patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and to determine factors that were independently associated with reported sleep-related near-miss accidents or car accidents. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Vivos Therapeutics and Candid Announce Strategic Collaboration to Deliver A Comprehensive Sleep Apnea and Orthodontic Treatment Solution
HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo., Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Vivos Therapeutics, Inc. ( " Vivos " or " the Company " ) (NASDAQ: VVOS), a medical technology company focused on developing and commercializing innovative diagnostic and treatment modalities for patients suffering from mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and snoring, and Candid Care Co. ( " Candid " ), a digital platform for oral healthcare, today announced a new collaboration that will seek to provide patients with a comprehensive, whole-mouth solution to diagnose and treat OSA in adult patients and provide ...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - October 22, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Sleep Apnea Linked to Lower Stroke Mortality After Thrombectomy Sleep Apnea Linked to Lower Stroke Mortality After Thrombectomy
Obstructive sleep apnea is paradoxically associated with lower risk for mortality and in-hospital complications after thrombectomy for acute ischemic stroke, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - October 21, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Sleep Apnea Has Many Faces Sleep Apnea Has Many Faces
A 62-year-old patient was forgetting things and was worried she might be developing dementia.Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: a single-center retrospective study - Santilli M, Manciocchi E, D'Addazio G, Di Maria E, D'Attilio M, Femminella B, Sinjari B.
Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) is a sleep breathing disorder that often remains undiagnosed and untreated. OSAS prevalence is increasing exponentially. Starting on the dentist's role as an epidemiological and diagnostic "sentinel", the purpose of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Tonsil Size and Mallampati Score as Clinical Predictive Factors for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Severity in Children
 J Contemp Dent Pract. 2021 Jul 1;22(7):850-853.AbstractAim and objective: The aim of this study was to determine the clinical utility of body mass index (BMI), tonsil size, and Mallampati scoring in predicting both the presence of and severity of pediatric obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).Materials and methods: This prospective cross-sectional study comprised 78 growing children in the age range of 11-14 years with polysomnography (PSG)-proven OSA and 86 non-OSA corresponding controls. BMI, tonsil size (Friedman grading scale), and Mallampati score were determined for both groups, and related differences ...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - October 13, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Evidence may be lacking for automated MRI analysis in dementia
There's currently a "significant evidence gap" for the use of many availabl...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI links obstructive sleep apnea and dementia MRI shows link between white-matter hyperintensities and brain health Tau PET bests amyloid PET, MRI in Alzheimer's prognostic study MRI study looks for signs of Alzheimer's disease MRI links air pollution to dementia risk in women (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 11, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

MRI links obstructive sleep apnea and dementia
Brain MRI findings suggest treating people with obstructive sleep apnea coul...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Brain MRI shows link between atrial fibrillation and cognitive decline MRI shows link between white-matter hyperintensities and brain health PET/MRI study looks at head injuries and Alzheimer's disease MRI shows slimmer tongue reduces sleep apnea MRI shows less gray matter in kids with sleep apnea (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 5, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

AHA News: Exercise May Reduce Sleep Apnea and Improve Brain Health
Title: AHA News: Exercise May Reduce Sleep Apnea and Improve Brain HealthCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/27/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/28/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Sleep General)
Source: MedicineNet Sleep General - September 28, 2021 Category: Sleep Medicine Source Type: news

Cryosa raises $21.5M to further development of sleep-apnea treatment
Cryosa, a medical device startup developing therapies for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), announced Thursday it raised $21.5 million in a Series B funding found. The Arden Hills-based company is working on a minimally invasive therapy for OSA that doesn't require daily patient compliance. The round was led by Chattanooga, Tennessee-based Solas BioVentures, with additional funding from Santé Ventures and Tokyo-based HOYA Corp. Cryosa said it will use the funding to continue its human clinical… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 23, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Carter Jones Source Type: news

Obstructive sleep apnea screening, diagnosis, and treatment in the transportation industry - Das AM, Chang JL, Berneking M, Hartenbaum NP, Rosekind M, Gurubhagavatula I.
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common, identifiable, and treatable disorder with serious health, safety, and financial implications - including sleepiness-related crashes and incidents - in workers who perform safety-sensitive functions in the transpor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Enhancing public health and safety by diagnosing and treating obstructive sleep apnea in the transportation industry: an American Academy of Sleep Medicine position statement - Das AM, Chang JL, Berneking M, Hartenbaum NP, Rosekind M, Ramar K, Malhotra RK, Carden KA, Martin JL, Abbasi-Feinberg F, Aurora RN, Kapur VK, Olson EJ, Rosen CL, Rowley JA, Shelgikar AV, Trotti LM, Gurubhagavatula I.
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may lead to serious health, safety, and financial implications - including sleepiness-related crashes and incidents - in workers who perform safety-sensitive functions in the transportation industry. Evidence and expert consen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Why a former BCBS top doc is joining Buffalo-based startup Ognomy
Ognomy is in the midst of a national expansion for its sleep apnea platform. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 21, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Dan Miner Source Type: news

CPAP Machine Recall Causes Serious Problems for Sleep Apnea Patients
Title: CPAP Machine Recall Causes Serious Problems for Sleep Apnea PatientsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/20/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/21/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Sleep General)
Source: MedicineNet Sleep General - September 21, 2021 Category: Sleep Medicine Source Type: news

Sleep Apnea Patients Struggle as Common CPAP Machine Is Recalled
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 20, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Neurology, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Instruments for screening obstructive sleep apnea in drivers of commercial vehicles: a systematic literature review - Lelitasari, Kurniawidjaja LM, Modjo R.
BACKGROUND: Undiagnosed Obstructive sleep apnea in commercial vehicle drivers has the potential to causetraffic accidents. Polysomnography is the gold standard for diagnosing obstructive sleep apnea, but it isexpensive, impractical, and not available in pr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

