Sleep apnea’s variable oxygen levels cause damage that is detectable at the tissue level. Although many other confounding factors exist, sleep apnea is shown to be an independent factor associated … Continue Reading Study shows that sleep apnea can help enable the spread of lung cancer cells.
One in 15 adults has moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a disorder in which a person’s breathing is frequently interrupted during sleep, as many as 30 times per … Continue Reading Neuroimaging confirms that sleep apnea takes a toll on brain function.
Caring for patients with heart failure costs the United States $40 billion a year. Despite the condition’s enormous impact, few new treatments have been developed, and those that exist produce … Continue Reading Human study identifies sleep gene linked to heart failure.
Using a simple device for eight hours a night to treat sleep apnea can help people with prediabetes improve their blood sugar levels and may reduce the risk of progressing … Continue Reading Study shows that effective sleep apnea treatment lowers diabetes risk.
A study of hospitalized cardiac patients is the first to show that effective treatment with positive airway pressure therapy reduces 30-day hospital readmission rates and emergency department visits in patients … Continue Reading First ever study shows treating sleep apnea reduces cardiac patients hospital readmission.
A new study from the Case Western Reserve University shows a strong association between severe, untreated obstructive sleep apnea and the risk of elevated blood pressure despite the use of … Continue Reading Severity of sleep apnea impacts risk of resistant high blood pressure.
A simplified anesthesia procedure may enable more widespread use of preoperative testing to demonstrate the cause of airway obstruction in patients with severe sleep apnea, suggests a new study. A … Continue Reading New anesthesia technique helps show cause of obstruction in sleep apnea.