The impact of aging on driving performance in patients with untreated obstructive sleep apnea - Cori JM, Gordon C, Jackson ML, Collins A, Philip R, Stevens D, Naqvi A, Hosking R, Anderson C, Barnes M, Howard ME, Vakulin A.
OBJECTIVE: To determine the influence of age on sleepiness-related driving performance in individuals with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). DESIGN: Extended wakefulness protocol comparing simulated driving performance in younger and older individuals... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Apple reportedly looking to expand smartwatch health features to blood pressure and fertility tracking
In the future, the company could be looking at sleep apnea and diabetes detection, according to Wall Street Journal.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - September 2, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

AHA Targets Rising Prevalence of Sleep Apnea in Children AHA Targets Rising Prevalence of Sleep Apnea in Children
Obstructive sleep apnea is becoming more common in children and adolescents as the prevalence of obesity increases, but it may also be a preventable risk factor for cardiovascular disease.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - August 26, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

AHA Statement Addresses Impact of Childhood OSA on Heart Health
THURSDAY, Aug. 19, 2021 -- The impact of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) on cardiovascular health in children and adolescents is addressed in a scientific statement published online Aug. 18 in the Journal of the American Heart Association. Carissa M.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

CPAP Recall Over Potential Cancer Risks Leaves Millions Scrambling
People with sleep apnea and other ailments who rely on CPAP and more than a dozen devices made by Philips are facing lengthy delays for replacements. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Joshua Brockman Tags: Recalls and Bans of Products Medical Devices Suits and Litigation (Civil) Ventilators (Medical) Food and Drug Administration Content Type: Service Apnea (Sleep Disorder) your-feed-healthcare Respironics Inc (Philips Consumer Electronics Co Source Type: news

Risk of work-related injury in workers with obstructive sleep apnea: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Chou KT, Tsai YL, Yeh WY, Chen YM, Huang N, Cheng HM.
The objective of this study is to elucidate the relationship between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and the risk of work-related injuries (WRIs), synthesize the latest clinical evidence and conduct a systematic review and meta-analysis adhering to Preferred... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Does high blood pressure cause sleep apnea?
HIGH blood pressure causes a range of potentially life-threatening conditions, both emergency and chronic. Does high blood pressure cause sleep apnea? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could Your Child Have Sleep Apnea?
This sleep disorder can cause serious health problems for kids. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - August 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Is Sleep Dentistry?
Doctors, sleep specialists, and dentists are increasingly working together to ease sleep apnea and snoring symptoms. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - August 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Obstructive Sleep Apnea May Raise Risk for Sudden Death
MONDAY, Aug. 9, 2021 -- Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a risk factor for all-cause mortality and cardiac mortality, according to a review recently published in BMJ Open Respiratory Research. Emily S. Heilbrunn, from Penn State Health in Hershey,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 9, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: High blood sugar can lead to sleep apnea – signs of the condition
HIGH blood sugar - synonymous with type 2 diabetes - is associated with sleep apnea, another health condition that could shorten your life. Would you know if you have it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Obstructive sleep apnea and risk of motor vehicle accident - Pocobelli G, Akosile MA, Hansen RN, Eavey J, Wellman RD, Johnson RL, Carls G, Bron M, Dublin S.
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the association between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and risk of motor vehicle accident (MVA). METHODS: We conducted a cohort study at Kaiser Permanente Washington using electronic health plan data and linked Washington Stat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Diagnostic accuracy of the Berlin questionnaire and the NoSAS score in detecting risk for obstructive sleep apnea in rotating shift workers - de Menezes J únior LAA, Fajardo VC, do Nascimento Neto RM, de Freitas SN, de Oliveira FLP, Pimenta FAP, Machado-Coelho GLL, Meireles AL.
BACKGROUND: Data on the validity of tools for sleep apnea risk detection in rotating shift workers are limited. The aim was to evaluate the Berlin questionnaire (BQ) and the Neck, Obesity, Snoring, Age, Sex (NoSAS) score for the detection of obstructive sl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Sleep Apnea Doubles Odds for Sudden Death
Title: Sleep Apnea Doubles Odds for Sudden DeathCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/3/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/4/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Sleep General)
Source: MedicineNet Sleep General - August 4, 2021 Category: Sleep Medicine Source Type: news

Sleep Apnea Doubles Odds for Sudden Death
New research shows sleep apnea may also increase the risk for high blood pressure, coronary artery disease and congestive heart failure. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - August 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sleep Apnea Doubles Odds for Sudden Death
TUESDAY, Aug. 3, 2021 -- With apologies to William Shakespeare, this is the stuff bad dreams are made of: Sleep apnea may double your risk for sudden death. The condition— in which a person's airway is repeatedly blocked during sleep,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 3, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

More Activity, Less Sitting May Cut Risk for Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Prospective cohort study shows more hours of physical activity, fewer hours sitting at work/away from home may lower risk for OSA (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 2, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

More Activity, Less Sitting May Cut Risk for Obstructive Sleep Apnea
MONDAY, Aug. 2, 2021 -- The incidence of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is negatively associated with physical activity and positively associated with sedentary hours, according to a study published online July 21 in the European Respiratory... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 2, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Sleepiness behind the wheel and the implementation of European driving regulations - Mcnicholas WT.
Sleep disturbance and sleepiness are established risk factors for driving accidents and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is the most prevalent medical disorder associated with excessive daytime sleepiness. Because effective treatment of OSA reduces accident r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

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